Galaxy S8 gets G950FXXU1ZQK1 Android Oreo based hotfix update
Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus units in UK are getting a new beta update from Samsung, this is a hotfix update released after Oreo beta 3. This new update is released as build G950FXXU1ZQK1 which aims to fix all those bug that arrived after installing Oreo beta 3, if you are also facing any issues with the beta 3 update then take this update as soon as possible.
If you are already on beta 3 then ZQKG firmware then you are eligible for the hotfix G950FXXU1ZQK1 update. The latest beta update brings improvements over the first one along multiple new features and stability improvements including November security patch and improves the stability of DeX mode along launcher improvements as well.
How to install Android 8.0 G950FXXU1ZQK1 Oreo hotfix update on Galaxy S8
If you are getting impatient for the firmware then we have posted each possible way below through which you can get the update right on your device. The stock Android 8.0 Oreo firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates.
You can also install stock Android 8.0 Oreo firmware on Galaxy S8 using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
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Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8
Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo
Build Number: G950FXXU1ZQK1
Android Security Patch Level: 01 Nov 2017
Process to install Android 8.0 Oreo G950FXXU1ZQK1 update on Galaxy S8
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Now keep following this method
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Oreo firmware on Galaxy S8 via Odin.
Galaxy S8 3rd Oreo beta and then try OTA method.
Download Android 8.0 Oreo G950FXXU1ZQK1 firmware for Galaxy S8. [Update is not available for Odin at the moment, try the Kies or OTA]
That’s it! If this guide helped you, please share it with others, Thank You.