Install Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo G950USQU1ZQJB firmware

The latest flagships from Samsung, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus spotted running Oreo update on Geekbench last month. Finally it seems Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 is at the verge of release, today a lucky user got the Android Oreo update on it’s device and updated successfully. We have attached the screenshots below, if you look at the image above you can see the update arrives as build G950USQU1ZQJB so it is quite visible that the update has released for a limited number of users.

The full roll out will happen in a day or two, if you got hands on Galaxy S8 device and 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 G950USQU1ZQJB 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 G950USQU1ZQJB firmware on Galaxy S8 using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S8

Model: SM-G950U

Android version: Android 8.0.0 Oreo


Build Number: G950USQU1ZQJB

Android Security Patch Level:


How to install Android 8.0 G950USQU1ZQJB Oreo on Galaxy S8 via Odin

Early preparations:

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.

Process to install Android 8.0 Oreo G950USQU1ZQJB update on Galaxy S8

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.


Download Android 8.0 Oreo G950USQU1ZQJB 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.

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