Samsung and T-Mobile started seeding latest monthly security update for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active. The update brings February 2018 security patch and arrives as build G892USQS1ARB3. The February 2018 patch fixes some critical bugs and brings fixes for the “Meltdown and Spectre” vulnerability. The update also brings a bunch of under the hood improvements and bug fixes to enhance stability. Great news is that you can download and install February 2018 security patch for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active via Kies and Odin.
How to install February 2018 patch G892USQS1ARB3 update on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active via OTA, Kies and Odin
The update doesn’t increments the OS version, still it stays on Android 7.0 Nougat but this is an important update to install. If you are running older firmware on your device then this guide for you, in this post we have mentioned each possible way to update your device right away without wasting time. The February 2018 patch for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active can be updated via OTA, Kies and Odin as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates.
You can also install stock Nougat firmware on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active (T-Mobile)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: G892USQS1ARB3
Android Security Patch Level: 1 February 2018
How to install February 2018 patch for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active via Odin
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 latest update on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active
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 firmware on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active via Odin.
Download February 2018 patch firmware for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active.
Try OTA or Kies until the firmware is available
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