Update Stock Oreo G950USQU2CRB1 OTA on Galaxy S8 G950U right away!

Finally a great news for the owners of Galaxy S8 G950U (Snapdragon variant), Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 G950U is available. You can easily download and install stock Oreo on Galaxy S8 G950U by following our guide below, the update is available as OTA via build G950USQU2CRB1, the update is not rolling out officially but it was found on the Samsung servers. It is not officially announced yet but you can install it easily on your device, so go ahead and follow the instruction to install Stock Oreo G950USQU2CRB1 OTA on Galaxy S8 G950U right away!

Note: Please make sure your device is running on BQL1 firmware for this method to work. You can follow this guide to update BQL1 firmware on your device first.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8

Model: SM-G950U

Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo


Build Number: G950USQU2CRB1

Android Security Patch Level: Feb 01, 2017

Size: 1.4GB

How to install Android 8.0 G950USQU2CRB1 Oreo on Galaxy S8 G950U 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 G950USQU2CRB1 update on Galaxy S8 G950U

Download the G950USQU2CRB1 firwmare OTA zip from the link below and copy it on the storage of the device.

It’s the device to turn off your device completely.

Now boot your device into Recovery Mode, to do so follow this guide

Once in recovery Mode choose Apply update from SD Card and choose the G950USQU2CRB1 OTA zip file you downloaded from the link below.

Once installed, simply reboot your device and you are done!

Download section:

Download Android 8.0 Oreo G950USQU2CRB1 OTA for Galaxy S8 G950U. Download

That’s it! If this guide helped you, please share it with others, Thank You.

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