Good news now you can install stable Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+ (Exynos). After a long wait and several beta update releases, Samsung is finally rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8/S8+, you can now Update Exynos Galaxy S8/S8+ to Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S8 and S8+. This latest official update comes with build id number G950FXXU1CRAP and G955FXXU1CRAP along with latest February 2018 security patch. Through which your device will be secure from all the previous vulnerabilities. Samsung is one of the biggest smartphone manufacturing company but it releasing updates slowly.
Samsung has finally released the stable version of Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+. This latest official Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo update comes with tons of new features and customization like Samsung Experience 9.0, picture-in-picture mode, notification channels, floating Navigation dock, home screen shortcuts, notification snoozing, background app optimizations and much more.
The stable version of Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+ is available for all Exynos variants. Samsung starts rolling out this official stable update via OTA (Over–the– Air), which means not all users can get the update at the same time. If you can’t wait until this OTA update reaches in your region, however still you can install Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+ by using Odin app. This is the first stable release of Android 8.0 for any Samsung devices, and it brings a plethora of new features and improvements. we highly recommended that before proceeding to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are want to install Android 8.0 Oreo Update On Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official Android 8.0 Oreo update and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-C900F.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ during or after the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo Proceed at your risk.
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S8 and S8+, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy S8 and S8+ USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy S8 and S8+ by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If your device is running on a custom ROM, then after installing this stock update, you’ll lost it.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy S8 and S8+, make sure that the battery of your device is about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
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How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo Update On Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+
1: – First, download Android 8.0 Oreo update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy S8 and S8+ on the desktop of your PC.
2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy S8 and S8+ to boot into Download Mode.
4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone into your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
7: – Next, select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy S8 and S8+ . (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
10: – Finally, after the installation process successfully completes, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully installed the stable version of Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+.