Samsung starts rolling out the official update based on Android 8.0 Oreo for Verizon Galaxy Note 8 SM – N950U1 finally. Galaxy Note 8 owners will be happy because now Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 8 starts receiving Android Oreo official update. This latest official update comes with both Samsung Experience v9.0 and the latest Android security patch (March 2018). This is the final Oreo update which is stable build and comes with build ID number N950U1OYM3CRC1. The Android 8.0 Oreo official update brings a lot of new features and changes like Picture-in-Picture, notification channels, adaptive icons, notification badges, better battery life, circular emoji and much more. Proceed to the given guide to install OYM3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo For Galaxy Note 8 Official Update.
Also, the update includes many bug fixes and customizations. Samsung started rolling out this official update via OTA (Over-the-Air) in phase wise manner. So not all users can get the update at the same time. If you are excited and can’t wait more then still you can install this OTA update by using Odin app.
Odin is a tool made by Samsung which is used to updating/flashing firmware to Samsung devices. By following this step by step guide, you can easily and quickly install Android 8.0 Oreo for Verizon Galaxy Note 8 SM–N950U1. This latest Official update Android 8.0 Oreo for Verizon Galaxy Note 8 comes with better battery life and many other improvements through which your phone runs a lot faster and more smoothly. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing Android 8.0 Oreo for Verizon Galaxy Note 8 SM – N950U1 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
N950U1OYM3CRC1 8.0 FIRMWARE DETAILS:
|Model name||Galaxy Note8|
|Build date||Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:52:36 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2018-03-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 8.0 Oreo firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Note 8. 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-N950U1.
AndroidXDA.net will not responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 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 Note 8 , in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Note 8 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Note 8 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy Note 8 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Note 8, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
How to Flash N950U1OYM3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo For Verizon Galaxy Note 8 Official Update :
1: – First, download Android 8.0 Oreo official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Note 8 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 Note 8 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 connects successfully.
7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy Note 8 . (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: – Once the installation process successfully completes, the Galaxy Note 8 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully Install Android 8.0 Oreo for Verizon Galaxy Note 8 official firmware update.