Finally, all major carriers in USA started rolling the latest Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S8 and S8+. We already shared Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S8 and S8+ a few days back. Now every carrier in US running Snapdragon variant also started receiving the latest update which brings the Samsung Experience 9.0 along with all Android Oreo features to the table. Now upgrade AT&T. T-Mobile, Verizon and even Sprint Galaxy S8 and S8+ to Android Oreo. The update comes with build number G950USQS2CRB9 and G955USQS2CRB9 for S8 and S8+.
Before we move into upgradation process, let’s talk about the specs. Samsung Galaxy S8 is a dual SIM smartphone launched in March 2017. The phone comes with a 5.80-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 4 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. This device packs a 64 GB of expandable internal storage. Galaxy S8 brings a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. Whereas
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is a dual SIM smartphone launched in March 2017. The phone comes with a 6.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 4 GB of RAM. It comes out of the box with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. This device packs a 64 GB of expandable internal storage. Galaxy S8 plus brings a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.
The update is currently rolling via OTA (Over the air) to users in US with T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and even Verizon. The rollout is gradual, it may take a couple of days or weeks to receive the update notification on your phone. If you are not patient, then you can upgrade Galaxy S8 and S8+ Snapdragon variant to Android 8.0 Oreo with software version G950USQS2CRB9 (S8) and G955USQS2CRB9 (S8+) manually. Before that, we request you to check for the software update manually. Below we have given the complete instructions on how to check software update manually on your device.
Table of Contents
- 1 How to Check Software Update Manually?
- 2 Steps to Install G950USQS2CRB9 and G955USQS2CRB9:
How to Check Software Update Manually?
Here we will instruct on how to manually capture the Galaxy S8/S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo with build number G950USQS2CRB9 and G955USQS2CRB9.
Simply Go to device Settings –> About Phone –> Software update.
By following the above method you can easily find if you have any latest update on your phone.
Before starting the OTA download process,
- Make sure your phone has enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also, check if you
- Ensure to have enough storage to download and install the G950USQS2CRB9 and G955USQS2CRB9 Android Oreo update.
- choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download the software update for Galaxy S8/S8+ it.
AT*T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.
Well, with that being said, let’s jump into what’s new in Android 8.0 Oreo Stock Firmware.
What’s in Android 8.1 Oreo?
Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest released sweet from Google. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
New features for Android Oreo:
- Notifications Channels
- Picture In A Picture
- Multi-Display Support
- Keyboard Navigation
- Background Limits
- New Wi-Fi Features
- Better Icons
Download Firmware Here
For T-Mobile S8
For T-Mobile S8 PlusDownload T-Mobile Galaxy S8+ CBR9 Download USERDATA_TMB Galaxy S8+
Other Carrier Download Link will be made available soon.
Steps to Install G950USQS2CRB9 and G955USQS2CRB9:
The guide is simple and easy. So before installing the firmware, make sure you have the proper firmware downloaded supported by your carrier. You can’t install T-Mobile Galaxy S8 on Sprint S8 device. Also, read the instructions for installing the firmware. In this guide, we are using latest ODIN Download tool to flash the Android 8.0 Oreo.
How to update via ODIN Software
To install the firmware, you must first download the required software, firmware and drivers on your PC.
Download ODIN and DRIVERS:
- You must install Samsung Kies Software
- You also need to install Samsung USB Drivers
- Click to Download ODIN Software
- Download the required firmware and drivers.
- Your device must have 50% – 70% Battery.
- You need PC or Laptop to install this firmware.
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware. So make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t lose your data).
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your device.
Instructions to Install:Complete Tutorial To Flash Firmware Using ODIN Tool
So, that’s all. Catch the latest AT&T/Veruzib/T-Mobile Galaxy S8 G950USQS2CRB9 and G955USQS2CRB9 Android Oreo update and enjoy.
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