Download N950USQS7DSL2: January 2020 patch for Sprint Galaxy Note 8


Sprint started rolling the January 2020 Android security patch for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U) with build number N950USQS7DSL2. The update is rolling over the air and it is live for the Sprint users in USA.

If you haven’t received the update on your Sprint Galaxy Note 8 device, then you can manually check the software update. The update brings nothing major changes to the device except January 2020 security patch.

Download N950USQS7DSL2: January 2020 patch for Sprint Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Device overview:

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a dual SIM smartphone launched in August 2017. The phone comes with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels. It runs on 1.7 GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and 6 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. This device packs 64 GB of expandable internal storage. Galaxy Note 8 brings a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.


Check The Software Update

Go to Settings App > Go to System > Tap on System Updates. Now hit the option Check for Updates. Now, if the N950USQS7DSL2  update is available for the device, you will get a notification to download it.

Before downloading, make sure to charge your device up to 50% or more. Use the WiFi connection to download faster and avoid charges from the operator.

Firmware Details

  • Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
  • Region: USA
  • Carrier: Sprint
  • Build numberN950USQS7DSL2
  • Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Software Supported: ODIN
  • Android Security Patch Level: 2020-01-01

How to install stock firmware on Sprint Galaxy Note 8

To flash the firmware manually on your device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.


  • This firmware (N950USQS7DSL2) is supported for Sprint Galaxy Note 8
  • Charge your device to 50% in order to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
  • You need a PC and USB Cables.
  • Take a backup before flashing the software on your device


GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any kind of hardware or software damage to your device while or after you follow this guide. Install non-official firmware on your device at your own risk.

Firmware Download

Firmware Installation Guide

For the installation process, you can follow the guides given below. It includes a video tutorial as well as a practical approach to the installation process.
How to install stock firmware on Galaxy Note 8 using ODIN tool

So, make sure to download the January 2020 Security patch for your Sprint Galaxy Note 8 device with build number N950USQS7DSL2. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.

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