Samsung Galaxy S8 is currently getting the February 2019 security update with build number G950FXXS4CSB1 in Europe region. Along with the regular monthly security level step-up, the current update also brings stability improvements to the camera of the device. Apart from this, there are some basic bug fixes and device which always teams up with the monthly update packages.
As of now, the latest G950FXXS4CSB1 software update for Samsung Galaxy S8 is rolling out in Europe region and is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. It is rolling currently in Austria, Switzerland, Romania, Luxembourg, Spain, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Serbia, Ireland, UK, France, Macedonia, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Croatia, Bulgaria, South East Europe, Bosnia, and more other regions.
Like the usual course, any OTA update takes, the February 2019 software update will knock into the Galaxy S8 in batches. It will be a fairly automatic process which will notify you of the new update once it’s available in your region. So, naturally, not everyone is going to see the update at one time. However, you can have the upper hand here and search for the OTA manually. Simply go to Galaxy S8 Settings > System updates > tap on Check for updates. if you see the prompt shows up to download G950FXXS4CSB1 February update for Galaxy S8 (Europe region with variant SM-G950F), then tap on Download.
G950FXXS4CSB1: Firmware Details
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)
- Model: SM-G950F
- Region: Europe
- Baseband Version: G950FXXS4CSB1
- Security Patch Level: 01.01.2019
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android OS: 8.0 Oreo
Supported Regions are: Austria, Switzerland, Romania, Luxembourg, Spain, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Serbia, Ireland, UK, France, Macedonia, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Croatia, Bulgaria, South East Europe, Bosnia, and more other regions
So, if you happened to sport a Galaxy S8 then keep your eyes out for the airborne OTA. It can drop into your device anytime now. Either wait for the OTA to hit your device on its own, otherwise manually fah the latest firmware using our resources and installation guide. Update to latest security and fortify your device.
Install February Security Update on Samsung Galaxy S8
This is a manual process of updating the device. You will download the firmware and use the Odin tool to install the stock firmware on the Galaxy S8. Below you can find the firmware download link as well as other required drivers. We have also mentioned the guide which will help you flash the firmware on your Galaxy S8.
Here is the download link for the firmware. Also, you need a few tools with you which we have listed below.
Before installing the firmware you have to follow some guidelines which you can find in the Pre-requisite section.
- This firmware is exclusively for Galaxy S8 (Europe). Do not use it on other devices.
- Charge your device’s battery up to 50% or more.
- A PC or Laptop
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before installing any new firmware.
- You must install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Download and Install Samsung Kies software.
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
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How To Install Stock Firmware
Simply follow the link below to know how to flash the Samsung firmware to complete stock.
So, that’s it, guys. Security updates are always the most important aspect of using smartphones. I hope this guide was useful to upgrade February 2019 security update for your Galaxy S8 in Europe region. If you’ve got any queries do let us know in the comments section below.