Samsung is getting so aggressive in terms of providing software updates to its devices. Currently, the company has started rolling out the latest security patch update to its Galaxy S8 device. It brings the latest October 2019 Android Security Patch level to the device with build number G950FXXS5DSJ5 / G950FXXS5DSJD. Though, the security patch update is rolling out to the South American region for now and will soon roll-out globally. You can now download and install October 2019 Security patch (G950FXXS5DSJ5 / G950FXXS5DSJD) on Galaxy S8 from this article with a full installation guide.
The October patch update comes with the G950FXXS5DSJ5 / G950FXXS5DSJD software baseband version. It fixes vulnerabilities and improves system security. While the software update is based on Android 9.0 Pie. As per the region, the update is now live for Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Columbia, Chile, Trinidad, and Tobago, Panama, Bolivia, and more.
Check for OTA Updates Manually
Samsung is rolling out the software OTA update via batches and it may take some time to receive globally. Meanwhile, if your Galaxy S8 hasn’t received the latest update yet, manually check for the OTA update from below.
Just go to the device Settings menu > System Update > tap on Check for Latest Updates. If the latest update is available on your device, then tap on the Download and Install it. Wait for the update to install completely and reboot your handset. Make sure to connect your handset to a good Wi-Fi network and charge your phone up to 60% minimum.
Now, let’s take a look at the firmware details.
Firmware Details: G950FXXS5DSJ5 / G950FXXS5DSJD
Check out the October 2019 security patch details for Galaxy S8.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8
- Model: SM-G950F
- Baseband Version: G950FXXS5DSJ5 / G950FXXS5DSJD
- Security Patch Level: 2019-10-01 (October)
- Region: South America
- Software Supported: Odin Flash Tool
- Android OS: 9.0 Pie
Supported countries are:
Now, let’s take a look at the software installation process on Galaxy S8 handset via Odin Flash Tool manually.
Steps to Install October 2019 Security patch for Galaxy S8
If your device isn’t receiving any update automatically or you want to flash the Stock ROM or software update manually via Odin tool, check out the full guide with requirements.
- ROM Supported: for Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F) only.
- Charge Battery: up to 60% at least to skip accidental shutdown.
- Requires: a PC or Laptop and a USB Cable.
- Backup: Complete Backup without Root of your device data.
- USB Drivers: Download and Install the Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Kies Tool: Download and Install the Samsung Kies software on your computer.
- Download Mode: enter into the Samsung Download Mode.
- Flash tool: Download ODIN tool
Download the firmware update file from below and follow the installation process.
G950FXXS5DSJ5 / G950FXXS5DSJD | Link
Installation Steps: October 2019 Security patch for Galaxy S8
We have shared the complete installation process of the Samsung Stock ROM via Samsung Odin Flash Tool in easy steps.
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:Video Guide to Flash Stock ROM on any Samsung Device using Odin Tool
We hope that this guide is helpful to you and you’ve successfully installed or updated the Galaxy S8 October 2019 Security patch (G950FXXS5DSJ5 / G950FXXS5DSJD) in South America variants. For any queries, do let us know in the comments below.