Yes, the November 2019 security patch is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S8 in the Europe region. It is available with build number G950FXXU6DSK9 which is based on Android 9.0 Pie. Currently, the update is moving over-the-air and users in Europe region will receive the update. Along with the security update, the device also gets regular bug fixes and system stability tweaks with the current update. As we speak, the update is rolling for Austria, Switzerland, Romania, Luxembourg, Spain, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Serbia, Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Bosnia, and more.
You can manually upgrade the Galaxy S8 to software version G950FXXU6DSK9a which will step up their device to the November security patch. All you have to do is follow the installation guide and use the dedicated flash tool and install the firmware
Check the Software update
OTAs roll in phase depending upon the server. So, if you think you had enough of waiting, you can try to capture it manually.
Go to Settings App > Go to System > Tap on System Updates. Now hit the option Check for Updates. Now, if the G950FXXU6DSK9 update is available for our device, you will be prompted to download it.
Use Wi-Fi for downloading the update as it may be a huge file size and also you want to finish the download process faster. To avoid low battery power issues, we suggest you charge up your device up to 50% or more before installing the new update.
If you miss out or not able to capture the OTA manually, you can download the stock firmware and install it manually. Let’s check out some basic information about the latest G950FXXU6DSK9 firmware.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)
- Region: Europe
- Build number: G950FXXU6DSK9
- Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
- Software Supported: ODIN
- Security Patch Level: 2019-11-01
How to install stock firmware on Samsung Galaxy S8
You have to use the Odin tool to install the stock firmware on your Galaxy S8. Also, make sure to have the correct Samsung USB drivers with you. We have put up the download links to all the important tools in the next section.
- This firmware zip file and this tutorial is exclusive for Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F).
- Don’t install the firmware file provided here on other Samsung smartphones.
- Charge up the phone battery to 50% to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
- A PC and a USB Cable
- Make sure to take a complete backup(non-root method) of your device data before installing it.
- Enter your device into the Samsung Download Mode as well.
Firmware Installation Guide
Here are the links for the regular installation guide along with a video tutorial to help you install firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S8.How to Install Stock ROM on Galaxy S8 using ODIN Video tutorial to use ODIN tool to install stock firmware
So, that’s it guys. Be the early bird, downlaod the firmware and install the G950FXXU6DSK9 November 2019 security patch on your Galaxy S8 right now.