As we are almost past the 1st week March, US tele-carriers are rushing out new but late software updates for Galaxy S8. As you may guess, the latest update packs the February 2019 security patch with build number G950USQS5CSB1. It is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. This software is already airborne with various prime tele-carriers such as Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile etc. You may wait for it to drop into your phone, but OTA takes it own times. Already, in March you’re getting a late patch of February.
Otherwise, follow our guide and install the firmware manually to upgrade your devices. Obviously, we have tagged the latest G950USQS5CSB1 firmware download link as per respective tele-carriers.
How to Capture the OTA Update?
The current software update is following an over-the-air course which quite normal. It is an automatic process where the software will knock into the devices on its own. Then you will get notified to install the same. However, depending upon various factors like geographical location and tele-carrier support, you may not receive the update at once. So, you can capture the OTA manually. This is a very simple process.
- Go to your phone Settings > System Update
- Tap on Check for Latest Updates
- If the G950USQS5CSB1 update shows up, then download and install it
The software updates weigh in several hundred MBs or maybe in GBs. So, the ideal way to download the update is by connecting to a strong Wi-Fi network. It will also save you from tele-carrier’s data charges. Remember to charge the battery of your device up to 50% to 70% before installing the new update. This will help to avoid any power related interruptions during installing the update.
Download G950USQS5CSB1 Firmware [All US Carriers]
If you somehow don’t happen to capture the OTA automatically, then as we mentioned above, You can download and install the February 2019 update for your Galaxy S8 manually. You have to use the flash tool, Odin to do it. Here we have put up the download link for the firmware which packs February 2019 security patch for Galaxy S8 for various tele-carriers in the US.
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How to Install Stock Firmware Update on Galaxy S8
Download the firmware from the link above followed by all the Samsung USB drivers and other flash tools. Check the basic guidelines before you begin to install the new firmware.
- This firmware is exclusively for Galaxy S8. Do not use it on other devices.
- Charge your device’s battery up to 50% or more before performing the update.
- A PC/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 the Samsung Download Mode.
Here is the complete guide about using the Odin tool to install the latest firmware to complete stock on the Galaxy S8.How to Install Stock Firmware on Samsung Galaxy 8
So, guys..! get going and update your Galaxy S8 with G950USQS5CSB1 February 2019 security patch from various tele-carriers in the US region.