Updated on August 27, 2017: Added the latest July Security update for Verizon Galaxy S8. The build comes with G950USQU1AQG4.
Verizon started seeding a new firmware update with build number G950USQU1AQG4 for Samsung Galaxy S8. This new update brings the latest July Security Patch Update for Verizon Galaxy S8 SM-G950U. The update is rolling out via OTA (Over The Air) update for few users starting today. G950USQU1AQG4. If you are running the Stock ROM without any root, then you may receive the update on your phone anytime soon. The update is sent in Phase wise manner to all the Galaxy S8 users.
Along with the July Security Patch Update on Verizon Galaxy S8, the update also brings Google Daydream VR, Hide Navbar, send animated GIFs to other person on the call, and more other features. This new OTA update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat. In case if you have the update notification of the latest firmware G950USQU1AQG4 on Verizon Galaxy S8. Make sure you have enough storage space, Stable and fast Wi-Fi connection, and also charge your phone to at least 50% of battery. Once you have all this, you can hit the download button to start upgrading your phone. As this OTA is all about July Security Patch, it shouldn’t take long for it to download. So make sure to Backup your device before downloading and upgrading G950USQU1AQG4 July Security Nougat For Galaxy S8.
To Get this OTA update, You must be running June Security Patch update G950USQU1AQG4 on your phone.
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This update is an incremental update with latest July Security Patch Update on Verizon Galaxy S8. So we recommend to update your device safe with July Security update which has patched a whole host of vulnerabilities in Android.
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Flash G950USQU1AQG4 July Security Nougat For Galaxy S8 G950U
If you didn’t receive any notification about the new update on Samsung Galaxy S8, then you can either check for the update manually or you can follow our simple guide on How to flash Nougat G950USQU1AQG4 For Verizon Galaxy S8.
To Check for latest Update, Go to Settings -> About Phone -> Software Updates.
If you have the update then press download and upgrade the OTA to Android 7.0 Nougat . If you didn’t receive and you still want the update, then don’t worry. You can Update Verizon Galaxy S8 to July Security Patch based Nougat manually by following the below steps. So read the steps carefully to upgrade Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U to Nougat OTA update.
Remember, Below guide is to update full OTA firmware file on Galaxy S8 G950U .
What’s in Android 7.0 Nougat and features?
Android 7.0 Nougat comes with handful of features such as App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.
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Update Via Samsung Kies
You can upgrade your phone to all latest firmware via Samsung Kies. Now install official Samsung Kies on your computer and start upgrading to latest July Security Patch update G950USQU1AQG4 on Galaxy S8 G950U.
Click Here To Upgrade Via Samsung Kies To July Security Patch Update.
CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE FILES THAT REQUIRED:
- Download and Install the Samsung Kies Software: CLICK HERE.
- Download and Install the Samsung USB Drivers: CLICK HERE.
- Click to Download and Extract the ODIN ZIP file on Desktop: CLICK HERE.
- Remember: This guide is to Install July Security Patch Update on Galaxy S8 G950U (G950USQU1AQG4 ).
- Your device must have 70% Battery.
- You need a Laptop or PC to perform this Action.
- You should be using Stock Firmware and not Custom ROM.
- Back Up your Data to make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t loose your data).
- You need to Enter Download Mode.
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read! – We are not responsible for any damage that you make to your Phone.
I hope you followed the above full guide link to install July Security Patch Nougat on Galaxy S8 manually. If any queries or feedbacks, please write comment to us.