Earlier we had shared both the Android Oreo Beta 1 and Beta 2. Now Samsung started seeding the latest version of Android Oreo Beta 3 for Galaxy S8 in US. The update brings the build number to G950USQU1ZQK8. As we know, Samsung stopped the Beta 2 due to the Phone app crash issue, we hope this beta 3 update has fixed that issue.
The update is sent via OTA (Over the air) to the Galaxy S8 running Android Oreo beta. Yes, to receive this OTA update, either you should be signed for Beta Program or you need to be running any of the earlier released Oreo update on Galaxy S8. Check the link here to Install Android Oreo Beta on Galaxy S8.
The latest update brings the October Security Patch, Added new clock styles for the lock screen and Always On Display, improved the Samsung Dex mode and fixed some of the bugs found in the Beta 2.
The new update weighs 46.82MB with software version G950USQU1ZQK8. If you have not received the update, then you can manually check for the OTA update. You can follow the below guide to manually install G950USQU1ZQK8 Oreo Beta 3 for Galaxy S8.
Manually Install G950USQU1ZQK8 Oreo Beta 3 for Galaxy S8 in US
Before proceeding with anything, make sure your device has enough storage space in it and it must have at least 50% battery. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Also, don’t forget to take the data backup to avoid any problem in case things go wrong. You can now start downloading to upgrade August Security patch on Galaxy Tab S2 VE 8.0 LTE. As this update is based on Nougat, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.
In case you haven’t received the same, you can simply check the update manually:
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 8.0 Oreo. If you didn’t receive and you still want the update, then don’t worry. You can Update Samsung Galaxy S8 to Oreo Update manually by following the below steps. So read the steps carefully to upgrade Samsung Galaxy S8 to Oreo OTA update.
What is Android 8.0 Oreo?
Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest iteration of Android Operating system. This is the 8th major version of the Android mobile operating system after the release of Android Nougat. The latest features of Android Oreo includes New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
New features for Android Oreo:
- Notifications Channels
- Picture In A Picture
- Multi-Display Support
- Keyboard Navigation
- Background Limits
- New Wi-Fi Features
- Better Icons
- AutoFill Option
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 any new update on Galaxy S8
Click Here To Upgrade Via Samsung Kies
Click To Download Drivers and ODIN:
- Download and Install the Samsung Kies Software
- Download and Install the Samsung USB Drivers
- Click to Download and Extract the ODIN ZIP file on Desktop
Follow this guide to Install Samsung Firmware Using ODIN.