Last Updated on February 16, 2018: Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint have rolled the December 2017 Android Security Patch update for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus with model no G955U. With this update, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint fixed the security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. Although this update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat, security patches offer an improved level for Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus. The update comes with build number G955USQS2BQL1. Now you can install the December Security Patch for Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U.
Apart from the December security patch, the update also fixed regular bugs and also improved system stability along with a few enhancements. The update is rolling via OTA (Over the Air) in a phase-wise manner. If you already running previous firmware update on Galaxy S8 Plus, then you may receive the latest update G955USQS2BQL1 anytime soon.
If you have received the December Security Patch for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus with build number G955USQS2BQL1, then hit the download button to download and install the update. In case if not received, then check for the update manually by following the steps below.
How to manually check for OTA Update on Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus?
Go to Settings –> About Phone –> Software update.
By following the above method you can easily find if you have any latest update on your phone. You can tap the option titled “Download Updates Manually”. If the update is not available, then make sure your device is not rooted or installed any modified firmware.
Before proceeding to download, make sure your phone has enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also, check if you have enough storage to download and install the latest update on Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U. 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. After following the procedure mentioned above, you can now start downloading December Security Patch for US Carrier Galaxy S8 Plus. As this update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.
Check out this link to see if your phone will support Android 8.0 Oreo.
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Steps to Install G955USQS2BQL1 December Security Patch for US carrier Galaxy S8 Plus manually:
Still not received the update, then don’t worry. The update is available to download and install using latest ODIN Software. Here we will share the full download of G955USQS2BQL1 December Security Patch for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. This guide is to install G955USQS2BQL1 December Security Patch for Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus.
Remember, Below guide is to update full OTA firmware file on Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus.
How to update via Samsung Kies
Do you want to upgrade your phone using Samsung Kies Software? If yes, then now you can upgrade your phone to all latest firmware via Samsung Kies. Download latest Samsung Kies on your PC, and start downloading G955USQS2BQL1 December Security Patch for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus.
Click Here To Upgrade Via Samsung Kies on Samsung Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus.
Required ODIN Firmware FILES
How to update via ODIN Software
Here we have shared the full firmware download link with ODIN drivers and software to install G955USQS2BQL1 December Security Patch for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus. To install the firmware, you must first download the required software and drivers on your PC.
DOWNLOAD ODIN AND DRIVERS:
- You must install Samsung Kies Software
- You also need to install Samsung USB Drivers
- Click to Download ODIN Software
- Download the required firmware and drivers.
- Your device must have 50% – 70% Battery.
- You need PC or Laptop to install this firmware.
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware. So make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t lose your data).
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read! – We are not responsible for any damage.
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I hope you followed the above full guide link to install G955USQS2BQL1 December Security Patch for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus manually. If any queries or feedback, please write a comment to us.