Yes, the November 2019 security patch is now rolling out for the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Plus in USA with build number G955USQS7DSK2. The update is based on Android 9.0 Pie. Currently, the update is moving over-the-air and users will receive it gradually on their device. Along with the security update, the device also gets fingerprint scanner fix and system stability tweaks with the current update.
We even have the stock firmware of the same G955USQS7DSK2 build which the interested users can flash on their T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Plus variants to 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
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Check for 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 G955USQS7DSK2 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 G955USQS7DSK2 firmware.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U)
- Region: USA
- Carriers: T-Mobile
- Build number: G955USQS7DSK2
- Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
- Software Supported: ODIN
- Security Patch Level: 2019-11-01
This software update improves fingerprint recognition performance and gives you the most up to date Android security patch on your device.
How to install stock firmware on Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
You have to use the Odin tool to install the stock firmware on your Galaxy S8 Plus. 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 Plus (SM-G955U).
- 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 Plus.How to Install Stock ROM on Galaxy S8 Plus 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 G955USQS7DSK2 November 2019 security patch on your T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U) right now.