Updated March 23, 2018: Today AT&T carrier in US finally started upgrading Galaxy S8 to Android 8.0 Oreo update with build number G955USQU2CRB9.
Updated on March 18, 2018: Today Sprint also started rolling the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus with build number G955USQU2CRB9. Now you can simply follow this guide to install Oreo firmware on Sprint Galaxy S8+.
Attention..!! Verizon and T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Plus users. Get ready to grab a bite of the tasty Oreo. Verizon is the first to start seeding the G955USQU2CRB9 Android Oreo Update for Galaxy S8 Plus. Later T-Mobile started upgrading Galaxy S8 Plus to Android 8.0 Oreo. The update moves the software version to G955USQU2CRB9. It also moves the device security patch level to that of the February 2018. It is fo along with other Android system improvements.
The update is currently rolling via Over the air (OTA) for users in the US running the stock firmware. If you are rooted, then you are not eligible for upgrading to the latest OS via OTA. In case if you haven’t already received the update with build number G955USQU2CRB9, then update manually by following the steps given ahead.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is a dual SIM smartphone launched in March 2017. The phone comes with a 6.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels. It runs on 1.9 GHz octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor and 4 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. This device packs a 64 GB of expandable internal storage. Galaxy S8 plus brings a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.
Android 8.0 oreo brings a lot of features to this device. It is the 8th iteration of Android OS which follows the Android 7.0 Nougat. It includes autofill API, App shortcuts, Background app activity limit, Notification dot, dual messenger, high contrast keyboard etc. Other features like Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode etc can also be experienced.
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How to Manually Capture The G955USQU2CRB9 Android Oreo Update
Here we will instruct on how to manually capture the T-Mobile and Verizon Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo with build number G955USQU2CRB9.
Simply Go to device Settings –> About Phone –> Software update.
By following the above method you can easily find if you have any latest update on your phone.
Before starting the OTA download process,
- Make sure your phone has enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also, check if you
- Ensure to have enough storage to download and install the G955USQU2CRB9 Android Oreo update.
- choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download the software update for Galaxy S9 it.
Steps to Install G955USQU2CRB9 Android Oreo Update
In case if you have received the download link to the firmware G955USQU2CRB9 Android oreo update, then you can simply follow this guide to install manually.
Download G955USQU2CRB9 Firmware Here
To install the firmware, you must first download the required software, firmware 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.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your device.
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So, that’s all. Catch the latest Verizon/T-Mobile Galaxy S8 G955USQU2CRB9 Android Oreo update and enjoy.
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