Download Galaxy S8 January 2019 Security: G950FXXS4CSA1

It’s 2019! Samsung started rolling the January 2019 Security Patch for their device. We are speaking of the Galaxy S8 which is now getting the January 2019 security patch update. This software update is making its rounds in the New Zealand and Papa New Guinea region as of now. It is seeding over-the-air with the new build number G950FXXS4CSA1 based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

The latest update is rolling in phases. So, not everyone will get to have the software at the same time. In case you want to know about what all security vulnerabilities the latest month’s update fixes up, then check out the January 2019 Android security bulletin.

Download Galaxy S8 January 2019 Security: G950FXXS4CSA1

How To Find Software Update on Galaxy S8

The most basic and easy way to upgrade your Galaxy S8 with New Zealand and Papa New Guinea variant is to wait for the airborne software update. It will knock into the device on its own. It’s fairly an automatic process, but sometimes the automatic update gets stuck. You may not get to see the update even after weeks of the rollout of the software. Here you can search for the update on your own and capture it as well.

To do it, go to your device Settings > System Update > Tap on Check for Latest Updates. If the new software update is available it will show up with the recent changelog and the build number G950FXXS4CSA1. Then just tap on Download to initiate the update process. Keep in mind to charge the battery of your device up to 50% to avoid power related issues. After the installation, you will be prompted to restart your device. Doit and the device will boot up with the new patch of January 2019.

To download the software updates use the Wi-Fi network as it will save the carrier data charges. Alternatively, we have put up the firmware which brings the January 2019 security patch update for Galaxy S8. You can find the download link for the firmware and installation manual below.

G950FXXS4CSA1: Firmware Details

  • Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 (SM-G950F)
  • Model: SM-G950F
  • Region:  New Zealand and Papa New Guinea
  • Baseband Version: G950FXXS4CSA1
  • Security Patch Level: 01.01.2019
  • Software Supported: ODIN Tool
  • Android OS: 8.0 Oreo

 Install G950FXXS4CSA1 January Security Update on Galaxy S8 [New Zealand and Papa New Guinea]

This is a manual process of updating the device. You will download the firmware and use the Odin tool to install the stock firmware on the Galaxy S8. Below you can find the firmware download link as well as other required drivers. We have also mentioned the guide which will help you flash the firmware on your Galaxy S8.

Firmware Download

Here is the download link for the firmware. Also, you need a few tools with you which we have listed below.


Samsung Kies Software: Download
Samsung USB Drivers: Download
ODIN Tool: Download
Firmware Link: Download | Mirror

Before installing the firmware you have to follow some guidelines which you can find in the Pre-requisite section.




GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any incidental bricking/damage to your device while/after installing this firmware update. Follow the steps carefully.

How To Install Stock Firmware 

Simply follow the link below to know how to flash the Samsung firmware to complete stock.

Guide to Install firmware on any Samsung Device using Odin Tool Video Guide to flash Stock Firmware on your device

So, that’s it, guys. Security updates are always the most important aspect of using smartphones. So, get the January 2019 security update for your Galaxy S8 and install it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.