So, it’s basically raining Android Oreo update everywhere from what it seems. Great news for all Galaxy Note 8 users. Finally, Samsung drops the stable Android Oreo update for Galaxy Note 8. The software version of the device now moves to N950FXXU3CRC1. It is based on Samsung Experience 9.0 like other previous Oreo updates we saw.This software is currently rolling in France for all unlocked Galaxy Note 8. It will gradually roll for all the devices worldwide. The security patch level has been stepped up to that of March 2018. Not much is known at the time about any other features, updates, fixes this system update will carry.
Very recently other premium flagship from Samsung, the Galaxy S8, and S8 Plus received the stable Android Oreo update. It seems Samsung is keeping track with the latest version of Android OS. We Hope the same happens with other mid-range devices too. In the meanwhile, Google also recently unveiled the Android P developer Preview 1 (DP1).
Before we move into upgradation process, let’s talk about the specs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a dual SIM smartphone launched in August 2017. The phone comes with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels. It runs on 1.7 GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and 6 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. This device packs a 64 GB of expandable internal storage. Galaxy Note 8 brings a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.
The update is currently rolling via OTA (Over the air) to users. The rollout is in a phase-wise manner, it may take a couple of days or weeks to receive the update notification on your phone. If you are not patient, then you can upgrade Galaxy Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo with software version N950FXXU3CRC1 manually. Before that, we request you to check for the software update manually. Below we have given the complete instructions on how to check software update manually on your device.
- How to Check Software Update Manually?
- Download Galaxy Note 8 N950FXXU3CRC1 Android Oreo Update
- Steps to Install Oreo firmware for Galaxy Note 8
How to Check Software Update Manually?
Here we will instruct on how to manually capture the Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo with build number N950FXXU3CRC1.
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 update.
- choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download the software update for Note 8 it.
What’s in Android 8.1 Oreo?
Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest released sweet from Google. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as 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
Download Galaxy Note 8 N950FXXU3CRC1 Android Oreo Update
Your device will itself automatically capture the OTA as it becomes available. Otherwise, you can manually go to the device Settings > System Update > Check for updates. If the OTA is available, check the firmware number and follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the update.
Apart from that here is the active firmware link to download the Galaxy Note 8 N950FXXU3CRC1 stable Android Oreo. This firmware you have to download and install manually.
Full Download Firmware HereDownload SM-N950F_1_20180313065640_dftkustng1_fac.zip Download Firmware – Mirror
Steps to Install Oreo firmware for Galaxy Note 8
The guide is simple and easy. So before installing the firmware, make sure you have the proper firmware downloaded. Also, read the instructions for installing the firmware. In this guide, we are using latest ODIN Download tool to flash the Android 8.0 Oreo.
How to update via ODIN Software
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.
Instructions to Install:Complete Tutorial To Flash Firmware Using ODIN Tool
So, that’s all. Catch the latest N950FXXU3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy Note 8 update and enjoy.
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