Today Verizon Wireless started rolling the new firmware update for Samsung Galaxy Note8 SM-N950U. The update brings the latest February 2018 Security along with regular bug fixes and improvement to Verizon Galaxy Note8. The update is labeled with software version NMF26X.N950USQS3BRB1. This is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
About the specs, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features a 6.3-inches display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. The phone packs 64/128/256GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with Dual 12 MP primary camera and 8MP front shooting camera. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with a Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery. It also has Iris scanner and fingerprint sensor in the back.
The update is seeding via OTA for all Verizon users with Stock firmware. You are not eligible to upgrade via OTA if you have rooted your device. So kindly unroot your phone to enjoy the seamless update. If not, then you can manually upgrade your Galaxy Note8 to N950USQS3BRB1 February Security Patch.
In case if you have already received the update with build number N950USQS3BRB1, then hit the download button to start the upgrade process. If not received, then check for the update manually by following the steps below.
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How to Update N950USQS3BRB1 Software on Verizon Galaxy Note8 manually?
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. 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 N950USQS3BRB1 update on Verizon Galaxy Note8 SM-N950U. 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 February Security Patch for SamsungGalaxy Note8.
Steps to Install N950USQS3BRB1 February 2018 Security
In case if you have received the download link to the firmware N950USQS3BRB1, then you can simply follow our guide to install manually.
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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 it. Install the latest Samsung Galaxy Note8 N950USQS3BRB1 update from Verizon. The latest patch will fortify your device against all latest security vulnerability.
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