Verizon started rolling the January 2020 Android security patch for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U) with build number N950USQU7DSL5. The update is rolling over the air and it is live for the Verizon users in USA.
If you haven’t received the update on your Verizon Galaxy Note 8 device, then you can manually check the software update. The update brings nothing major changes to the device except January 2020 security patch.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Device overview:
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 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.
Check The Software Update
Go to Settings App > Go to System > Tap on System Updates. Now hit the option Check for Updates. Now, if the N950USQU7DSL5 update is available for the device, you will get a notification to download it.
Before downloading, make sure to charge your device up to 50% or more. Use the WiFi connection to download faster and avoid charges from the operator.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
- Region: USA
- Carrier: Verizon
- Build number: N950USQU7DSL5
- Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
- Software Supported: ODIN
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-01-01
How to install stock firmware on Verizon Galaxy Note 8
To flash the firmware manually on your device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.
- This firmware (N950USQU7DSL5) is supported for Verizon Galaxy Note 8
- Charge your device to 50% in order to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
- You need a PC and USB Cables.
- Take a backup before flashing the software on your device