Galaxy S8+ update brings October security patch, stability improvements

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The Galaxy S8+ is now getting an update that brings the October security patch, following devices like the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy A5 (2016 and 2017). Once again, the latest security patch update seems to have hit the Netherlands first, but it shouldn’t be long before it makes its way to other regions. The update is available over the air as a 479 MB download and carries firmware version G955FXXU1AQI9.

Galaxy S8+ latest update includes stability improvements

The latest Galaxy S8+ update also brings stability improvements for the launcher and DeX mode. The latter, we’re assuming, may be related to the upcoming support for running Linux OS on DeX. The changelog doesn’t mention anything else, and as with all monthly updates, this one isn’t likely to have any hidden user-facing features. We also don’t know if the Galaxy S8 has started receiving the update yet, but we’ll let you know once it does. The Galaxy S8 is also getting the update, as reported by one of our readers.

Galaxy S8+ update brings October security patch, stability improvements

If you are using a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ and want to see if the update is available, open the phone’s settings, tap Software update, then tap Download updates manually. Don’t worry if there’s no update available; just wait for a couple of days and you should get a notification informing you of its arrival. It should also be up in our firmware database shortly.

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Klawdenberg
9 days 6 hours ago
Klawdenberg

Botón de ampliar vídeos en pantalla completa you Tube no aparece. Cualquier sugerencia gracias

Klawdenberg
9 days 6 hours ago
Klawdenberg

Tal ves la configuración cambio pero no sale el botón de ampliar vídeos a pantalla completa en los vídeos de you Tube. Si alguien puede ampliar a toda la pantalla agradeceré su aporte.

danilkhan
15 days 14 hours ago
danilkhan

Russian today go to!!!

danilkhan
15 days 16 hours ago
danilkhan

It’s today 09/11/2017. Waited for a long time. As a madman he checked every day.

17 days 16 hours ago
Sarkis Boyadjian

Is this update limited to specific regions and/or variants or is it coming to everyone? We’re into November now and mine is still on the August update

fernandorossello
21 days 16 hours ago
fernandorossello

nothing in Spain , PHE,

for3st
23 days 9 hours ago
for3st

just received today update in Germany DBT with OCT patch and we got start today NOV

tyablo
25 days 13 hours ago
tyablo

nothing in Georgia (country). is there any region limitations?

27 days 6 hours ago
Sarkis Boyadjian

Still on the August update on my region free/factory unlocked S8+

23 days 10 hours ago
Martin Eugeniev

Mine to… the regular S8

feocat
28 days 14 hours ago
feocat

Still on August patch and AQH3 firmware version/ region CAC(Uzbekistan)

mewmew11
30 days 14 hours ago
mewmew11

Toujours rien pour le S8+ en France… SM-G955F

sonnenkinder
1 month 1 day ago
sonnenkinder

Germany S8+ DBT is still on August too… . 🙁

1 month 1 day ago
bouni26

Toujours rien concernant la mise à jour en France sur le S8+.
Je l’attends désespérément ^^

mv_mao
1 month 1 day ago
mv_mao

Anybody knows when the KRACK path will come to S8+?

OddaJeveln
1 month 2 days ago
OddaJeveln

S8+ Sweden here, still on August patch and no new updates found.

ghostman88ro
1 month 3 days ago
ghostman88ro

Another one in Romania. G955FXXU1AQJ1 for S8+ received on 20th of october early in the morning.

mabmed
1 month 2 days ago
mabmed

I am on Romania rom QH3, no update.

mabmed
1 month 2 days ago
mabmed

Just flashed Romania rom in order to receive this new update, but no ota October, still August patch.

1 month 4 days ago
FCBayern_fan_ru

S8+ there are no any updates in Russia

zengshengliu
1 month 4 days ago
zengshengliu

Unlocked S8+ in USA, still in August patch.

mike121989
1 month 4 days ago
mike121989

same situation here, this sucks.

altaf.s
1 month 4 days ago
altaf.s

nothing on s7 edge in india, stuck on august update.

Mubashiret
1 month 4 days ago
Mubashiret

still in august patch in uae

1 month 4 days ago
masi075

Anything about Note 8 on the radar?

drifter2048
1 month 4 days ago
drifter2048

Me too, Note 8 in France (XEF) still on August security.

SAMgalaxyXXX
1 month 4 days ago
SAMgalaxyXXX

The same here in UK. My Note 8 still on August 1st security patch. Unbelievable!!!

vanillasky
1 month 4 days ago
vanillasky

What a discgrace! There’s so many threats waiting just behing the corner, so many hackers wants to steal your data. You should sue Samsung for that. And get a voodoo

wpbogdan
1 month 1 day ago
wpbogdan

are you severely autistic?

sandocanu
1 month 4 days ago
sandocanu

Actually get your facts correct in Romania (just country version..no carrier) today i just got update: G955FXXU1AQJ1

ProgreSSive92
1 month 4 days ago
ProgreSSive92

S8 have Octomber update

iwantschak
1 month 4 days ago
iwantschak

This is a joke, I live in the UK and on (EE network) – I am on 1st August patch on my S8+ (build date 8th August)
Not recieved September update, my phone is 2 months behind with security patches!
Come on Samsung sort it out please!
We want the October patch or either Android Oreo on our S8’s!!
Get your fingers out!!!

xedamen
1 month 4 days ago
xedamen

S8 here, unlocked XEU last patch is August as well. BTU is august as well… Last time when I purchased a Samsung handset.

wpbogdan
1 month 1 day ago
wpbogdan

you’re the biggest idiot in the world. you don’t deserve an S8. when apple and google push half broken updates that drain your battery “but dude they’re fast!1!1!” when samsung actually takes the time to make sure they work fine and you wont have any problems with it “NEVER BUYING SAM SONG AGAIN!1!1!11”
kill yourself

sandocanu
1 month 4 days ago
sandocanu

Please push to carrier to implement the updates. i`m doing this contant in Romania every month. Actually Samsung is releasing updates monthly but the reality is the cariers are delaying the testing and approving it up to 3 months. This is why you need to push them and make them more Costumer care orientated.

1 month 4 days ago
Swehola

Same as my. 4.august last security patch
🙁 come on and speed up Sammy

sandocanu
1 month 4 days ago
sandocanu

Please push to carrier to implement the updates. i`m doing this contant in Romania every month. Actually Samsung is releasing updates monthly but the reality is the cariers are delaying the testing and approving it up to 3 months. This is why you need to push them and make them more Costumer care orientated.

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