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Latest Android 8.0 Oreo beta rolling out for the Galaxy S8 in the US

Samsung has released the third iteration of its Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware in the United States, following its rollout in the United Kingdom last week. Unlike the upgrade that made the rounds over the pond, this latest update bundles a number of miscellaneous bug fixes, according to the lengthy changelog.

Related: Samsung has begun testing the Galaxy S9 with Android 8.0 Oreo

There could be a simple explanation for that, though: there’s a chance that the firm didn’t list all of the changes in its first changelog—but that seems unlikely. What’s more probable, however, is that Samsung had to patch a number of additional bugs exclusive to the Snapdragon variant of the Galaxy S8.

How do I check to see if the OTA is ready for my Galaxy S8?

If you’re enrolled in Samsung’s Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Program and would like to check to see if the latest update is available for your Galaxy S8, head into Settings, select Software Update, then tap Download Updates Manually—and while it’s downloading, be sure to check out our What’s New With Android 8.0 Oreo series.

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afazel
afazel

Camera and iris scanner still likes to not work. Some apps (Chase banking for example) don’t work well. Battery life is terrible.

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

Music icon NOT removed from AOD – so why is being stated in the update. its so annoying constantly seeing it on the AOD. Phone is still sluggish.

dineshdotcom2000
dineshdotcom2000

After looking at multiple posts, i have not seen any updates regarding Camera department.

Milek29a
Milek29a

Phase 2 please… there are people outside US and UK, you know…

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