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Galaxy S8 and S8+ November security update rolling out in India

It’s a tad quite late for flagship phones to be getting the November security patch seeing how the December update has already been released for Samsung’s mid-range phones, but if you own a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ in India, your expensive phone should finally be receiving an update with the not-so-latest security patch. It’s a 500 MB+ update (firmware version XXU1AQK7) that, in addition to the November patch, includes Bluetooth stability improvements.

The November patch, as we have repeatedly been saying, is an important one, as it fixes the KRACK Wi-Fi exploit. It’s an exploit that hasn’t been taken advantage of in a major way yet, and it also doesn’t help if the router or network your phone is connected to hasn’t been updated with a patch for KRACK, but it’s still something that needs to be fixed on priority. That’s what the new update does, so if you have a Galaxy S8 or S8+ in India, you should grab it as quickly as possible.

How do I get the update?

Open the phone’s settings, go into the Software update section, then tap the Download updates manually option. Alternatively, you can download the firmware from our database and use a PC to upgrade, although we only recommend this if your phone is unable to get the update over the air.

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lakshmi11
lakshmi11

When Will Samsung j7 prime get the december patch, it is still stuck in august security patch

hamza110
hamza110

Today Received the November patch in Pakistan!

ale_lambertucci
ale_lambertucci

In Argentina, I received the November patch yesterday.

fredvaz87
fredvaz87

I just got the patch last Friday for my S8+ on AT&T

Sumit King
Sumit King

And here s6 got december patch

vskumar1972
vskumar1972

Samsung not care their flagship phone s8&s8+. 2nd week of December they giving November security update. But for midrange phones like A7 C7 all getting December security update. WTF…

langenr1
langenr1

sammobile seems to be a little behind. Got this patch sometime last week in Germany

notemy
notemy

Security patches are not available in every region at the same time. Samsung has a lot of varied release history for different regions for the same device.