Third Galaxy Note 8 Android Pie beta is rolling out now

Samsung opened up the Galaxy Note 8 to its One UI (Android Pie) beta program last month. The handset has since received two beta firmware. The third Galaxy Note 8 Android Pie beta is now rolling out after the Galaxy S8 received its third build last week.

The firmware brings fixes for a handful of bugs in addition to the February 2019 security patch. Samsung today detailed its latest security maintenance release for devices on stable firmware.

Third Galaxy Note 8 Android Pie beta build is out

The Galaxy Note 8 running beta firmware will now receive an update notification for the latest release. Firmware version N950FXXU5ZSB1 is being rolled out for the device.

Some of the bugs that were discovered in the previous build include fingerprint sensor not working in Samsung Pay, lag when clicking on the recent app button, music playing automatically when Samsung Music was closed from the top bar and more.

The bug that prevented the Air Command icon from appearing when the S Pen was removed has been addressed as well. There are also fixes for the Secure Folder getting hanged when switching, Camera app forcibly closing when video screen ratio is changed and the photo editor crashing when an image was rotated.

The third Galaxy Note 8 Android Pie beta is now rolling out. Those who are on the beta program can get it by accessing the Software update menu in the Settings app and tapping on the Download and install option.

The stable version of Android Pie for the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to arrive in the next couple of weeks.

Galaxy Note 8 Android Pie beta

  • Model: SM-N950F
  • Dimensions: Bar: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
  • Display: 6.3 inch / 160.02 mm Super AMOLED Display
  • CPU: Exynos 8895
  • Camera: 12MP
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