Fourth Android Pie beta for Galaxy S8 and S8+ released

Samsung today rolled out a new Android Pie beta update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+. This is the fourth beta release for the devices, which were opened up for the beta program in mid-January. The latest build comes with fixes for a number of bugs that existed in the previous beta releases.

Earlier today, Samsung released the stable Android Pie update for the Note 8 in Bulgaria and Slovakia, following the fourth beta release earlier this week. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ should also be getting the stable update soon.

Galaxy S8 nearing the stable Android Pie update

Samsung is now rolling out software versions G950FXXU4ZSB9 and G955FXXU4ZSB9 for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, respectively. These new builds fix a number of bugs, including the one which prevented NFC from working.

Issues like freezing of the phone after opening the recent apps screen and the keyboard appearing while dialing a number have also been fixed. Samsung has also addressed the error that occurred when a file is moved to external memory. You can read the complete list of bugs fixed in the changelog below.

Those on the Galaxy S8 beta program can download this latest release over-the-air by tapping Software update in the Settings app and selecting the Download and install option. The update weighs 470 MB.

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  • Great news waiting for it on my Galaxy s8+ (955F) for stable realses such as note8 got , hopefully in faburary and not in march

          • I hope the stable release of the Android Pie launches till 1th of March. On the S9 was released till 1th of february, and i hope will be stable, and comes with new wallpapers, not the S8 walpapers, i'm expecting some changes here. Now i have the Android Pie Theme, One Theme Ui, still not the same as the original.

          • It may come I'm faburary as Note8 , but hope it be faster , in my country s9 got in 5/1 and note9 15/1
            I hold my fingers and hope

          • When I read the problems what samsung will bring me into the finals on S8 / S8 + it will not even in April. And I'm already seeing updates and bugs as poppy: X or I will not cast unnecessary

    • open the notification panel, click the 3 dotted menu on your top right, select status bar. you will see "show battery percentage" at the button.

  • Yo Users!!

    Official PIE has been Released and is now Available for S8 G950 and G955 S8+ F FD Variants
    OMC: DBT


    • In which country? Because no update here in the Netherlands..
      Only the security patch of February yesterday..

    • i didn't get any official update for G950FD, can anyone know when it I'll be available in india