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[Update: France too] Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Galaxy S8 released in Germany and Poland

It has been a few weeks since the Android 8.0 Oreo beta was released for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in markets like the United States and the United Kingdom. We had heard that there would be a phase two as well which would see the beta being expanded to markets like India, China, Spain, France, Germany and Poland.

Samsung hasn’t announced phase two of the beta program officially but the firmware has been rolled out in India earlier today. We’ve already received it on our devices in India. We can now also report that the Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8 is being rolled out in Germany and Poland as well.

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Galaxy S8

With the Android 8.0 Oreo beta now being rolled out in Germany and Poland, it may only be a matter of time before it’s released in other markets that are supposed to receive it in phase two. Samsung is yet to officially confirm the second phase of the beta, though.

Samsung hasn’t confirmed when the Android 8.0 Oreo update will be publicly released. Reports suggest that it may either be out in late January or early February.

The company hands out spots on the beta program on a first-come-first-served basis. Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ owners in Germany and Poland can register for the beta from the Samsung Members app. They will find the Register for Galaxy Beta Program option in the Notices section accessible via the Home tab.

Once the registration process is complete, they can download the beta firmware by tapping on Download updates manually in the Settings » Software update menu. The Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Galaxy S8 is a 1.4GB download.

Whether or not you get into the beta, do check out our What’s New With Android 8.0 Oreo series to find out more about the features and improvements this update brings.

Update: Samsung is now rolling out the beta in France as well.

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shazorems
shazorems

I updated it last night and i didn’t expect beta 4 to be this buggy. Messages app crashes, samsung pay, samsung members also crashes, device is set to custom i have no idea why,i never rooted my device. Cant sign into wifi network, i keep updating the bugs on samsung beta members but i doubt that they have been received by development team or not, because in Samsung members on selecting beta discussions, whole app crashes. Anyone with similar issues ? #india

Gozem
Gozem

In spain too, already updated my s8+

thibaly
thibaly

Everythings Ok in France ?

samsungS6galaxy1987
samsungS6galaxy1987

Poland : Beta program open, Registration done.
Download Finish

Eddygraphic
Eddygraphic

No word on Note8, I want to test this but Note 8 users are not worth it according to Samsung.

ferran3
ferran3

Me too from Spain. No problem with Samsung Pay

tonymohd
tonymohd

i wonder if they will extend it to latin america too.

3ssmat
3ssmat

As always selected countries, that’s why Apple will remain #1 for ever.

zorglub54
zorglub54

Sorry but Apple isn’t the world n°1 : Samsung is !

Eddygraphic
Eddygraphic

I know it hurts but Apple hundles beta programs much better, they release the beta to every device that’s gonna receive the update instead of a selected one and they do it globally no matter what country you live in you get to beta test, that’s why when the stable version comes out it is stable for everybody, because everyone can contribute.

calzone
calzone

Every iOS release is beta… Full of bugs… That’s why new update every week…

Thade780
Thade780

That’s why it’s a beta. It’s done to find and squash bugs…

zorglub54
zorglub54

France : Beta program open, Registration done.
Download in progress………………… (Very big one XD )

fjpadilla
fjpadilla

Here in Spain beta program too. Downloading now

n0rz
n0rz

Why not in romania? I had last year s7 edge and when beta program started romania never recived beta program… now i have an s8 G950F and i have the same problem… I want to participate to beta program…

strazzi
strazzi

F U Samsung. Hate this Beta program. Limitet number of beta testers and limited countrys. F U.

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

That is why it is called a BETA! its meant to be limited. Grow up!

Eddygraphic
Eddygraphic

No, this is not how beta programs should be, everyone should be able to join it if they wish, like Apple does, from any country and with any device that’s getting the update.

shahidmanzoor
shahidmanzoor

Please give beta testing too in Pakistan

digvijayshinde
digvijayshinde

Who?? ?

neflictus
neflictus

I’m guessing you can no longer fool the CSC to get the update.

ImABigBoy
ImABigBoy

You will not see the Oreo update on S-devices in January or February. Either it comes out during December (not likely considering they have just released a beta), or it will be on hold until a while after the S9 has been released. You *might* find the update on the Note 8 during the winter if Samsung thinks it will not steal sales from the S-series. Samsung don’t want people to feel they have a new phone a month or two before a new state of the art phone is released. Forget it. If you want the newest, buy the… Read more »

sakshamgami
sakshamgami

for the majority of people it came in January and feb last year and for s6 edge it was march !

Paweł Kochaniec
Paweł Kochaniec

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