Galaxy Note 8 January 2018 security patch update rolling out

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The Galaxy Note 8, despite being the latest and greatest Samsung has to offer, doesn’t receive the latest updates as quickly as one would expect. Even the January 2018 security patch has made its way to budget phones and older flagships before the Note 8, but thankfully, Samsung isn’t making Note 8 owners wait too long this time around. An update that bundles the latest security patch is now rolling out to the Note 8 in France.

Galaxy Note 8 January 2018 security patch

At 707 MB, one would expect the update to pack more than just security fixes, but that doesn’t seem to be the case according to the official changelog. As for the January patch, it fixes six critical Android vulnerabilities and 13 exploits in Samsung’s software, along with various other minor exploits, details of which can be found at Samsung’s official website for security patch information. As with previous patches, many vulnerabilities remain undisclosed so that devices are protected in the time the update takes to reach all users.

How soon the Note 8 update will make its way to other regions remains to be seen, but if you have a Galaxy Note 8 in France, you can download the update in the Settings » Software update menu. Or you could just wait for it to pop up as a notification in the coming days, although that can take a while.

Have you received the new update on your Galaxy Note 8?

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SteveTud
15 days 16 hours ago
SteveTud

Fake news, still on Dec here and its now Feb

ejaz786
19 days 14 hours ago
ejaz786

still waiting for oreo

21 days 18 hours ago
Ketan Parikh

In india galaxy Note 8 received January security patch update. I have screen shot salso

Matthaus79
23 days 7 hours ago
Matthaus79

Amazing waited 5 months for 1 update and now 2 in 2 weeks in the UK unlocked lol

23 days 13 hours ago
MFarth

Got it last night. SM-N950F unlocked in UK.

ivnad95
23 days 16 hours ago
ivnad95

Romania too

Gavin1980
23 days 16 hours ago
Gavin1980

Unlocked SM-N950F in Ireland just downloading update.

xpr0back
23 days 19 hours ago
xpr0back

got it in Romania after 4 days,still good

23 days 21 hours ago
Nasir Mehdi

i have galaxy note 8.i am from Pakistan and still waiting for updates (security,and oreo)

stoertebecker
25 days 11 hours ago
stoertebecker

If you get your January Patch. Could you please indicate the csc of your device ?

baldonek
26 days 2 hours ago
baldonek

I like Samsung and I love my Note4 but if Samsung wasn’t a greedy company but a trustworthy consumer-conscious-caring one, they’d go out of their way, the extra mile to put all resources into drive to make sure the Note8 launched with Oreo from day 1 to match both model and software numbers to prove to loyal fans that they care.

What a wonderful, pleasing sight that would be to everyone that maybe even iPhone users would actually be un-brainwashed from buying junk again.

eugenedfourie
26 days 19 hours ago
eugenedfourie

My South African variant also got it.

If they are pushing such an update now, seems unlikely we will be getting Oreo before end of the month.

Abhijeet
26 days 17 hours ago
Abhijeet

Oreo for the Note 8 probably isn’t gonna come for a couple of weeks after the S8 gets it anyway.

seanroberts1
27 days 1 hour ago
seanroberts1

Just got it on mine in the UK, mine was from 3

Matthaus79
27 days 8 hours ago
Matthaus79

Should hit unlocked UK phones in around August then

o0MHJ0o
26 days 19 hours ago
o0MHJ0o

Lol! I remember I started buying unlocked models because they were getting the updates months ahead of carriers. and as soon as I do; carriers start pushing updates first and unlocked phones are left behind. Never been so brassed off!

gsdworld21
27 days 6 hours ago
gsdworld21

That’s ridiculous. It will be much later than that lol ?

61530041
27 days 9 hours ago
61530041

No oreo untill FEB 🙁

antonmassoud
26 days 23 hours ago
antonmassoud

If you want Oreo that badly go buy some

mukesh
27 days 9 hours ago
mukesh

I guess we wont get it until March 18

locarno
27 days 10 hours ago
locarno

Why they don’t provide version number in changelog like in the past ?

Abhijeet
27 days 9 hours ago
Abhijeet

Possibly because they now have a dedicated page for the update details here: doc.samsungmobile.com/SM-N950F/INS/doc.html

leomaxi
27 days 10 hours ago
leomaxi

i still to novembre patch on note 8 brand H3G Italy

Blur45
27 days 10 hours ago
Blur45

plz release the oreo ):

wpbogdan
27 days 10 hours ago
wpbogdan

with this comment, you made them release it! they weren’t going to, but after you told them to do it, they’re doing it! good job!!!

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