SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

BREAKING: Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update now rolling out


Last updated: February 8th, 2018 at 10:01 UTC+02:00

The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. The official Android 8.0 Oreo update is now rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ in Germany. As promised by Samsung, beta testers are first in line, with regular users on Nougat expected to get the update after 24 hours. Naturally, the update’s download size will be smaller for those running the beta, and if you’re one of them, you can download the update by tapping the Download updates manually option in the Settings » Software update menu.

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo update

Samsung has taken almost two weeks to roll out the final version of Oreo after beta testing ended. The availability of the update will vary by region and expand in the coming days. The rollout today started with firmware version G955XXU1CRAP for the Galaxy S8+ in Germany. It weighs 487MB and comes with the latest February 2018 security patch. It goes without saying that Oreo will soon be live for beta testers in other markets as well.

There’s a lot that Oreo introduces to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, including a newer version of the Samsung Experience UX, and you can see all the major changes and new features in our What’s New With Android 8.0 Oreo series of articles. Your phone should also perform better once you’ve upgraded to Oreo, though it remains to be seen if the improved performance will stick after a couple of months.

Let us know in the comments if you’re seeing the Android 8.0 Oreo update on your Galaxy S8 or S8+. If you own another Samsung device, see if it’s slated to get the Oreo update in our exhaustive list.

Firmware Android 8.0Android 8.0 OreoGalaxy S8 PlusOreoSamsung Galaxy S8
Load 91 comments

You might also like

Joker malware found in Android app with over 500k Play Store installs

The Joker malware was found in another popular Android app last week by security research firm Pradeo. Called …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 6 months ago

5-year-old Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ get new software update

Earlier this year, Samsung had removed the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ from its software support list. Howeve …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 months ago

T-Mobile will buy these Galaxy phones for you just for switching netwo …

The offer includes various Galaxy S and Galaxy Note models and comes with a prepaid card worth up to $1,000.

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 8 months ago

An Android 11 feature is coming to your Samsung phone… without A …

Google's permissions auto-reset feature is coming to all Galaxy devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and ab …

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 9 months ago

Samsung surprises Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ users with new software update

Samsung had launched the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ four years ago, and the company had removed them from it …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 12 months ago

Samsung stops updating the Galaxy S8, four years after its release

The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+, which were launched way back in April 2017, will no longer get new software …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago