Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ update improves camera stability, security

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It’s raining updates for Samsung’s flagship phones now that the company has dealt with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 Oreo updates (and Oreo has even arrived for a mid-range device). Following updates for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy Note 8 that brought the April security patch earlier this week, Samsung is rolling out an update to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Like the first minor update that followed the Oreo update for the S8, the latest one doesn’t just bring security fixes — it also improves stability of the camera, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi.

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ update

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ update is rolling out in Germany at the moment, and it’s around 570 MB in size. As we had noted with the Galaxy S9 update, the lack of Project Treble support means updates for Samsung devices not launched with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box will continue to be pretty big in size, even if they only include the latest security patch and nothing else. Speaking of the security patch, the April 2018 patch plugs seven critical Android vulnerabilities and eight that can be taken advantage of in Samsung’s software. The build number accompanying the update is G950FXXU1CRD7 and G955FXXU1CRD7 for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ respectively.

To download the update, open the Settings app on your phone, go into the Software update menu, then tap Download updates manually. Or, you can wait until the phone notifies you about the update on its own, but that can take a few days. Also keep in mind that the update may not be available in your country just yet, as it is rolled out in a phased manner.

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Saab rahul
23 days 23 hours ago
Saab rahul

S6 edge SM G925F
Oreo update

MirceaForce
26 days 22 hours ago
MirceaForce

did some one notice navigation bar lag??…..this is since oreo

hope they will fix it

falconhawk
27 days 16 hours ago
falconhawk

It seems that the update was removed

Mostafaaa20
28 days 4 hours ago
Mostafaaa20

when release for G950FD ?!

HFL087
28 days 15 hours ago
HFL087

Still stock with oreo . February 18 patch… no April or March

ijazali
29 days 12 hours ago
ijazali

Got april sceurity update on my note 8
Battery also seems to be imrpoved…and now draining issue resolved now.
Anyone else ?

maurourr
29 days 18 hours ago
maurourr

Samsung can do some improvements on S8 like allowing stereo sound by enabling the call speaker as a second speaker (some guys made it as a non official software update) and some other improvements but they won’t because they just want to sell its newest phones

SAMgalaxyXXX
1 month 9 hours ago
SAMgalaxyXXX

The camera improvement on the S8/S8+ and Note 8 should bring selfie focus to replace the slow and unreliable selective focus a feature that even the mid range C8 has.

gtone339
1 month 20 hours ago
gtone339

Not out in NZ yet. Perhaps later on?

nardonapolion
1 month 1 day ago
nardonapolion

Please file dump?

wisefreakz
1 month 1 day ago
wisefreakz

“raining updates”…. Note 8 in Brazil still with Nougat and February security patch.
Pathetic.

1 month 1 day ago
Raphael Nwalozie

Exactly the same scenario here in morocco, nougat and February patch

utvic99
1 month 1 day ago
utvic99

Samsung brings an update to the S8 that *doesn’t even fix* battery usage in airplane mode…

Meanwhile no words about S7 Oreo update (which was supposed to have been stable and ready a long time ago) while mid-range devices are getting it ahead of S7. Not to mention that all the other devices currently running 7.0 Nougat that await an update to Oreo have SE 8.5, while S7 is stuck on a 1,5 year old 8.0 version which is optimized like pubg.
What kind of a combination of drugs and alcohol have you been taking, Samsung?

sdrew56
1 month 1 day ago
sdrew56

Got this update on my UK unlocked S8 on Sat 14/04/18

MirceaForce
1 month 1 day ago
MirceaForce

you did not receive this update you receive crc7 this is new i also have uk s8 unlocked and did no receive this update yet

ironbat
1 month 1 day ago
ironbat

A5 got security patch.

1 month 1 day ago
Raphael Nwalozie

Is it possible that my note 8 has a problem? I’ve still not gotten oreo update OTA. I’m in morocco

antonmassoud
1 month 1 day ago
antonmassoud

No, just wait

1 month 1 day ago
Raphael Nwalozie

Are you also in morocco?

Soufianenj11
1 month 1 day ago
Soufianenj11

Last Samsung phone for sure,it hurts to say this but i think i may move to Apple.

neotheone
1 month 1 day ago
neotheone

Huawei is growing and growing.. and it’s more cheaper.. and better in updates policy

Soufianenj11
1 month 1 day ago
Soufianenj11

Yes true i’m considering Huawei too,Sony also.

bgpuccia2987
1 month 1 day ago
bgpuccia2987

My cousin has the Huawei Mate 10 lite and it is a superb piece of equipment. Too bad I like Samsung’s sexy devices so much.

neotheone
1 month 1 day ago
neotheone

Im tiered with lamesung updates policy.. where is the oreo update for s7 edge.?

o0MHJ0o
1 month 1 day ago
o0MHJ0o

only iCrap/Crapple really works, lamesung is just… well, lame! lol

bgpuccia2987
1 month 1 day ago
bgpuccia2987

I don’t understand your logic. As consumers, if you don’t like a product, simply stop buying. No one forces you to buy Samsung. Sell your phone, buy an iPhone 8 and be happy. You people cry too much.

marija
1 month 9 hours ago
marija
Do you cry when you don’t receive your salary? If you’re old enough to have a salary at all or you’re just a fanboy that got an expensive phone from mom… If you work a month and don’t get a salary, sure you’ll be mad. If you gave 1000e for a phone like Note 8 and expect it to be prfect for 24 promised months, sure you’ll have the right to be mad and cry. And yes, Samsung lost themselves now for sure. Note 8 completely abandoned, s9 not selling well (and why would it, noone needs a Mickey mouse… Read more »
bgpuccia2987
1 month 4 hours ago
bgpuccia2987
I don’t understand your anology in comparing a purchase to an overdue salary. I am 30 years old, I work, I live on my own, and I purchase my own phones. Just as I had purchased an iPhone 4 and did not like it, I simply sold it and bought an S5. A few years later, bought an S8+ and love the device. I could honestly care less for updates, the phone works amazingly and love everything about it. You on the other hand, if that beast of a phone tha own isn’t making you happy (incredibly), then sell it.… Read more »
cakirbay21
16 days 23 hours ago
cakirbay21

satarsında samsungu al seneye yarı fiatına apple al değerine satarsın samsungun güncelleme sıkıntısı var apple destek iyi

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