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Is Samsung about to release final Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update?

It looks like Samsung is sending out a final thank you message to everyone who participated in the Galaxy S8 and S8+ Oreo beta program and could be close to releasing the official update. A few users are seeing a new notice about the beta in the Samsung Members app, with the Galaxy Beta team simply saying that it is doing its “best to distribute the official S/W version”. No date or ETA is mentioned this time around, but since the beta team had earlier said it’s aiming for a stable release by January 31st, could the update be on its way?

Galaxy S8 Oreo update: Official rollout imminent?

It would be improper to come to conclusions based on the latest beta notice, but at least users outside the US could see the final update come out before the week is over, if we go by how long it took Samsung to release the Nougat update after the Galaxy S7 beta program ended. Even if they don’t, stateside Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners are likely to go through a longer wait than others as the beta program for North American users ended only four days back.

As mentioned in the notice, folks using the beta will get the final release a day before everyone else. Not a very good gesture for those who acted as guinea pigs for the company, but with the second month of 2018 almost here, we just want to see that notification about Android 8.0 Oreo being available, no conditions applied. Fingers crossed we don’t have to wait too long now.

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Celso09
Celso09

With this delay, it was more interesting she already sent the Android 8.1 Oreo.

Skinhead1967
Skinhead1967

I’ll let the early adopters find out what the bugs are first and then once they’ve found them and Samsung get around to ironing out any remaining bugs in the initial release, I’ll do the “upgrade” and Oreo doesn’t seem to be that much of an upgrade TBQH.

rinzl3r
rinzl3r

its good news, but Samsung doesn’t update S8 and S8+ since November, January is over and still no updates.
I suspect we are getting the updates after the S9 is released.

brendonx
brendonx

I’m on beta with Jan security patch

antonmassoud
antonmassoud

Brendonx, those who are on S8/S8+ Nougat are still on November patches.

Nefth
Nefth

I’m on stock Nougat with January sec patch.

nathan807
nathan807

do not think too much. Oreo update will be given by the end of February because S9 is going to be released on 25th Feb. before that Oreo update will be given. No worry. so that S9 can be seated by samsung on bar with OS update.

antonmassoud
antonmassoud

S9 will have its own unique software. Anymore, the S9 will be released in Mid March not February. They will announce about it in February

cakirbay21
cakirbay21

o my god not update

J7 user
J7 user

Ok ok, now start update for Galaxy J7/J5 2017, Galaxy A5 2017,S7, S6 and more !

mhdsafran1993
mhdsafran1993

Oh my god. still Im not receive the updates. I’m very sad about that. From SRILANKA

Rexon112
Rexon112

Yes, I got this message in Germany

61530041
61530041

I hope its true and they relase the update at 31

nathan807
nathan807

do not think too much. Oreo update will be given by the end of February because S9 is going to be released on 25th Feb. before that Oreo update will be given. No worry. so that S9 can be seated by Samsung on bar with OS update…..

shahidmanzoor
shahidmanzoor

There are just news of s9 and s9 everywhere… No news of oreo…..
Samsung soo lazy for software updating

nathan807
nathan807

do not think too much. Oreo update will be given by the end of February because S9 is going to be released on 25th Feb. before that Oreo update will be given. No worry. so that S9 can be seated by Samsung on bar with OS update.

manecki
manecki

No chance 🙂 Just hope left. Samsung isn’t stupid and dont care too much about existing costumers

androidloverbe
androidloverbe

Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners are likely to go through a longer wait than others as the beta program for North American users ended only four days back.

manecki
manecki

100% after S9 show up on the market. Same was with s6 and s7 update. Middle of march.

gasseratef
gasseratef

that’s just not true, last year after Nougat beta program ended at 30th of december, exactly 12 days later official nougat was released to the public, S8 was released in april
i say we’re getting the official Oreo within a week, 2 weeks tops

robinh999
robinh999

I agree, I think one more week to wait and again one more week or little bit more for the update to reach most countries and cellular providers , I think

stewyxd
stewyxd

That will mean it’ll release close to the launch of their new s9/s9+ (Which Dbrand have leaked the images for) and they won’t want anything stealing it’s thunder. So maybe after s9 launch ? Or very soon. If we don’t have it by 14/2 I’d say it’s after s9 launch.

gasseratef
gasseratef

probably, i say even before the mid of the month