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New Galaxy S8 and S8+ Oreo beta update that’s rolling out could be the last

Samsung had revealed earlier that the Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ would end on January 15, and what could be the last beta build has begun rolling out today for both devices. We’re seeing the update on our Indian variant of the S8, but it should also be hitting other markets where the beta’s second phase was launched, in addition to countries from the first phase.

Galaxy S8 and S8+ Oreo beta update

The latest build has software version ZRA5, brings fixes for both minor and phone freezing bugs, and includes the January 2018 security patch. This could be the last bunch of issues that need fixing, and Samsung can hopefully start rolling out the official Oreo update within two weeks or so after the beta program ends (that’s how long it took for the final version of Nougat to come out after the S7’s beta program ended). Things are certainly quite stable even with the previous Oreo build from what we’ve experienced on an S8+ running the beta and being used as a primary device, so fingers crossed a global rollout of the latest version of Android is imminent for the company’s 2017 flagships.

To grab the latest beta update, go into the Settings » Software update menu on your phone and tap the Download updates manually button. Also, check out what’s new on Oreo in our What’s New with Android 8.0 Oreo series, and should you find anything different or new on the latest beta, let us know by leaving a comment.

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Vse-ok Com

Promised the release of the update Oreo for the Galaxy S8 by the end of January, and already February and nothing …: (((

jordan12

I just got ZRA8 update, no longer seeing the “beta” warning as my phone boots up. Different version of the final build?

oggi21
oggi21

Which model nad CSC ?

oggi21
oggi21

Interesting: Now, with ZRA5 smart switch don’t ask me anymore to update firmware to latest stable sw (non-beta). Final built ??

tailgunner9
tailgunner9

No GOT A ZRA6

oggi21
oggi21

Did You get update todday? I get some notification from samsung members app, but when I open it, there was nothing

CLEMENT_150
CLEMENT_150

After this update samsung user experience is crashing in every 1 min i cant use phone help me

oggi21
oggi21

They also fix edge illuminating in Samsung music

61530041
61530041

Hello guys in the new beta program is there any new infinity wallpaper? or update in the camera application?

chivuletz

When we will se oreo on note8?

lukkie85
lukkie85

Somewhere in Q1/Q2-2018, depending on region.

mdnauman0
mdnauman0

After this update samsung user experience is crashing in every 2 min and freezing my phone for a whie.

mannysj
mannysj

In this built Chrome is crashing (even in background) every time a call comes or is made. I doubt this will be last beta.

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

Still not received official notice of the beta end date. on the UK one. Thankfully the last beta saw great improvements, and this one more so. it shouldn’t be long now either way.

Abhijeet
Abhijeet

Yes, this one is working mighty fine here! No crashes yet, fingers crossed there aren’t many issues for others.

digvijayshinde
digvijayshinde

A lot of bug fixes for a ‘final built’.

Samsungkid20
Samsungkid20

January patch for the 11th… Amazing O.O.
Working well on my s8!

Ķøžhąýa BM

What about the note 8 n950f??‍♂️

josetteh
josetteh

Great!!! Just updated my S8+

oggi21
oggi21

Just get for xeo