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[Poll Results!] Galaxy S8 Oreo update: Have you received it on your phone yet?

If you think Samsung expects the launch of a new flagship to attract attention away from software updates for existing devices, you’re not alone. The company has been dragging its feet when it comes to the Galaxy S8 Oreo update. While the final version of Oreo was released in less than two weeks after the beta program ended, it was halted soon after because of a reboot issue. Samsung released a newer version of Oreo with the necessary fix a few days later, but the rollout of the update didn’t immediately pick up pace.

Galaxy S8 Oreo update still a dream for some

It’s reached a few regions since then, but not everyone has the update nearly eight months since Google first pushed out Android 8.0 Oreo to its phones. For many consumers, even security updates seem to have been delayed. Some devices are still running the November 2017 security patch, and the condition’s worse for carrier-locked phones, some of which haven’t been updated past the October security patch. It’s a sorry state of affairs; now that Google has begun testing Android P, it’s even sadder that Samsung hasn’t completed the rollout of Oreo for its mainstream flagship line, let alone send out the update to other devices.

Well, we could keep complaining, but that probably isn’t going to affect Samsung (and certainly not the carriers who further delay updates). We want to know, however: Have you received Oreo on your Galaxy S8 or S8+? If yes, is it the first version (build number ending in CRAP; you can check in Settings » About phone » Software information) or the fixed version that was released later (build number ending in CRB7)? Tell us by selecting the appropriate option in the poll below, and share your thoughts on the matter down in the comments.

Results: Well, it looks like Oreo is still not available for many Galaxy S8 owners, as a majority (60 percent) say that they are still waiting for the update. Since our poll was published a week before, it’s possible the update has arrived for many in the last couple of days, especially since the Galaxy S9 is also on sale, but the slow pace of the rollout is still disappointing. 27 percent said they’re on the latest version of Oreo (the fixed version), while 7 percent of voters were on the first version. 6 percent said they didn’t care anymore, and we totally understand why that might be the case. Samsung needs to do better, although the company looks set to continue the trend of holding back on an update for an existing flagship till the newer one has been released in markets around the world.

Have you received the Oreo update on your Galaxy S8 or S8+?

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SimelDJ
SimelDJ

Finally, I received the update today. I’m in South Africa with the 950F.

speedyranger
speedyranger

tired to wait, today, i flashed the new firmware G955FXXU1CRB7_G955FOXM1CRB9_XEU.
strange, the baseband, still CRAP 🙂
like CSC, I flashed HOME_CSC_OXM_G955FOXM1CRB9_CL12993656_QB17217275_REV00_user_low_ship.tar.md5
it’s normal, or need to reset?

Matthaus79
Matthaus79

Still waiting on UK unlocked

This is 4 months slower than last year with my s7E and 7.0

E82

Finally😀 Got it for my S8 (TEN) today 😀

E82

When is release of Android 8 for SM-G950F (TEN) in nordic countries?

joniqst
joniqst

Just got it, US Sprint

BrunoNix
BrunoNix

Confirmed Sky mobile S8 BTU, just received the OTA.
👍🤗

Anaesthetic UK

S8 BTU in UK just received OTA….

Michel Shawa

Still waiting. S8+ is my first and last S I be getting. Its back to Xperia

michi123
michi123

also waiting for open austria! some strange things are going on at the s8+ g955f fw download page. first, open austria 8.0.0 was online, after 2 days, open austria 8.0.0 was deleted or renamed to Austria (A1)… and open austria isnt there anymore.

MirceaForce
MirceaForce

still wating for btu s8 neverlocked uk users

TomThompson
TomThompson

on BTU and beta tester , you might say I have Oreo but cant use google pay or android pay and most banks as software is not authorised. Funnily Samsung UK told us beta testers we would get it 1 day earlier than general public lol

ryka93
ryka93

mine says G955FXXU1CRB7/G955FOXMICRAP/G955FXXU1CRAP :/

anilkumar3173
anilkumar3173

After i install android 8 my device  Samsung Galaxy S9 gets hot
What am i doing?

HFL087
HFL087

Yes I did got it
The final version in Israel

deardevil
deardevil

i receive it but had to flash oreo, from DBT to get it.so its not a real update from Samsung to TPH. they are still waiting for Oreo in Portugal,another thing that bothers me,is why Galaxy S8 oreo has february Security update,and the new S9 has January security update only?

Jesusfreak157
Jesusfreak157

I bought a Note 8 Factory unlocked and no update has arrived yet. In fact, mine hasnt even received the March security update. I would expect this kind of service from a mid tier phone, but I paid $1k for my device and so far it is being left out by Samsung. Surely, my next purchase will be the next Google Pixel that gets out. I will miss my note features, but considering the time it has taken to get Oreo, I can only imagine that Android P would arrive in 2019 (if ever).

HFL087
HFL087

Because didnt push it yet

nathan807
nathan807

very very diplomatic Question survey by Samsung. brilliant plan.. congrats Samsung..

supra22x
supra22x

Vodafone and Three in the UK have rolled it out to customers, I bought direct from Samsung but I still dont have it, how’s that make any sense?

eckka
eckka

Vodafone Australia still shows it as Testing Pending. Why telcos feel they HAVE to add their own bloatware is beyond me. Isn’t the garbage Samsung adds, enough?

Snacky123
Snacky123

Optus & Telstra have already released their Oreo for Australia just waiting for Vodafone 🙁

tim54
tim54

Huh… Still on October patch on unlocked S8 in Australia…
Not bothered, my new, non Samsung phone arriving today, the S8 will just be a spare then…

kanoayu
kanoayu

DoCoMo version Galaxy S8 SC-02J is in use, but it is still Android 7.0 / Galaxy Experience 8.1.

Dwarfer66
Dwarfer66

Got it here in Australia, on the Telstra network.

tailgunner9
tailgunner9

U2CRC5 is latest out today in U.S. for S8+ Nothing Official yet here.

iKocka11
iKocka11

Same problems here with N950F duos vairant , veeery slow update procedue, very dissapointed on Samsung ! , Phone over 1000 Eur and latest phone from Samsung should receive update on reveal not among the lastest. Also google is already making move to Android P, and we still haven’t received Oreo. Big minus for this !!