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Samsung Galaxy S8 (Plus) Android 7.1.1 Nougat submitted by Vodafone carrier

Samsung is surely working on its latest update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and it might just be ready to deploy. This has been confirmed by the Vodafone in Australia when the network carrier submitted the latest update. The carrier displayed a chart stating that Android 7.1.1 Nougat for S8 and S8+ has been submitted to Samsung for reviewing. This means that 7.1.1 Nougat for global variants SM-G950F and SM-G955F is either ready to deploy or already under testing. The first devices to receive the update are the international variants. Followed by Unlocked variants SM-G950U1 and SM-G955U and other carrier variants like AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, Rogers, etc. shall deploy the same.

Here is what Vodafone states:

1 August - Software Update Weekly Wrap - Vodafone Community - Samsung Galaxy S8 (Plus) Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Galaxy S8 devices are already running the latest July 2017 Security patch with Baseband version G950FXXU1AQG5. The new 7.1.1 Nougat OTA update might as well come with the latest August 2017 security patch level.

Moreover, we have already seen the first Android 7.1.1 Nougat build for Samsung device which comes to the J3 2017 Edition. Users are eagerly waiting for the 7.1 Nougat to come as soon as possible to the Samsung smartphones. This is because the competitive manufacturers have already released the latest Android version 7.1.1 including OnePlus, ZTE Axon, Sony Xperia, LG, Lenovo Moto, etc.

Help and Support from Vodafone Australia:

MakeModelNew software versionSoftware update typeStatus
HuaweiGoogle Nexus 6PAndroid 7.1.2Security UpdateRolling Out Now
MotorolaMoto X StyleAndroid 7.0Feature UpdateRolling Out Now
SamsungGalaxy Note 4Android 6.0Security UpdateTesting Completed, Ready for Review
SamsungGalaxy Note EdgeAndroid 6.1Security UpdateTesting Completed, Ready for Review
SamsungGalaxy S8Android 7.1.0Stability and Bug FixSubmitted
SamsungGalaxy S8+Android 7.1.0Stability and Bug FixSubmitted
SamsungGalaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7Android 7.0Feature UpdateRolling Out Now
SonyXperia XAAndroid 7.0Feature UpdateCurrently Testing
SonyXperia XZ PremiumAndroid 7.1.1Stability and Bug FixesApproved, ready for roll out
SonyXperia Z5Android 7.1Feature UpdateRolling Out Now
How to download the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+?

The full stock firmware file can be downloaded right from Samsung Servers. Once the firmware arrives, you can go to the following tutorial in order to download Odin Flashable stock firmware.

Downloadind the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S8-S8+

As shown in the image above, all you need to know is your Samsung device’s model number and the Region it belongs to also called as the CSC Selection Code.

Visit this tutorial: How to download Nougat firmware update for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+?

For installation visit: Restore S8/S8+ to stock.

Stay tuned for more such updates.