US carriers for Samsung devices roll out the firmware updates a bit later than usual. But the fact remains that they all come with the most important upgrades and enhanced features. Earlier this month we posted about Verizon’s July 2017 Firmware update for Samsung Galaxy S8/(plus). And we were quite sure something is cooking and will be rolled out no later than the last week of August. And here it is finally. The Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus) for August 2017 is now rolling as OTA(Over The Air) update. In addition to bug fixes and latest security update, this update brings some much-needed improvement for Face recognition, Navigation bars, Caller ID, connectivity and much more.

Currently, update is rolling for the build number G950USQU1AQGL and G955USQU1AQGL for Galaxy S8/S8 plus respectively. Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus) been rolled out as OTA(Over the Air) update. And it will take some time to reach your device. But You can as well download the update directly from the Samsung servers. We will guide you completely to avail the update for your Galaxy S8(plus)devices.

Changelog of Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8(plus)

Well, this Verizon update for Galaxy S8 comes with. Come let’s take a look at some interesting updates for the device which the latest update brings forth.

Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus)

Verizon August 2017 update for Galaxy S8 with build number

Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/ (Plus)

Verizon August 2017 update for Galaxy S8 Plus with build number

Also, the changelog features other new features and updates that are same on both Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Let us take a look at that.

Verizon Firmware update for Galaxy S8(Plus)

Enables Easy and Improved Face recognition

Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8(Plus)

This is how You toggle between the navigation bar hide and show.

Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8 (plus)

Other enhancements and upgrades Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus) brings areVerizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/ (Plus)

Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/S8(Plus) In A Nutshell

Model SM-G950U, SM-G955U
Model name Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus
Country USA (Verizon)
Version Android 7
Changelist 11982677
Build date Sat, 29 Jul 2017 07:48:06 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code VZW
PDA G950USQU1AQGL, G955USQU1AQGL
CSC G950UOYN1AQGL, G955UOYN1AQGL

Firmware Downloads

The following link will let you download the full stock firmware file directly from Samsung servers with no speed limit. And also this is absolutely free to download.

Download the firmware for G950USQU1AQGL and G955USQU1AQGL directly from the Samsung servers.

Install Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus)

You can automatically install the update by capturing the OTA. And also You can use Odin Tool to install manually. Let’s see how to install and update using both methods.

How To Install OTA Update of Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus)?

Step-1 Go to your device Settings > Software updates > Check for Updates

Step-2 If any update is available, you will be asked permission to download it.

Step-3 Simply follow the instructions on the screen to install the update.

Install Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus) using Odin Tool  

Step 1: First of all begin by downloading the Latest Odin tool to PC.

Step 2: Then download and extract SamFirm tool.

Step 3: And then download Latest Firmware update for Samsung Galaxy S8.

Step 4: Follow this tutorial See how to  restore the device to complete stock using Odin Tool.

Therefore, that’s all about the Verizon firmware update for Galaxy S8/(Plus). Stay connected with AndroidSage for more updates.