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.
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.
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Other enhancements and upgrades Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/(Plus) brings are
Verizon Firmware Update for Galaxy S8/S8(Plus) In A Nutshell
|Model name||Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus|
|Build date||Sat, 29 Jul 2017 07:48:06 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-08-01|
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.
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.