There was no sign of October security patch at the beginning of the month, Now it seems Samsung is making up for the delay by seeding October security patch in quick succession to its devices. Mostly the rollout started around the third week of October. Also, the rollouts have mostly hit the flagship devices of Samsung. With that said, Samsung’s top flagship duo Galaxy S8 and S8+ also received the latest security update. Yes, hold onto your devices for an update as October 2017 Security Patch for Galaxy S8(plus) is now rolling. This update is rolling in the Europen region as an OTA(over-the-air) update.

This update brings the latest firmware version number G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FXXU1AQJ1    to the European variants of Galaxy S8(plus). The update brings the  October 2017 security patch for the devices. It also brings enhancement for the launcher and also optimizes the DeX mode.  This latest update can be downloaded as OTA. Also, you can download the firmware directly from Samsung servers.

October 2017 Security Patch for Galaxy S8(plus)

Galaxy S8/S8+ Gets Updated to October 2017 Security Patch

Changelog: October 2017 Security Patch for Galaxy S8(plus)

This update is definitely not a major update but it brings important enhancements to the devices. Also, it brings the latest security patch update.

  • October 2017 Security update patch.
  • Stability of DeX mode has been improved.
  • Launcher stability enhanced.
  • Regular bug fixes.
October 2017 Security Patch for Galaxy S8(plus)

Galaxy S8/S8 Plus Receiving October 2017 Security Update

Firmware Info: October 2017 Security Patch for Galaxy S8(plus)

Let’s check out the build details of the firmware that brings October 2017 Security Patch for  Galaxy S8(plus). As of now, the rollout is occurring in Romania and Taiwan.

 Romania Region

Model SM-G950F/SM-G955F
Model name Galaxy S8/Galaxy S8+
Country
Romania
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 12401979
Build date Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:59:15 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-10-01
Product code CNX
PDA G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FXXU1AQJ1
CSC G950FOVF1AQJ1/G955FOVF1AQJ1

Taiwan Region

Model SM-G950D/SM-G955FD
Model name Galaxy S8/Galaxy S8+
Country
Taiwan
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 12401979
Build date Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:59:15 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-10-01
Product code BRI
PDA G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FXXU1AQJ1
CSC G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FOXM1AQJ1

How to download the October 2017 Security Patch for Galaxy S8(plus)

You can download the update by capturing the OTA manually.

How to Catch The OTA Update

Simply go to device Settings > Software update > Download updates manually.

Alternatively, you can also directly download the latest update firmware from the Samsung servers.

Galaxy S8(plus) October 2017 Firmware Update | Download | Full Stock Firmware

Then to install the firmware You have to use Odin Tool to restore the device to complete stock.

Restore the Galaxy S8(plus) to Complete Stock with Latest Firmware Using Odin Tool

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Therefore, the October security updates are finally rolling for Galaxy S8/S8+. Although it has begun in few European regions it will surely reach all other regions in no time. Grab the latest security patch update as it rolls and avail the enhanced features it brings.

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