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T-Mobile rolling out October 2017 security patch for Galaxy S8 and S8+ with firmware build number G950USQU1AQJ8 and G955USQU1AQJ8 respectively. This is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. See how to update by downloading the full stock firmware.
The first week of November is about to end but Samsung is still busy seeding October security patches. The devices on US carriers are no exception to that. As we speak, October security patch for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 and S8+ is seeding. As usual Samsung’s monthly updates it also brings the fix for system stabilization. The OTA update weighs in around 155 MB and the full firmware weighs over 2GB.
This update will take the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ to the firmware build number G950USQU1AQJ8 and G955USQU1AQJ8 respectively. Since it is seeding in waves as OTA, it will take time to be gradually available for every device. Alternatively, you can also manually download and install the firmware from Samsung servers.
What’s new with T-Mobile’s latest Galaxy S8/S8+ update?
The changelog is comprised of minor system fixes and the monthly security level upgrade. Overall the update packs,
- October 2017 Security Patch
- Device stability improvement
- New and enhanced features
- Performance improvement
- Regular bug fixes
Firmware Info: Let’s take a look at the latest software update’s build details.
|Samsung Model||SM-G950U, SM-G955U|
|Device name||Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus|
|Software Version||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Build date||Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:20:44 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-10-01|
|Firmware PDA||G950USQU1AQJ8 & G955USQU1AQJ8|
|Firmware CSC||G950UOYN1AQJ8 & G955UOYN1AQJ8|
How to update T-Mobile Galaxy S8/S8+ to October 2017 security patch?
Manually downloading the October 2017 security patch for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 (plus) via OTA. You can download the update manually as OTA by going to device Settings > About device > System updates. If there is an update available then download and install it by following the instructions on the screen.
Alternatively, you can directly grab the firmware from Samsung servers using SamFirm and install the firmware using Odin Tool.
Download stock firmware from third party links:
T-Mobile galaxy S8+SM-G955U | Download | stock firmware file
T-Mobile galaxy S8 SM-G95oU | Download | stock firmware file
Bootloader | Download
Modem | Download
Odin Tool | Download
Detailed tutorial: How to install Samsung stock firmware?
Steps For Manual Installation of stock firmare:
- After downloading the firmware .zip file, extract to get .tar files.
- Extract the firmware to get AP, BL, CP, and CSC files.
- Run Odin on PC as administrator.
- Put the firmware files in their respective slots in Odin Tool.
- Put your phone in download mode and connect to your PC.
- Flash all four sections at the same time.
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