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The series of October security update continues to roll on to Samsung devices on US tele-carriers. October security patch for AT&T Galaxy Note 8 is now rolling across the US. The update brings major fixes for KRACK vulnerability and Blueborne along with the monthly security patch. It also stabilizes the network and device performance. The Samsung Experience 8.5 also remains on the device. The monthly security upgrade is rolling as OTA(over-the-air) update.
This update brings the firmware build number N950USQU2BQJA to the T-mobile Galaxy Note 8. The update is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It weighs around 377 MB. The security update can be installed by capturing the OTA. You can also directly download the firmware from Samsung firmware repository. We have mentioned the steps in detail later in this post.
Android Oreo Beta rollout is slowly rolling for flagships Samsung S8(plus). As of now limited to one or two devices, we expect Android O to come full fledge for all other Samsung devices in later December or early 2018.
The October security patch for AT&T Galaxy Note 8 brings some really important patches and updates for the device apart from the monthly security level upgrade.
- October 2017 Security Patch Update
- Fix for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability
- Patches Blueborne Vulnerability
- Network performance enhancement
- Device stability improvement
Download October Security Patch for AT&T Galaxy Note 8
The OTA is rolling in batches so your device might not get it immediately. it will install it automatically when it rolls.
You can download the OTA update manually too.
- Just go to your device Settings > About device > System updates
- Run Check for Update
- Download/install the update if it is available.
Alternatively, as we mentioned before you can directly download and install firmware from Samsung servers.
You have to use SamFirm to download the firmware.
Latest SamFirm Tool | Download
How To Install stock N950USQU2BQJA firmware on AT&T Galaxy Note 8?
You can install the firmware by using the Odin Tool software.
Odin Tool | Download
Steps of Installing Firmware Using Odin Tool
- Download the firmware zip file in the above section.
- extract the TAR file from it.
- Then open Odin Tool and put the TAR file in the AP section
- Start installation process.
For a more detailed explanation, follow the link below.
So, if you’re using Note 8 on AT&T, do grab this update as it brings important security fixes for the device. Also, keep an eye out for the Android Oreo updates rolling out.
Stay tuned to AndroidSage for all latest updates on Samsung firmware.