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Samsung’s rollout spree continues with its 3rd version of Android Oreo Beta for Galaxy S8(plus) now seeding for the Snapdragon variants. It moves the firmware build number of Galaxy S8/S8+ to G950USQU1ZQKK and  G955USQU1ZQKK respectively. The 3rd Beta brings around 25 bug fixes for the phone call, Wi-Fi, camera, keyboard and touch sluggishness etc. You can see the details in the changelog.  The 2nd phase Android O Beta distribution already happened a fortnight ago.

The update is weighing around 351 MB. Apart from bug fixes, the Beta rollout also brings Samsung Experience 9.0 for the users of Galaxy S8(plus). We can observe that Samsung is really looking forward to bring a perfectly stable version of Android Oreo. The punctual rollout of Beta with bug fixing and improving the device definitely boast about it.

3rd Android Oreo Beta for Galaxy S8(plus)
Android Oreo 3rd Beta Now Rolling with build G950USQU1ZQKK for Galaxy S8


Like we mentioned, the update brings a massive changelog in terms of debugging and stability improvements.

  • Fix for Camera blank screen bug
  • Hide notification for Apps running in the background
  • Solves unresponsive touch
  • Sluggy Samsung keyboard fixed
  • Solves weak Wi-Fi problem
  • Fingerprint unlock lag is resolved
  • Fixes forceful closing of TouchWiz
  • Solves delay in showing Apps while sharing a file
  • Capitalization of Samsung keyboard error now fixed
  •  Fix for Iris not working

Here is the full official changelog note from the Beta developers team.

3rd Android Oreo Beta for Galaxy S8(plus)
Full Changelog Note from Beta Developer Team for the 3rd Beta for Galaxy S8

Download Android Oreo 3rd Beta for Galaxy S8(plus)

The 3rd version update that brings Android O Beta is rolling over-the-air. Your device will itself capture the update. Otherwise, you may yourself check for the same.

Go to device Settings > System Updates > Tap on Check for updates

If the update is available you will be prompted to download and install the update. Follow the instructions to install the update.

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Therefore, if you are sporting a Galaxy S8(plus) on Snapdragon then don’t miss this chance to get a bite of Oreo for your device. Since the 3rd beta fixes a lot of bugs from the previous build it surely will provide a better user experience this time.

Stay tuned with AndroidSage for all instant updates on Android Oreo Beta for Galaxy S8(plus).


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