November security patch for International variant of Galaxy Note 8

After a long wait, now finally the November security patch for International variant of Galaxy Note 8 has started rolling. It is the first ever firmware update since the device’s release. The current update is dropping with the firmware build number N950FXXU1BQK6. Apart from the monthly security level step-up it also brings a fix for DeX error and secures the Wi-Fi function. Also, the system stability of the system Apps has been improved.

The security patch is rolling over-the-air (OTA) in the Taiwan region. Although unspecified, we are sure gradually the update will hit other regions around the globe. The current package is weighing around 840.43 MB. Apart from that, we have provided the download link to the latest stock firmware too.


Firmware Information:

Here are the build details of the latest stock firmware in a nutshell.

Model SM-N950F
Model name Galaxy Note 8 (International)
Version Android 7.1.1
Changelist 12472670
Build date Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:48:39 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-11-01
Product code BRI

Download November Firmware N950FXXU1BQK6 for Galaxy Note 8

You can directly download the stock firmware from the Samsung firmware repository. You have to use SamFirm tool to download it.

Download Firmware from Third Party Link

Galaxy Note 8  Firmware N950FXXU1BQK6 | Download

How To Manually Install the Latest Firmware To Complete Stock

You have to use Odin Tool to flash the ROM you downloaded above.

Here are the steps to flash the firmware.

Step-1 Download the firmware zip file from the above.

Step-2 Then extract the TAR file from it.

Step-3 Open Odin Tool.

Step-4 Place the TAR file in the AP section of Odin.

Step-5 Now Start the installation

Step-6 After finishing, reboot the device.

That’s all you needed to do. So, install this firmware that brings the security and other fixes for the Galaxy Note 8 international variants.

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