Update: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now receiving the latest June 2018 Android Security Patch still based on Android 8.0 Oreo with firmware build number N950FXXS3CRF1 and Baseband version being the same. It comes with several performance and stability improvements. It also features the new Samsung Experience 9.0.
Following the Snapdragon Note 8 SM-N950U variant, the international variant of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950F already received the stable Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update with a firmware build number N950FXXU3CRC1 and features the Baseband N950FXXU3CRB9. This is great news as Note 8 becomes the third device to receive the latest stable Oreo OTA update following the Galaxy S8 and S9+. So download the official Android 8.0 Oreo firmware update for the Note 8 SM-N950F and install it using the latest Odin tool.
The new CRF1 update is based on the latest Samsung Experience 9.0 as against the previous SE 8.5 based on 7.1.1 Nougat. The OTA is currently rolling out in European countries like France, Germany, and also in South American countries Chile and Brazil. So download and install the latest Oreo update before anyone else.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Oreo changelog:
The new update for Galaxy Note 8 features the latest April 2018 Android security patch with build N950FXXU3CRD7. The following screenshots feature the complete changelog or update log for the Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update.
|Region of update
|Mon, 04 Jun 2018
|Security Patch Level
|Product or CSC code
Download Note 8 SM-N950F Oreo Odin stock firmware file
You can download the full stock firmware for Samsung devices using the SamFirm tool. It will let you download firmware updates directly from Samsung servers. This includes without restriction.
You can either wait for OTA update: See how to capture OTA update?
Downloading Odin stock firmware for Note 8
- Download and extract SamFirm tool to PC.
- Find out the model number for your device under Settings > About Phone > Software information.
- Find out the CSC code or Product code for your specific region.
- Run the SamFirm tool and input the model number and CSC code.
- Download the latest stock firmware for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
- Now, head over to this tutorial for installation: How to restore Note 8?
How to update Note 8 to June 2018 Security Patch Oreo?
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install the full stock Oreo firmware based on June 2018 Security Patch onto any Note 8 global variant with model number SM-N950F. This tutorial will Factory Reset your device. So backup! See detailed tutorial on how to flash Samsung Galaxy stock firmware using Odin or follow instructions below.
Step 1: Reboot Galaxy Note 8 device into into Download Mode. Turn off and then press and hold volume up + power button + Bixby button.
Step 2: Download the full stock firmware from above to your PC or computer. Extract the zip firmware file to get
.tar image files.
Step 3: Remove the Sim card and/or SD Card and do the initial setup without Wifi or network data. (Optional, helpful when you are flashing different region’s firmware on your device.)
Step 4: Download and extract the Odin flash tool to PC or computer. Run the Odin EXE file as administrator. Connect dev
Step 5: It is time to flash the firmware file as AP. Connect your Samsung device to PC via USB cable. Odin should output a message called “Added!!”.
Step 7: Connect Note 8 to PC via USB cable. Odin should output a message called “Added!!”.
Step 8: Add the firmware files to Odin. If there is only one file, then add it into the [AP] slot. Otherwise, add to the Odin sections appropriately. Like BL for BL, AP for AP, CP for CP, CSC for CSC (not HOME_CSC).
Step 9: Now under the options tab make sure that only “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” are selected.
Step 10: Check the log tab and click the Start button on the bottom right. Output should be shown in the log. Once the flash is successful, log should say PASS.
Congratulations, your Note 8 is now brand new.