Following successful deployment of Android 8.0 Oreo based Samsung Experience 9.0 firmware, it is time to polish the existing ROM. Hence, the manufacturer released a couple of OTA updates. Today, a lot of Galaxy S8 and S8+ users are receiving March security update as well. It features the new CRC7 build number as opposed to the CRB7 from February. As of now, only the Galaxy S8+ users are able to receive the OTA notification. So download and install Galaxy S8 (Plus) CRC7 Odin firmware.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus global variants are now receiving the latest March 2018 Android Security Patche. This comes with new firmware build numbers G955FXXU1CRC7 and G955FXXU1CRC7 for the SM-G955F/FD and SM-G955F/FD respectively. The OTA is currently only rolling out in European countries like Germany. Other countries in Europe and Asia will soon receive the same. So you can either wait for the OTA to arrive or download the full stock firmware from below.
Android 8.0.0 Oreo
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:45:35 +0000
Security Patch Level
CSC code/Product code
The OTA weighs over 465 MB in size an dbrings several bug fixes, vulnerability patches from March AOSP sources. Apart from the AOSP changelog, Samsung-only bug fixes are related to Bluetooth improvements, and NFC.
How to download and install Galaxy S8/S8+ March 2018 Security Patch Odin firmware?
Step 1: First, download and install the SamFirm tool onto your Windows PC. This will let you download the full firmware file from Samsung Servers. For the Samsung Firmware tool, visit this tutorial.
Step 2: Later, launch the SamFirm tool and input the model number and the Product or CSC code for your device.
Step 3: Hit check for update and also check decrypt option. Download the latest firmware file shown. For reference, see the following image.
Step 4: Once the firmware has been downloaded on PC, extract the zip file to get a file with a .TAR extension.