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Samsung Galaxy J8 Pie update news and more: Android 9 with One UI begins rolling out

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April 30, 2019: Those using the Galaxy J8 from India, where the device is also known as Galaxy On8, an update to Android 9 Pie is rolling out. The update arrives as version J810GDDU2BSD5, bringing along the latest Samsung One UI and April 2019 security patch.

The update is now available for all variants of the J8 across the globe.

April 08, 2019: A new update is available for users of the Galaxy J8 in Russia carrying software version J810FPUU3BSD1. This OTA update installs the latest stable version of Android 9 Pie, Samsung’s One UI, and April 2019 security patch.

The global rollout should begin soon, especially since the device was promised an April 2019 release date for Android Pie.

February 12, 2019: A new software update is available for the Galaxy J8 model SM-J810M. The update is rolling out over the air as version J810MUBS2ASA2 and installs a new Android security patch for January 2019. The same update also fixes bugs and improves general system stability, so make sure to download it once the OTA notification arrives in the course of the week.


Original article below:

Samsung Galaxy J8 is the first of its kind and being a budget smartphone, by all means, it was first unveiled in one of the fastest-growing smartphone markets in the world – India. Samsung will also be selling the Galaxy J8 in other markets across the globe and to keep track of the device’s software update news, we have created this dedicated page with all that you need to know. This page will also be updated regularly with new info regarding the Galaxy J8’s software updates.

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Software update timeline

Galaxy J8 update (SM-J810F)

Date Software version Changelog
08 Apr 2019 J810FPUU3BSD1 | Android 9 Installs Android 9 Pie, Samsung One UI, and April 2019 security patch
27 Nov 2018 J810FJXS2ARK2 | Android 8.0 November 2018 security update
26 Oct 2018 J810FJXU2ARJ3 | Android 8.0 October 2018 security update
13 July 2018 J810FJXU1ARG2  | Android 8.0 July 2018 security update

Galaxy J8 update (SM-J810M)

Date Software version Changelog
15 Apr 2019 J810MUBU2BSD3 | Android 9 Installs Android 9 Pie, Samsung One UI, and April 2019 security patch
12 Feb 2019 J810MUBS2ASA2 | Android 8.0 January 2019 security patch
13 Nov 2018 J810MUBU2ARJ2 | Android 8.0 October 2018 security update
30 July 2018 J810MUBU1ARG2 | Android 8.0 July 2018 security patch

Galaxy J8 update (SM-J810Y)

Date Software version Changelog
14 Apr 2019 J810YDXU2BSD3 | Android 9 Installs Android 9 Pie, Samsung One UI, and April 2019 security patch
06 Nov 2018 J810YDXU1ARJ3 | Android 8.0 October 2018 security update
16 July 2018 J810YDXU1ARF3  | Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch

Galaxy J8 Android 9 Pie update

  • Released on April 08, 2019 

Samsung Galaxy J8 now has an update to Android 9 Pie with One UI on top. The rollout started in Russia on April 8th and spread out to other parts of the world in the course of the month.

Related: Galaxy J8 firmware download

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