Galaxy Note 8 update: May patch available on T-Mobile and Verizon

Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update

Get all the news regarding the software update for the Galaxy Note 8 handsets here, for all the popular models including those in the US at T-Mobile, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, AT&T, and Verizon Wireless. Accordingly, the page is divided into sections, as per model no., each having a table listing the latest software version and its changelog (monthly security patches).

The Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 is now available in various regions across the globe. The rollout started with the international variant, model no. SM-N950F, but now it’s available in the US too. For more details, check out the respective sections below.


Check outHow to Force download Oreo on Note 8


Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 update release date

Samsung
Galaxy Note 8
Launch OS Current OS Android 8.0
Oreo update
Global
Unlocked
Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0 Released on 16 Mar 2018.
AT&T Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0 Released on 27 March 2018.
Sprint Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0 Released on 30 March 2018.
T-Mobile Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0 Released on 1 April 2018.
Verizon Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0 Released on 30 March 2018.
US Cellular Android 7.1.1 Android 7.1.1 Expected in May 2018
Canada Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0 Released on 1 April 2018.
Unlocked
(USA)
Android 7.1.1 Android 8.0 Released on 3 April 2018.

International Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F)

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
12 Apr 2018 N950FXXU3CRD7 Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch
16 Mar 2018 N950FXXU3CRC1 Android 7.1 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo and March 2018 security patch
23 Feb 2018 N950FXXS3BRB3 Android 7.1 February 2018 security patch
1 Feb 2018 N950FXXU3BRA8 Android 7.1 January 2018 security patch
8 Jan 2018 N950FXXU2BQKG Android 7.1 December 217 security patch, improved Live Focus, and brings secure Wi-Fi,
30 Nov 2017 N950FXXU1BQK6 Android 7.1 November 2017 security patch and KRACK & Blueborne fixes, security improvements to Wi-Fi function, and improvements to Calendar, Reminder, Gallery, and Voice Recorder apps
25 Oct 2017 N950FXXU1AQI9 Android 7.1 October 2017 security patch, improved secure connections to DeX
13 Sep 2017 N950FXXU1AQI1 Android 7.1 September 2017 security patch, improvements to the camera software and wireless charging

 AT&T Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

  • Android 8.0 released on March 27, 2018.
Date Software version Android OS Changelog
27 Mar 2018 N950USQU3CRC2 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update and March 2018 security patch. New features include picture-in-picture, Autofill, revamped Settings app and notifications center, notification snooze, etc. stuff.
9 Mar 2018 N950USQS3BRB2 Android 7.1.1 February 2018 security patch
26 Jan 2018 N950USQS3BRA8 Android 7.1.1 January 2018 security patch
04 Dec 2017 N950USQS2BQK2 Android 7.1.1 November 2017 security patch
14 Nov 2017 N950USQU1AQIA Android 7.1.1 Improvements to Network performance, system stability and call performance; GPS issue fix, updated Setup and Transfer, update to Bixby Applications, and BlueBorne fix (for SPLs after August).
25 Sep 2017 N950USQU1AQI5 Android 7.1.1 Blueborne security fix
N950USQU1AQH7 Android 7.1.1 Launch software

Samsung Galaxy J7 and J7 Prime Oreo update release details

Sprint Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

  • Android 8.0 released on March 30, 2018.
Date Software version Android OS Changelog
30 Mar 2018 N950USQU3CRC2 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update and March 2018 security patch. New features include picture-in-picture, Autofill, revamped Settings app and notifications center, notification snooze, etc. stuff.
01 Mar 2018 N950USQS3BRB4 Android 7.1.1 February 2018 security patch
29 Jan 2018 N950USQU3BRA6 Android 7.1.1 January 2018 security patch and Meltdown fix
04 Dec 2017 N950USQS2BQK3 Android 7.1.1 November 2017 security patch
14 Sep 2017 N950USQU1AQI5 Android 7.1.1 Blueborne security patch
03 Sep 2017 N950USQU1AQH7 Android 7.1.1 Launch software

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

  • Android 8.0 released on April 1, 2018. Original update was pulled, but resumed later on 13 May, 2018 as CRD7 build.
Date Software version Android OS Changelog
23 May 2018 N950USQU4CRE1 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch
13 May 2018 N950USQU3CRD7 Android 8.0 Brings Oreo update to the device. It’s the fixed build of Oreo OS after the first one was halted because of issues.
01 Apr 2018 N950USQU3CRC2 Android 8.0 (Pulled because of the issues.) Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update and March 2018 security patch. New features include picture-in-picture, Autofill, revamped Settings app and notifications center, notification snooze, etc. stuff.
16 Nov 2017 N950USQU2BQJA Android 7.1.1 Bug fixes and software stability, ImprovementsOctober/November Google Security updates. IMS roaming bug fix, various bug fixes, and software stability improvements
14 Sep 2017 N950USQU1AQI5 Android 7.1.1 Bug fixes and software stability improvements
03 Sep 2017 N950USQUIAQGV Android 7.1.1 Launch software

Verizon Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

  • Android 8.0 released on 30 March 2018.

Galaxy J5 and J5 Prime Oreo update plans

Date Software version Android OS Changelog
23 May 2018 N950USQS4CRE1 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch
30 Mar 2018 N950USQU3CRC2 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update and March 2018 security patch. New features include picture-in-picture, Autofill, revamped Settings app and notifications center, notification snooze, etc. stuff.
22 Feb 2018 N950USQS3BRB1 Android 7.1.1 February 2018 security patch
29 Jan 2018 N950USQU3BRA5 Android 7.1.1 January 2018 security patch, Meltdown and Spectre fixes
26 Dec 2017 N950USQS2BQL5 Android 7.1.1 December 2017 security patch
08 Dec 2017 N950USQS2BQK2 Android 7.1.1 November 2017 security patch
14 Sep 2017 N950USQU2BQJA Android 7.1.1 KRACK fix, and October 2017 security patch
N950USQU1AQI5 Android 7.1.1 Blueborne security patch

US Cellular Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

  • Android 8.0: Release expected in April 2018
Date Software version Android OS Changelog
14 Sep 2017 N950USQU1AQI9 Android 7.1.1 Blueborne security patch
14 Sep 2017 N950USQU1AQH7 Android 7.1.1 Launch software

Canadian Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950W8)

  • Android 8.0 released on April 1, 2018.
Date Software version Android OS Changelog
1 May 2018 N950WVLU4CRD5 Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch
01 Apr 2018 N950WVLU3CRC2 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update and March 2018 security patch. New features include picture-in-picture, Autofill, revamped Settings app and notifications center, notification snooze, etc. stuff.
08 Sep 2017 N950WVLU1AQI5 Android 7.1.1 August 2017 security patch
07 Aug 2017 N950WVLU1AQH7 Android 7.1.1 August 2017 security patch

Firmware download

Well, check out the model no. of your Galaxy Note 8 first, and then download the latest firmware available in the table above for your exact model no. Next, install the downloaded firmware using our Odin Samsung firmware installation guide here.

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