Galaxy S8 Active update: T-Mobile rolls out July 2018 patch

Samsung Galaxy S8 active update

Samsung has begun rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 Active, about 2-3 weeks after it gave Oreo to its standard variant, the Galaxy S8.

Galaxy S8 Active Android Oreo update

  • Released for T-Mobile variant on March 29, 2018.
  • Released for AT&T variant on April 1, 2018.
  • Released for Sprint variant on April 11, 2018.

After months of wait, the Oreo update is now finally, finally available for the Galaxy S8 Active users at AT&T. Coming in as software version G892AUC2BRC5 for AT&T variant, and G892USQU1BRC4 for the T-Mobile one, the update gets you new features like picture-in-picture, notification snooze, redefined Settings app, Autofill, revamped notifications center, etc.


AT&T Galaxy S8 Active

Date Build version Android OS Changelog
26 Jun 2018 G892AUCS2BRF2 Android 8.0 June 2018 security patch
29 May 2018 G892AUCS2BRE3 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch
7 May 2018 G892AUCS2BRD4 Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch
01 Apr 2018 G892AUC2BRC5 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.
31 Jan 2018 G892AUCS2ARA1 Android 7.0 January 2018 security patch
28 Dec 2017 G892AUCS2AQL1 Android 7.0 Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs September 1 or later)
06 Dec 2017 G892AUCU2AQK3 Android 7.0 What’s new: Support for new Mobile Hotspot APN, and HDR API for DirecTV
What’s changing: Enhanced Network Performance, other various improvements and bug fixes, and Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs September 1 or later)
07 Nov 2017 G892AUCS1AQJ2 Android 7.0 Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs September 1 or later) and KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability fix
09 Aug 2017 G892AUCU1AQG4 Android 7.0 Call performance improvements

Sprint Galaxy S8 Active

  • Android 8.0 release expected in April 2018.
Date Build version Android OS Changelog
11 Apr 2018 G892USQU1BRC5 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo
01 Mar 2018 G892USQS1ARB2 Android 7.0 February 2018 security patch
24 Jan 2018 G892USQS1ARA2 Android 7.0 January 2018 Android security patch
28 Dec 2017 G892USQS1AQL1 Android 7.0 December 2017 Android Security Patch

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active

  • Android 8.0 released on March 29, 2018.
Date Build version Android OS Changelog
26 July 2018 G892USQS3BRG5 Android 8.0 July 2018 security patch
28 June 2018 G892USQS2BRF1 Android 8.0 June 2018 security patch
05 June 2018 G892USQU2BRE3 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch
26 Apr 2018 G892USQS1BRD5 Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch
29 Mar 2018 G892USQU1BRC4 Android 8.0

Installs Android 8.0 Oreo update and the security patch for the month of March 2018. New features include: Autofill, notification snooze, picture-in-picture, revamped Settings app and notifications center, etc.

23 Feb 2018 G892USQS1ARB3 Android 7.0

February 2018 security patch, various bug fixes and security improvements

18 Jan 2018 G892USQS1ARA1 Android 7.0 January 2018 security patch, various bug fixes and security improvements
21 Dec 2017 G892USQU1AQK5 Android 7.0 December security updates, License Assisted Access (LAA) enabled to use LTE Advanced technology, Various improvements
17 Nov 2017 G892USQU1AQJ7 Android 7.0 Original OEM software version

Which Galaxy S8 Active variant do you own? Have you been receiving updates in a timely manner?

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