Galaxy S8 Plus update: T-Mobile and Verizon rolling out June patch

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Update

Find all the software update related news regarding the Galaxy S8+ on this update timeline page of ours. You will find up to date news on Oreo release for the Galaxy S8+ here, as well as an update table for each major carrier in the US (T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint), and the international variant, which would highlight the latest updates available, with their changelog (monthly security patches).

The Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 Plus is now available in various regions across the globe. The rollout started with the international variant, model no. SM-G955F, but now it’s available in the US too. For more details, check out the respective sections below.

Related: Galaxy S8 Plus firmware (Android 8.0 Oreo and Android 7.0 Nougat)

Galaxy S8 Plus Android 8.0 update release

Samsung
Galaxy S8 Plus
Launch OS Current OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Global
Unlocked
Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 8.0
Oreo
Released on 8 Feb 2018
AT&T Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 8.0
Oreo
Released on 20 Mar 2018
Sprint Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 8.0
Oreo
Released on 17 Mar 2018
T-Mobile Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 8.0
Oreo
Released on 17 Mar 2018
Verizon Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 8.0
Oreo
Released on 15 Mar 2018
US Cellular Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 7.0
Nougat
Released on 20 Mar 2018
Canada Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 8.0
Oreo
Released on 19 Mar 2018
Unlocked
(USA)
Android 7.0
Nougat
Android 8.0
Oreo
Released on 4 April 2018

Also check out: Galaxy S8 update

International Galaxy S8 Plus

Android 8.0: Released on February 08, 2018.

Model No. Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
SM-G965F 06 Apr 2018 G955FXXU1CRC7 Android 8.0 Oreo for Vodafone and other carriers in Australia. Still on March patch.
SM-G955F 23 Mar 2018 G955FXXU1CRC7 Android 8.0 March 2018 security patch.
SM-G955F 21 Feb 2018 G950FXXU1CRB7 Android 8.0 Android Oreo bug fixer update. CRAP build (right below) was halted due to issues, which were fixed in this one, the CRB7 build.
SM-G955FD 23 Feb 2018 G950FXXU1CRB7 Android 8.0 Android Oreo bug fixer update. CRAP build (right below) was halted due to issues, which were fixed in this one, the CRB7 build. This is for the DUAL SIM model, SM-G955FD (as shown in the software version info in Settings.
SM-G955F 8 Feb 2018 G955FXXU1CRAP Android 8.0 Android 8.0, February 2018 security patch, Samsung Experience 9.0.
SM-G955F 11 Aug 2017 G955FXXU1AQH5 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch.
SM-G955FD 19 Sep 2017 G955FXXU1AQI7 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch.
SM-G955FD 08 Aug 2017 G955FXXU1AQH3 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch.
SM-G955FD 07 Jul 2017 G955FXXU1AQG5 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch.

AT&T Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U)

Android 8.0: Released on March 20, 2018.

Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
23 May 2018 G955USQS3CRE2 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch.
9 May 2018 G955USQU3CRD4 Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch, Stability improvement, and Knox fix.
20 Mar 2018 G955USQU2CRB9 Android 8.0 Android 8.0 Oreo update with Samsung Experience UI 9.0. Notification dots, Notification categories, Improved Biometric security, additional 3 Edge Lighting effects and color choices, Autofill, picture-in-picture, etc. 8.0 features.
9 March 2018 G955USQS2BRB1 Android 7.0 February 2018 security patch.
27 Dec 2017 G955USQS2BQL1 Android 7.0 December 2017 security updates, including BlueBorne Fix.
8 Dec 2017 G955USQU2BQK5 Android 7.0 Support for new Mobile Hotspot APN, HDR API for DirecTV, other various improvements and bug fixes, and November 2017 security updates, including BlueBorne Fix. Enhanced network performance and enhanced Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) experience, including device restart to bring the device onto the AT&T network (Factory Data Reset no longer required), AT&T preloaded applications and features will be on the device after the restart, previous carrier’s preloaded applications and features will be disabled after the restart, and customer content will be retained (e.g. Images, documents, files, call logs, ringtones, user accounts, etc.).
10 Nov 2017 G955USQU1AQJC Android 7.0 Fixes KRACK Wi-Fi security issue, and installs October 2017 security patch.
21 Aug 2017 G955USQU1AQGL Android 7.0 Network performance enhancements, WPS (Wireless Priority Service), UX updates, navigation bar auto hide and AGIF, Email, Calendar and Knox updates, Bluetooth updates, stability updates, Advanced Messaging update, app select update, Smart help updates, Daydream support, various other updates and improvements, and Android device security updates.
20 July 2017 G955USQS1AQG1 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch.
22 June 2017 G955USQS1AQF7 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch.
13 June 2017 G955USQU1AQEF Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch, Bixby update, SD card sync and file transfer issue fixes and messaging enhancements.
27 Mar 2017 G955USQU1AQDE Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch.
17 Feb 2017 G955USQU1AQD9 Android 7.0 Initial release.

Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U)

Android 8.0: Released on March 17, 2018.

Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
27 May 2018 G955USQS3CRE2 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch.
17 Mar 2018 G955USQU2CRB9 Android 8.0 Android Oreo update with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. Notification categories, Notification dots, Improved Biometric security, additional 3 Edge Lighting effects and color choices, picture-in-picture, Autofill, etc. Oreo features.
11 Aug 2017 G955USQU1AQGL Android 7.0 Calling Plus, July 2017 security patch, and new features in Messaging app.
10 July 2017 G955USQU1AQFJ Android 7.0 June 2017 Android Security Patches, Find My Mobile, LTE Roaming fix, SMS Fix for “(/5)Ok”.
07 June 2017 G955USQU1AQEF Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch and  LTE Band performance improvements (HPUE) Qualcomm patch 2034170.
05 May 2017 G955USQU1AQDE Red Tint fix, Improved color optimization and convenient color adjustment, Wi-Fi connectivity and stability, SMS stability, Bixby improvements, SMS duplicate text, DQA Device Quality Agent (Force Close) encountered while using the phone.
20 Apr 2017 G955USQU1AQD9 Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch.

T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U)

Android 8.0: Released on March 17, 2018.

Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
17 June 2018 G955USQU4CRE9 Android 8.0 June 2018 security patch.
23 May 2018 G955USQS3CRE2 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch.
30 Apr 2018 G955USQU3CRD4 Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch.
17 Mar 2018 G955USQU2CRB9 Android 8.0 Android Oreo update with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. Notification categories, Notification dots, Improved Biometric security, additional 3 Edge Lighting effects and color choices, picture-in-picture, Autofill, etc. Oreo features.
28 Sep 2017 G955USQU1AQHD Android 7.0 IMS roaming updates, various system improvements, and August 2017 security patch.
18 July 2017 G955USQU1AQGA Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch.
08 July 2017 G955USQU1AQFJ Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch,
DIGITS update, Qualcomm update for microphone fix, Bixby enhancements, Various system improvements.
06 June 2017 G955USQU1AQEF Android 7.0 May 2017 security update, Android Pay, and Bixby enhancements.
01 May 2017 G955USQU1AQDE Android 7.0 Fix for Red Tint on display.
20 April 2017 G955USQU1AQD9 Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch.
11 April 2017 G955USQU1AQC9 Android 7.0 Initial release.

Verizon Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U)

Android 8.0: Released on March 15, 2018.

Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
19 June 2018 G955USQU4CRE9 Android 8.0 June 2018 security patch and Wi-Fi Calling Auto-On feature.
5 Apr 2018 G955USQU2CRC5 Andr0id 8.0 March 2018 security patch.
15 March 2018 G955USQU2CRB9 Android 8.0 Android Oreo update with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. Notification categories, Notification dots, Improved Biometric security, additional 3 Edge Lighting effects and color choices, picture-in-picture, Autofill, etc. Oreo features.
01 March 2018 G955USQS2BRB1 Android 7.0 February 2018 security patch.
02 Oct 2017 G955USQS1AQI6 Android 7.0 Blueborne security patch.
28 Aug 2017 G955USQU1AQGL Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
Faster face recognition, Navigation bar show and hide options, AOD alarm notifications, fixes for Briefing card update and Car Bluetooth Music browser, updates for Caller Name ID and Smart Switch apps. For B2B users: Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection and KNOX improvements.
24 July 2017 G955USQU1AQG4 Android 7.0 June and July 2017 security patch, Google Daydream VR, Animated GIF during phone calls, and More Infinity screen (toggle off navigation bar when needed).
11 June 2017 G955USQU1AQEF Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch, Android Pay
Bixby improvements, Advanced Calling (Wi-Fi Calling) performance improvements, and general bug fixes.
11 May 2017 G955USQU1AQDF Android 7.0 Red Tint on display fix.
20 April 2017 G955USQU1AQD9 Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch.
20 April 2017 G955USQU1AQC8 Android 7.0 Initial release.

US Cellular Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U)

Android 8.0 release: March 2018 (expected)

For US Cellular firmware, the filename ends with USC. Well, USC is code for US Cellular in this stuff.

Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
20 Mar 2018 G955USQU2CRB9 Android 8.0 Upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo along with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. You get Notification dots, Autofill, picture-in-picture, improved Biometric security, additional 3 Edge Lighting effects.
09 Jun 2017 G955USQS1AQF7 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch.

Canadian Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955W)

Android 8.0: Released on March 17, 2018.

As promised a few weeks back, the Android 8.0 Oreo OS is now rolling out for the Galaxy S8+ units in Canada, for the regional carriers at once, which is not surprising. We can confirm that the following carriers have already hit the switch for Oreo rollout:

  • Bell Mobile
  • Globalive Wind Mobile
  • Telus
  • Vidéotron
  • SaskTel
  • EastLink
  • Koodo Mobile
  • Virgin Mobile
  • Rogers
  • Fido Mobile

With the Oreo update, you get features like Autofill, picture-in-picture, Notification dots, etc. along with improvements in battery life and solid under-the-hood enhancements. Unlike the Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update that is based on March 2018 patch, the Oreo update for the Canadian S8 gets you February 2018 patch.

Model No. Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
SM-G955W 19 Mar 2018 G955WVLU2BRB7 Android 8.0 Oreo Android Oreo update with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. Notification categories, Notification dots, Improved Biometric security, additional 3 Edge Lighting effects and color choices, picture-in-picture, Autofill, etc. Oreo features.
SM-G955W 11 Sep 2017 G955WVLU1AQI3 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
SM-G955W 03 Aug 2017 G955WVLS1AQH1 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
SM-G955W 15 Jul 2017 G955WVLU1AQG5 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
SM-G955W 12 Jun 2017 G955WVLS1AQF7 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
SM-G955W 24 May 2017 G955WVLU1AQEJ Android 7.0 May 2017 security patch
SM-G955W 27 Apr 2017 G955WVLU1AQDE Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch
SM-G955W 07 Apr 2017 G955WVLU1AQD9 Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch

US Unlocked Galaxy S8 Plus (SM-G955U1)

Android 8.0 release: Released on 4 April 2018

Date Update Download Link Android OS Changelog
24 May 2018 G955U1UES3CRE2 Android 8.0 May 2018 security patch
4 Apr 2018 G955U1UEU2CRB9 Android 8.0 Installs Android 8.0 Oreo OS. Get you new features like Autofill, picture-in-picture, notification dots, notification snooze, redefined Settings app, revamped notifications center, etc. stuff.
08 Aug 2017 G955U1UEU1AQH3 Android 7.0 August 2017 security patch
10 Jul 2017 G955U1UEU1AQG2 Android 7.0 July 2017 security patch
25 May 2017 G955U1UEU1AQE3 Android 7.0 June 2017 security patch
27 Apr 2017 G955U1UEU1AQDC Android 7.0 April 2017 security patch

Firmware download

In the table above for each Galaxy S8 Plus model, we have linked the software version with the firmware file. You can simply download the firmware of your choice, one that is compatible with your Galaxy S8 Plus (check with model no.), and install it yourself.

→ Also check out our dedicated Samsung Galaxy S8 firmware page here.

Installation is pretty easy, but if you are new, it could be a bit time consuming to you. Download the firmware (update version given above) for your Galaxy S8 Plus after carefully matching the model no. with the download section, and then check out our guide on install Samsung firmware to get all help you will ever need with installing updates.

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