Just after the update for the S8. We are here with the Installation of Android 8 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955F with build number XXU1CRAP. One thing you should keep in mind that this update is only for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ Exynos variant. So if you have the international variant of the Galaxy S8 Plus. With the Model Number SM-G955F, Only then you should carry on with this update.
The latest updates also brings the Samsung Experience 9.0 for the Galaxy S8. Some of the Galaxy S8 & S8+ users have already got the Android Oreo 8.0 Beta with SE 9.0 on their devices already.
Now if you have you haven’t Rooted your device or you have flashed any third party ROMS on your device, then you might already have received the OTA update notification on your S8+. But if you have injected new OS or Rooted your device, then you have to manually update your device Following this guide. [Update: Galaxy Note 8 Oreo Update is here]
What’s New in Galaxy S8+ Android 8.0 Update:
This is not only the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. But there is one new improvement coming with this update, and that is the new Samsung Experience 9.0. Previously known as the Samsung TouchWiz was changed to the SE with the release of Galaxy S7. Here are some of the new features added.
- A whole new Samsung Experience 9.0 Keyboard and more standard Emoji’s.
- The New Snooze pin in the notification channel.
- New colorful lightning effect for notification.
- New Folders color for Home, and Folders hiding features.
- Apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, Messneger will now support dual accounts.
- New AOD (Always On Display) features Added in Oreo.
- New Transparent Notifications options for lockscreen
These are some of the new features discussed here. But when you will download this Android Oreo 8.0 update on your device, You will find more such changes.
Galaxy S8 Plus Android 8.0 Oreo Update details:
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8
Android Version: Android 8.0 Oreo
Build Number: G955FXXU1CRAP
Flashing your device Manually needs you to have following tools ready on the go.
2- Device Drivers.
3- Make sure to have at-least 60% battery before flashing your device.
4- Enable the USB Debugging by following Method
Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
How to Update Galaxy S8 Plus to Android 8.0 Oreo :
To update Manually using the ODIN tool You need to make sure to have original ODIN tool installed on your PC. You can get the detailed ODIN installation guide here.
To enter the Flashing Mode, you need to Boot Your device in Download Mode with the help of this guide.
If you are facing any issues in downloading and installing the firmware using ODIN, then you can comment below. We will make sure to sort out the issue.
Download Firmware: Download Android 8.0 Oreo G955FXXU1CRAP firmware for Galaxy S8 Plus G955F for any country given below in the list. The update is first available for the European Countries. So you can download any version. You can later easily convert the language option to English.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955FD:
Nordic Countries (NEE): G955FXXU1CRAP
Spain (PHE): G955FXXU1CRAP
Germany (DBT): G955FXXU1CRAP
France (XEF): G955FXXU1CRAP
Turkey (TUR): G955FXXU1CRAP
Poland (XEO): G955FXXU1CRAP