Hello guys!! This post is for all the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active users, as here we will be sharing some major news. This device will be receiving the new software update which will be having bug fixes, patches for certain vulnerabilities (BlueBorne and Krack Wi-Fi), and also the new Android Security Patch. This update is going to be available via the OTA carrying the build number G892AUCS1AQJ2.
If you have already received this update, then it is suggested that you install it as soon as possible. This update will include the BlueBorne fix along with the patches for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, and the September 2017 Android Security Patch. This update weighs in at 77 MB and will be based on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS. Before you begin the installation for this update, make sure your device has enough battery to go through with the update, and also that you should either have a stable network connection on your mobile data or have a stable Wi-Fi connection.
The Galaxy S8 Active is the tougher variant of the Galaxy S8 models and is only currently available from AT&T. However, the recent leaks have suggested that a Sprint variant might also be made available soon. There might also be an unlocked version of this phone. Samsung is currently Beta testing the Oreo updates for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ after having recently released the third Beta.
If you go on the latest rumorsa, the Galaxy S8 Active users will most likely get the Android Oreo upgrade by next year at the earliest.The Current Security Patch Update is now available via OTA (Over-the-air) and currently releasing in a phase-wise manner in The US.
If your device is not rooted then you may have already received the OTA Update. If the update is not available on your device then wait for few days for the update to come to your device. Though, You can manually check for the update from your device’s settings. Go to About Device > Software Update.Now Press the “Download” Button.Press “Restart & Install” Button. Rebooting will begin automatically.