Download/Install Exynos Galaxy S8 G950FXXU1ZQJJ Oreo Beta Stock Firmware (SM-G950F): Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Beta firmware in the US, the UK and Korea. Along with the new features of Android 8.0 Oreo, you will get Samsung Experience 9.0 based TouchWiz. Unfortunately, the Beta update is only limited for users who received registration popup and registered. Fortunately, the full stock firmware of Android Oreo Beta is available for download for global variant Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F. The build number is G950FXXU1ZQJJ.
If you are one of those lucky users who enrolled into Oreo program and received the OTA update for the same, they can create TWRP dump for everyone else to flash it easily. Since only a few users have used it, it is not certain whether the firmware will work or not, and even if it works, there could be major bugs as no report regarding the same is made public.
As this method involves TWRP, users must have TWRP installed in their devices.This is a very simple process.You just have to download the TWRP flashable firmware file and then flash it via TWRP recovery and your device will be updated to Galaxy S8 G950FXXU1ZQJJ Oreo Beta Stock Firmware.Just follow all the steps carefully.
- The firmware is only for Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Exynos variant and unlocked one.
- Take a complete backup of device data as there are high risks involved.
- Keep the battery charge to 60% at least to prevent accidental shutdown.
- Your device must be rooted with latest TWRP recovery.
We will not be responsible for any damage that might occur to your device during the installation process.
How To Update Galaxy S8 To Oreo Beta Using TWRP/ Install Exynos Galaxy S8 G950FXXU1ZQJJ Oreo Beta Stock Firmware (SM-G950F)
Step 1. Download TWRP flashable Galaxy S8 Oreo firmware SM-G950F and transfer it to the internal storage of your device.
Step 2. Reboot your device into TWRP mode by pressing the right button combination. Once you are there, take backup of all the partitions and then transfer them to your PC for safety.
Step 3. Format all data and then reboot your device back to recovery again. Once you are into TWRP again, take a backup again.
Step 4. Connect your phone to your computer and browse to TWRP/Backups/ (Some Random Numbers and Letters)
Step 5. Paste the downloaded TWRP flashable Galaxy S8 Oreo firmware SM-G950F file and then extract the OREO .rar file directly in the folder.
Step 6. Go back to the main menu of TWRP and choose the option Restore.
Wait patiently for the restore process to complete and reboot your device normally. The first boot will take some time and hence, you should not panic. The stable version of the firmware will be out soon and you can get the experience beforehand with the Beta version.