Download/Install G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FXXU1AQJ1 For European Galaxy S8/S8 Plus (October Security Patch): Even though it is quite late and many gave up hopes of getting October security patch, Samsung has finally released October 2017 security patch for Samsung S8 and S8 Plus users. Samsung is considered to be the most user-friendly smartphone company as far as the regular release of updates goes. It generally releases the security updates in the beginning of the month but this month it was delayed and for the time being, only the latest flagship smartphones Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have received the rollout.
The update has been rolled out for the European region only.The Update is available via OTA (Over-the-air) and currently releasing in a phase-wise manner.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.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.
The update brings the latest firmware version number G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FXXU1AQJ1 for the European variants of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. The update not only brings the October 2017 security patch but it also brings certain enhancements for the launcher as well as for the DeX mode. If you belong to other region and have not received the OTA update, you can take the update manually without waiting for the OTA update on your device.
How To Download G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FXXU1AQJ1 October 2017 Security Patch For Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus (Europe)
You have to download OTA update manually. There are two ways to do it.
- First, you can go to Settings> Software Update> Download Updates Manually option and download the OTA update on your device.
Or, you can go directly to Samsung Servers and download the latest firmware following the steps listed below. Make sure your computer is running Windows with .Net Framework version 3.5 or higher.
Follow the guide linked below to download the firmware file directly from the Samsung Server
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How To Install October 2017 Security Patch For European Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
First download the firmware file following the above guide, then follow the linked guide below to Install G950FXXU1AQJ1/G955FXXU1AQJ1 October Security Patch Update On European Galaxy S8/S8 Plus using Odin Flash Tool
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If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.
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