Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ surprisingly getting a new software update

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are receiving a new software update. This is nothing but a surprise from Samsung as the company has already removed both the devices from its software support list. The latest software update brings the Android security patch level to November 2021, making the devices more safe and secure.

According to a Sammobile report, the latest software update for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ is currently rolling out in France. And, should expand to other regions over the next few days. The update can be identified by the firmware version G95xFXXUCDUK1

The latest software update for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ is a minor security patch update that brings nothing more than just the November 2021 security patch. It should fix dozens of vulnerabilities related to system security and privacy.

Samsung Galaxy S8+ new update

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users in the specified regions have started receiving the latest OTA update. Those who are still in the queue should manually check the status by navigating to Settings >> Software updates.

South Korean giant released the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ way back in 2017 with Android 7 (Nougat) pre-installed. Later, the devices received two major OS upgrades. As a result, these are now based on Android 9 (Pie). The latest software update was a surprising move from Samsung. Hopefully, the company will release a couple of more updates in the future.

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