Sprint rolls out October Security patch and Calling Plus on Galaxy Note 8

As most of you might know, Sprint is one of the leading telecom operators in the United States. Recently, they have begun rolling out the update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on their network. This update comes with the build no. N950USQU2BQJB. This new update will bump up their security level to October. It will also bring new features like Calling Plus which is already available on devices like Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+, and LG G6.

In case you don’t have any idea about Calling Plus, it is a feature (VoIP) which combines Wi-Fi calling with an ability to use the data whenever the user is on call. Few Samsung specific apps are as Calendar, Gallery, Reminded, and Voice Recorder will also be updated in this new build. This update will also fix the Samsung DeX error which was faced by several users.

This update will be more around 383 MB in size and it has already begun rolling out to its users. In case you have not received this update yet, you can easily go to settings, and select the download updates manually to force the device to download the update. However, you need to make sure that you do have enough battery memory space on your device before you begin to download this update.

How To Update Sprint Galaxy Note 8 To N950USQU2BQJB October 2017 Security Patch Update

This update is rolling out via OTA (Over The Air).Those who didn’t wait for OTA they can also try manually pulling the firmware by going to the Settings –> About Device  –> Check for Updates and download it manually. If you want to wait for OTA, then it may take few days to reach all corners of the world.

Download Sprint Note 8 N950USQU2BQJB October 2017 Security Patch Update

October Security patch and Calling Plus on Galaxy Note 8

The Full firmware Update is not available yet but you can try to download that from Samsung server using samfirm

How To Install Sprint Galaxy Note 8 N950USQU2BQJB October 2017 Security Patch Update

First, download the firmware file following the above guide, then follow the linked guide below to Install N950USQU2BQJB Security Patch Update On Note 8 using Odin Flash Tool

If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma, who graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela, is an experienced blogger and an enthusiast of Android technology. She has spent eight years writing about Android OS, earning a reputation as a reliable source in the technology field. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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