Update (3/16): Note 8 users in Canada and Turkey are waiting for the planned Android 8.0 Oreo updates on March 28, but Samsung has apparently jumped the gun in France. Users in the European country began reporting signs of the Oreo update earlier today. The update bumps the firmware number up to N950FXXU3CRC1. It also includes the March 2018 security patches. While it isn’t the mass rollout some are hoping for, it’s a good indication that a wider release is just around the corner!Original article:Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android update tracker page. This page covers all major U.S. carriers with a quick reference table for each and a log with links to further details. It will be regularly updated with the latest Galaxy Note 8 update information, but note that we won’t be covering general security patches in our list. We recommend you bookmark this page so you can stay up to date with the very latest updates. Android 7.0 Nougat update tracker … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 8 update tracker (Update: Oreo OTA arrives in France)
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Home / News / Samsung releases new maintenance update for the Galaxy Note 8 in Europe Samsung has released a maintenance update for the Galaxy Note 8 in Europe. The upgrade bundles a number of bug fixes, including an workaround for a nasty DeX connectivity issue, as well as a new Secure Wi-Fi feature and updated versions of the Calendar, Gallery, Reminder and Voice Recorder applications.Here’s the full changelog:A new Secure Wi-Fi function has been added.Calendar, Gallery, Reminder and Voice Recorder have been updated.Samsung DeX error has been resolved.Secure Wi-Fi, as we recently noted, is Samsung’s in-house VPN. It debuted on the budget-friendly Galaxy J series a while ago, providing users with the option to encrypt all outgoing Internet traffic, thus preventing applications and websites from tracking them as they surf the web on (unsecured) public Wi-Fi networks.Here’s how to check to see if the update is ready for your Galaxy Note 8To check to see if the OTA … [Read more...] about Samsung releases new maintenance update for the Galaxy Note 8 in Europe
It’s been a couple of months since Samsung finally gave in and let users disable the dedicated Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 and Note 8. Unfortunately, as has often been the case with Bixby’s tumultuous rollout, it didn’t quite live up to Samsung’s promise. While the heavily requested update did stop the physical button from summoning the Bixby Home screen, it still had a nasty habit of waking the phone’s display like a power key.Thankfully, Samsung has issued a fresh update that renders the button completely useless, so If Bixby still hasn’t won you over, you can now say goodbye to it for good. To complete the divorce, S8, S8 Plus and Note 8 users will first have to update every Bixby-related app within the Galaxy Apps store. If you can’t see the updates just yet the you can grab the new versions of Bixby, Bixby Home, and Bixby Service from APK Mirror. Once you know you have the latest version, head to Bixby home screen. Browse your way to … [Read more...] about Bixby button can now be fully disabled on Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8
posted on 3 hours ago 0 1. KidAndroid (Posts: 39; Member since: 04 Nov 2014) Canada to get it on the Note 8 the 28th of this month and S8 S8+ the week before posted on 3 hours ago 1 2. PhoneCritic (Posts: 1220; Member since: 05 Oct 2011) To me the Note 8 software is already tops so getting this update is not that big of a deal. However, project Treble would be a good thing if it was part of the package. I call out Samsung on that one. They really are at fault for that. Samsung it it together on this issue. posted on 2 hours ago 0 3. adecvat (Posts: 393; Member since: 15 Nov 2013) LMAO, after 7 months of release. And this is top smartphone from Samsung. … [Read more...] about Comments for : Galaxy Note 8 units in France start getting Oreo. Global update soon?
A leaked build of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has appeared on Reddit It is only compatible with the US version of Samsung’s flagship phablet with the Snapdragon 835 SoC The firmware carries the build number N950USQU2CQL1 and seems to be based on a test version An Android 8.0 Oreo build for the US version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has leaked online. The OTA download appeared earlier today on Reddit, with several users reporting that the update is functional, but unstable when using certain apps.The leak is something of a surprise as unlike its flagship sibling, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, we haven’t even seen a beta build of Oreo for the Note 8 just yet. Notably, the leaked firmware update (N950USQU2CQL1) appears to be an early test build based on the final version and not a beta build. To reiterate, the leaked build is only compatible with the US version of Samsung’s phablet that is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC (SM-N950U). … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo test firmware leaked