Samsung begins pushing out August security patch to Galaxy Note 8

Samsung begins pushing out August security patch to Galaxy Note 8
On the third day of August, Samsung began pushing out the newest Android security patch to both the Galaxy S8 and S8+. This was a pretty impressive move by the company considering Google had yet to reveal what the patch even contained at that point. And, demonstrating its ability once again to update smartphones in a timely manner when it wishes to, the August 2018 security patch is now also rolling out to the Galaxy Note 8.

In actual fact, Samsung began pushing out the August security patch to the Galaxy Note 8 last week. However, due to multiple bugs that were seemingly present in the software, the South Korean giant has opted to release yet another update that presumably fixes any previous flaws. In terms of the changelog, it simply lists security improvements. However, modifications to the performance of the smartphone are often bundled in too in the hope of bettering the overall software experience, while the previous release also included improvements to Samsung's Game Launcher app.

Currently, the latest software version appears to have been released in the United Arab Emirates, although other markets should begin receiving the security patch in the near future too. Additionally, it’s worth noting that the update is rolling out OTA so users should receive a notification when it’s available to download. However, those who want the software as soon as possible can manually check the availability in the Software Update menu that can be found within the Settings app.

source: SamMobile

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Galaxy Note 8
  • Display 6.3 inches
    2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo
    Samsung Experience UI



4. srgonu

Posts: 574; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

8.1 ?

3. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

I have had for at least a week...

2. Rigmaster

Posts: 234; Member since: Jan 22, 2018

Should be pushing Pie update too.

5. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

Pie was just made official weeks ago. chill. And my Note 8 has pie features and features pie still doesn't have. lmao

1. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

I have it already since more than 10 days, I think I received it on 1 or 2 August

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