T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to get Oreo starting on Sunday

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to get Oreo starting on Sunday
Verizon did it. AT&T did it, and Sprint did it, too. Those three carriers already started updating their versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo. So that meant that T-Mobile subscribers with the Galaxy Note 8 have been left out. But all of that changes on Sunday night when T-Mobile starts pushing out the update OTA to its customers toting the handset.

The update will roll out in waves, so if it doesn't hit your phone immediately, you can go to Settings and tap on updates to see if you can coax it out manually. If not, be patient and the Android build named for the delicious creme-filled cookie will soon arrive. When you do receive the notification alerting you to the updates' arrival, make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi signal before proceeding. You should also check to see if your battery is fully charged before installing the update.

Android 8.0 brings new features such as Picture-in-picture. This allows users to watch a video while they continue to use an app that is running in the background. Notification dots appear on the icon of an app when there is an unread notification. And by reducing the activity of apps running in the background, Android 8.0 will help extend the battery life of Android handsets.

source: T-Mobile

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Galaxy Note 8
  • Display 6.3" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(22h talk time)

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6 Comments

1. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

I updated my Verizon note 8 yesterday .

2. NinoH

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 09, 2018

What a soap opera!

3. JadeMoon

Posts: 145; Member since: Aug 12, 2012

T-Mobile customers were the last to receive Note8 after pre-order. Now we're the last to receive the Oreo update. T-Mobile has blamed Samsung for both of these issues. They claim to be the last and most complicated in development for both hardware and software which is why Samsung gets to them last. I'm not making this sh!t up, a T-Mobile rep verbally told me this. I blame both at this point. My friend with Verizon Note8 and my best friend with Sprint Note8 were blowing up my phone yesterday raving about Oreo. I took a screenshot from T-Mobile's software update site showing that Note8 Oreo is still in Manufacturing Development. If we are supposed to get our update tomorrow, I'll believe it when I see it. https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-37051

6. JadeMoon

Posts: 145; Member since: Aug 12, 2012

Received this update today on 4/2 Why they never changed the support doc out of development is beyond me. Today they changed the doc to Complete. Woo-hoo? Im happy that Oreo is so far an improvement for this phone. Performance, battery, and some of the GUI is much smoother.

4. Gags987

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 28, 2018

Oreo has landed in India too Downloading as I write

5. handsomparis

Posts: 126; Member since: Jun 11, 2015

Still haven’t got it

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