T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ receive security updates

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ receive security updates
T-Mobile subscribers who own the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ just recently received the November security update for the two phones. Today, the carrier is pushing out the December security update for the pair. The new software versions will be G950USQS2BQL1 for the S8, and G955USQS2BQL1 for the S8+. The former weighs in at 130.66MB, while the latter tips the scales at 127.11 MB.

When you receive the notification telling you that your handset has received the update, do not continue with the installation process until you connect your device to a Wi-Fi network. You also need to make sure that the batteries on the phone are charged to 100%.

Since the update is being sent out OTA, it should arrive on your T-Mobile branded Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ very soon. If you're the impatient kind, you can manually download it by going to Settings > Software update > Download updates manually.

Don't get terribly excited. This is not the update to Android 8.0 that you've been waiting for, although we are getting closer and closer to the eventual release of Android Oreo for the 2017 Samsung flagship models.

source: T-Mobile (1), (2)

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Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)
Galaxy S8+
  • Display 6.2" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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2 Comments

1. royaldragonss

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 27, 2016

Hey T-Mo, Where's my S7's oreo? It better not be coming in July.

2. torr310

Posts: 1645; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Just checked on my Tmobile Galaxy S8 Active...nothing for it yet. Still at October's security update.

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