Galaxy 8 is an outstanding phone and there is no doubt about it. It comes with Android 7, Nougat. We are sure that once you have Android 8.0 Oreo on your Samsung Galaxy S8 Snapdragon, you will fall in love with the phone all over again. Finally, we did manage to get our hands on the beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ beta firmware. Regardless what phone you have, may it be Sprint or T-Mobile you can enjoy the new Android Oreo on it as Samsung is making it available for public testing.

If you want to install Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ on your Samsung Galaxy S8 Snapdragon, you are in for a treat. In this article, we will provide you a complete guide on how to go about updating your Samsung Galaxy S8 Snapdragon to the latest version of Android i.e. Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ.

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Note: Since it is a beta version, it might not be that stable and you might have to face certain problems. However, if you still want to enjoy all the other amazing features that Oreo has, you should simply go ahead and install it on your phone.

Disclaimer: If something goes wrong with your phone during the installation, the blog is not be held responsible for anything. You can proceed further at your own risk.

Details for Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ

  • The model number that you should use is: SM-G950U.
  • Name: Galaxy S8.
  • PDA: Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ

Remember the tutorial is only for the above-mentioned model number and name. It will not work with any other phone or variant of Galaxy S8. Please make that you have the same variant as mentioned above.


There are a couple of things that you need to do before heading down to the real installation process.

  1. Make sure that you have made a back up of your phone. There is a possibility that you might have to wipe clean your device resulting in you lose everything. Make back of things like photos, files, pictures in order to get them back.
  2. Ensure that you have the latest USB drivers for Galaxy S8 installed on your personal computer.
  3. Enable the UBS debugging mode of your mobile phone. This is imperative for smooth connectivity of your phone to your computer.
  4. The minimum battery percentage of your Galaxy S8 should be around 80-85%. If your phone discharges during the installation it can lead to some serious problem.
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The Complete Guide – How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ on your Samsung Galaxy S8 Snapdragon:

Step 1: The first thing that you need to do is install and download Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ for Samsung Galaxy S8 on your PC. By installing we mean extracting the files.

Step 2:  Next you need to see if Fastboot is configured on your PC and install it on your computer. If this is not done already, you have to download the ADB/Fastbot- Android Fastboot with Android SDK on your PC. You need to choose the one that works with the Operating System of your computer.

Step 3:  Turn your phone off and enter the Recovery Mode. You can do that by pressing and holding the Power button along with the volume up button. Now press only the Power button till you see a triangle along with a construction Android Mode. To enter, press the power button again.

Step 4:  Look for files that you downloaded in the first step. You will have to open the ADB Shell. Now go to the download location, you then have to hold the Shift button and click right. This will open the Command prompt.

Step 5: Once done, you need to transfer the package to your phone via the command below.

adb sideload

Step 6: After the installation is done, your phone will restart on its own. When you see the Home Screen, you need to disconnect your phone.

That is all, you can now enjoy your Android Oreo on your Galaxy S8.

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