Like always, Samsung has done again. Their Galaxy S8 Plus G950U is a phone behold. It is perfect, big screen, big body and outclass features. The phone comes with Android 7.0, but you can update it to the latest Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Firmware Beta. The new Android comes with many features, it is fast, efficient and reliable. No matter what phone you are using, you can enjoy the latest Android on it. Reason being that Samsung is making the new version available for its users.
Looking for a way to install Android 8.0 Oreo Beta on your Galaxy S8 Plus, you have come to the right place. In this article, we are going to teach you how to enjoy the latest Android 8.0 Oreo Beta on your Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus G950U.
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-G955U.
- Name: Galaxy S8.
- PDA: SQU1ZQK1
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.
- 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.
- Ensure that you have the latest USB drivers for Galaxy S8 installed on your personal computer.
- Enable the UBS debugging mode of your mobile phone. This is imperative for smooth connectivity of your phone to your computer.
- 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 SQU1ZQK1 Android 8.0 Oreo on your Galaxy S8 Plus
Rooting Warning: Before you get to the process, remember rooting your phone will invalidate any warranty program that you have.
Step 1: Start with downloading Android 8.0 Oreo SQU1ZQJJ for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus on your PC. Then you have to extract the files.
Step 2: You then 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 G950USQU1AQGL-to-U1ZQJJ.zip
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.
Once you perform all the above steps, you are done. You can now enjoy the latest Android 8.0 Oreo beta version on your Galaxy S8 Plus.