Samsung is now rolling out final Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy Note 8 N950U1. After a long time, the Verizon users can finally download and install Android 8.0 Oreo update onto their Galaxy Note 8s. Of course, the update is being pushed by OTA updates. Which means not all the users are going to get the update at once. Therefore, if you are the impatient one, then keep on reading as below we are going to tell you how to install Android 8.0 Oreo official update on Galaxy Note 8 N950U1.The update comes with build ID number N950U1OYM3CRC1 and March 2018 Security Patch.
The Android 8.0 Oreo official update for Galaxy Note 8 N950U1 bring a lot of new features like Picture-in-Picture, notification channels, adaptive icons, notification badges, better battery life, circular emoji and much more. Proceed further if you want to install OYM3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo update on your Verizon Galaxy Note 8.
Installing stock OYM3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo Official firmware via Odin tool is an official process so you won’t lose warranty because of this method. The process doesn’t require any root access or custom recovery.
Let us clear one thing here, this guide is only meant for Galaxy Note 8 N950U1. To confirm the model no. go to Settings > About Phone. Please don’t try it on any other models.
Follow our step by step guide on how to update Galaxy Note 8 N950U1 to OYM3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo.
- Before proceeding any further backup all your important data like Emails, Messages, Personal Photos, and Videos.
- Download and install Galaxy Note 8 USB drivers on your PC.
- Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
- The device should be charged up to 70% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns. This is very important, any shutdown during the process can damage your device permanently.
How To Update Galaxy Note 8 N950U1 to OYM3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo
Step 1: Download OYM3CRC1 and Odin from above links.
Step 2: Extract the downloaded firmware to get tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Now boot Galaxy Note 8 into Download Mode, Turn off your phone. Once it’s fully off, press and hold Volume Down + Bixby Button + Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Volume Up Button to confirm to enter into the Download Mode.
Step 4: Open your Odin folder and right click on Odin file and then click on Run as Administrator. After that connect your phone to PC with USB cable.
Step 5: In Odin tool one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This means your phone is connected successfully.
Step 6: Now click on AP and select md5 file of firmware which we extracted earlier.
Step 7: Before clicking on start make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected, but re-partition option must NOT be ticked.
Step 8: Your Galaxy Note 8 will reboot once the installation is completed. Keep the device connected to USB until you reach the home screen.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed OYM3CRC1 Android 8.0 Oreo firmware on your Galaxy Note 8 N950U1.