Update Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950FD to Android 7.0 Nougat

Firmware update / Stock ROM : Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950FD to Android 7 Nougat. The firmware available for downloading https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/galaxy-s8/SM-G950FD/. You can download your Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950FD firmware at the page, available for some countries. How to Root for Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950FD is the separated post, this post only for upgrading to Android 7.0 Nougat.

Update 02/15, 2018: Following a limited number of cases where Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have rebooted unexpectedly with the Android 8.0 Oreo, we have temporarily stopped the rollout of the update. We are investigating the issue internally to ensure that the impact to the affected devices is minimized and the rollout of the update can resume as quickly as possible. Source: Samsung Official via Sammobile.

Firmware details below is one of the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware, you can download it according to your country at the link above.


Model SM-G950FD
Model name Galaxy S8
Country INS from India
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 12640043
Build date Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:58:07 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-12-01
Product code INS
PDA G950FXXU1AQL5
CSC G950FOXM1AQL5

How to install Android 7 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950FD :

  1. Extract (unzip) the firmware file. Download at https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/galaxy-s8/SM-G950FD/
  2. Download Odin http://odindownload.com/SamsungOdin/
  3. Extract Odin ZIP file
  4. Open Odin
  5. Reboot Phone in Download Mode ( Turn Power off the phone, Press and hold Volume Down key + Bixby key + Power Key for a while, Release all key when Download Mode / Odin Mode appears )
  6. Connect the phone to PC with USB Cable Data, then Press and release Volume Up key
  7. Wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  8. Add the firmware files AP, BL, CP and CSC. If the firmware comes with single file, insert it on the AP only.
  9. In Option make sure to ticked F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot only
  10. Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes

If you got Boot Loop after update samsung firmware read this How to Fix Boot Loop After Update Samsung Android Firmwares

Warning!

  1. Make sure to backup your data, It will erase all the data.
  2. Make sure the firmware is match with your Samsung Galaxy model number
  3. Make sure to ticked F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot only
  4. if you get error message “SECURE CHECK FAIL: BOOTLOADER” when flashed the ROM, try to use the newest version of the firmware update.
  5. If your device rooted, flashing firmware will unroot it.
  6. Do this with your own risk

 


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