Update Galaxy S8 Active to Android 8.0.0 Oreo SQS3BRH2 firmware

August 16, 2023

Update Samsung Galaxy S8 Active to Android 8.0.0 Oreo official firmware. After launching the Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung has finally started their process of rolling out Oreo updates. Few days back, Samsung released the Oreo update for the United States version of S8 Active. Many devices in the United States have already started receiving it through OTA (over the air). Most important, the Oreo update comes with the build number G892USQS3BRH2, and it includes the July 2018 security patch as well.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Android 8.0.0 Oreo Firmware Update
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Android 8.0.0 Oreo Firmware Update

This Samsung handset was released in August 2017 with Android 7.0 Nougat OS. Some of its specs include 5.8 inches of Super AMOLED touchscreen, Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It even sports 64 GB of internal storage with 4 GB of RAM. As far as cameras are concerned, it comes with 12 megapixels of rear camera. While for selfies, it has 8 megapixel of front camera. To always remain charged it comes with non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery.

How to Install Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Android 8.0.0 G892USQS3BRH2

If you own the S8 Active, you can see if Oreo is available by tapping the Download updates option in the Settings > Software update menu. Besides, if you haven’t received it yet then don’t worry as it’ll take a while to go live in all regions of U.S. And if you are eager to experience the all-new Android Oreo features on your phone then go ahead and manually flash it through the step by step process given below.

Firmware Info

Model: SM-G892U
Model name: GALAXY S8 ACTIVE
Country: United States (TMB)
Version: Android 8.0.0 Oreo
Build date: August 06, 2018


Proceed at your own risk. If your device gets bricked by following this guide, then we at Droid Thunder will not be held liable for that.


This Android 8.0.0 Oreo firmware is only for Samsung Galaxy S8 Active with model number SM-G892U. Flashing this update on any other device or variant might brick your device.


  • Ensure to charge your device at least up to 60% to avoid any interruption.
  • Take a complete backup of your data including contacts, apps, messages, call logs, notes, etc.
  • Install the latest Samsung USB drivers on your computer to detect your phone when connected with a USB cable.
  • (Optional) Temporary disable all the security tools as well as antivirus that are installed on your PC.




Samsung Firmware Installation Guide

Now that you’ve downloaded the latest update, it is time to flash it on your mobile. Follow our tutorial mentioned ahead to install the Android 8.0.0 Oreo Firmware update.


Finally! The latest official Android 8.0.0 Oreo G892USQS3BRH2 firmware is successfully installed on your Samsung Galaxy S8 Active (TMB) smartphone. You can confirm the same from Menu > Settings > About Phone. Let us know how the all-new Android Oreo is working for you. Thank you!

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