Install Android 8.0.0 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy S8 using the Odin v3.13.1 tool. Samsung recently rolled out an official Android Oreo G950FXXU2CRED firmware, especially for Galaxy S8 SM-G950FD smartphone.
This Indian (INS) update was released through OTA (over the air) on 25th May 2018. If you haven’t received this update yet, then don’t worry. Because in this guide, we will manually flash the Android 8.0.0 Oreo XXU2CRED firmware on the Samsung Galaxy S8 G950FD smartphone.
This update comes with various tweaks and revamped features including improved Samsung Cloud, new and redesigned emoji characters, security improvements to Samsung Pay, new color lens feature, upgraded Samsung DeX, improved battery life, and a smooth user interface.
Most importantly this Android Oreo build completely wipes out those common performance issues like severe battery drain, random reboots, and connectivity problems as well. So if you are tired of staring at the same old screen day in and day out, then go ahead and try out this new Android 8.0.0 Oreo on your Samsung Galaxy S8.[lwptoc]
How to Install Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0.0 Update G950FXXU2CRED
This is not a third party custom ROM but an official firmware rolled out by Samsung. So flashing this OTA update will regain your phone warranty back. Interested users may proceed to the actual tutorial on how to install the latest Android 8.0.0 Oreo XXU2CRED official firmware on the SM-G950FD smartphone given below.
- Model: SM-G950FD
- Model name: Galaxy S8
- Country: India
- Version: Android 8.0.0 Oreo
- Build date: May 25, 2018
- Product Code: INS
- PDA: G950FXXU2CRED
- CSC: G950FOXM2CREB
- PHONE: G950FXXU2CRE3
It is highly recommended to proceed at your own risk. We at DroidThunder.com will not be held responsible if your phone gets bricked by following this guide.
This Android 8.0.0 Oreo XXU2CRED firmware is only for Samsung Galaxy S8 having model number SM-G950FD. Flashing this firmware update on any other device or variant can damage your phone. Confirm your device model before going ahead.
- Charge your device at least up to 60%.
- Take backup of your contacts, apps, messages, call logs, notes, etc. using any app from Google Play Store.
- Install Samsung USB drivers on your PC so as to detect your phone when connected with USB cable.
- (Optional) Temporary disable all the security tools as well as antivirus that are installed on your computer.
Samsung Firmware Installation Guide
Now that you’ve downloaded the latest update, it is time to install it on your device. Follow our guide given below to flash the Android 8.0.0 update.
Finally! This is how you can install the latest official Android 8.0.0 Oreo XXU2CRED firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S8. Go to Menu > Settings > About Phone to verify the same. Stay tuned for more updates and don’t forget to subscribe, share and comment.