Update Galaxy S8 Plus G955U to Android 8.0.0 Oreo Firmware

June 18, 2023

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U finally gets the much-awaited Android 8.0.0 Oreo update. Most importantly, this latest build comes with the product code TMB from USA (T-Mobile) and firmware version G955USQS3CRE2.

Since the update is being rolled out over-the-air (OTA), it may take a while for the Galaxy S8+ Oreo update to go live for all users in the United States. After a lot of controversy related to the halting of Oreo updates, Samsung has finally started to roll out updates for many high-end smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus G955U Android 8.0.0 Oreo Firmware
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus G955U Android 8.0.0 Oreo Firmware

How to Install Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U Android 8.0.0 G955USQS3CRE2

It goes without saying that Oreo will soon be making its way to all the variants of Galaxy S8+ across the globe in the coming days. Released on 24th May 2018, this Android 8.0.0 Oreo G955USQS3CRE2 firmware comes with various tweaks and revamped features.

Hence, flashing this update will not only give a new feel to your device but also improve its overall performance and battery life. If you have not received this update through OTA, then just go ahead and manually flash it through the step by step process given below.

Firmware Details

Model: SM-G955U
Model name: GALAXY S8 Plus
Country: United States (USA)
Version: Android 8.0.0 Oreo
Build date: May 24, 2018
Product Code: TMB


Perform all the steps mentioned below at your own risk. If your phone gets bricked after following this guide, then we at DroidThunder.com will not be held responsible for that.


This Android 8.0.0 Oreo SQS3CRE2 firmware must be installed only on Samsung Galaxy S8+ having model number SM-G955U. Installing this firmware update on any other device or variant might brick your phone.


  • To avoid any interruption, charge your phone at least up to 60%.
  • Backup your contacts, apps, messages, call logs, notes, etc. using any app from Google Play Store.
  • Install the latest Samsung USB drivers on PC so as to detect your phone when connected with USB cable.
  • (Optional) Disable all the security tools as well as antivirus on your PC.



Android 8.0.0 G955USQS3CRE2

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 SQS3CRE2 firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U smartphone. You can confirm the same from Menu > Settings > About Phone.

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9 thoughts on “Update Galaxy S8 Plus G955U to Android 8.0.0 Oreo Firmware

  1. Thank you!!! Oreo update is fantastic and very well described on how to install. All the major payments apps are working smoothly with this firmware…

  2. Good detailed instructions, however did not work for my s8 plus sm- g955u now currently stuck between upload mode and boot screen. On to the next trial to get back up.

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