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  1. Android News

    AT&T Galaxy S8 Now Also Receiving Oreo Update

    Following Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, it appears owners of the Galaxy S8 on AT&T are beginning to receive Oreo. The update should also be rolling out to the Galaxy S8+. For the Galaxy S8, the build is labeled as R16NW.G950USQU2CRB9, weighing in at around 1.5GB.
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    Oreo update rolling now to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on Verizon

    First the LG V30 and now the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are receiving the Android 8.0 Oreo update along with the Samsung Experience 9.0. Verizon was quick to update these two flagships before other carriers in the US.
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    Samsung reveals when its 2017 lineup will receive Android Oreo

    While we received confirmation from Fido earlier this week, Samsung Canada posted a note in its members app that the first device in Canada to run Android 8.0 will be the recently released Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, then the S8 and S8+ will receive the update on March 19th, followed by the Note 8...
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 February 2018 security patch rolling out now

    Samsung has gradually been rolling out the February 2018 security patch to compatible devices and with the month now over, it has finally released the latest security maintenance release for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. Both handsets have now received the February 2018 security patch in the...
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Android Oreo rollout has been resumed

    Samsung halted the Galaxy S8's original Oreo rollout to develop a new firmware version, and it’s now rolling out firmware version G950FXXU1CRB7 and G955XXU1CRB7 for the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+. The firmware update file weighs in at just over 530MB for those who are already on Android 8.0...
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    Deal: Free pair of Gear IconX headphones with a Galaxy Note 8 or S8

    Samsung's Gear IconX once held a retail price of $200, but we've seen them deeply discounted too - still, you can't beat "free". Samsung US is throwing in a free pair with every Galaxy Note8 or an S8 phone, including the Galaxy S8, S8+ and S8 Active. You need to buy the phone through Samsung.com...
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    Samsung reveals why it stopped the Galaxy S8 Android Oreo release

    After halting the Oreo update for the Galaxy S8, Samsung is now explaining why they did so. The update is seemingly causing some phones to randomly reboot. Samsung wants to investigate the issue and make sure the firmware is more stable before sending it back out.
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    The Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 begins rolling out to more countries

    After rolling out the Android Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 in select countries yesterday, Samsung has started to roll out the update to more regions. These include India, Poland, and France.
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    Samsung releases Android Oreo kernel sources for the Galaxy S8

    A day after releasing the Android Oreo update to Galaxy S8 owners, Samsung has released the kernel sources for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update now rolling out

    The official Android 8.0 Oreo update is now rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ in Germany. As promised by Samsung, beta testers are first in line, with regular users on Nougat expected to get the update after 24 hours.
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    Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Oreo Beta Ends January 26 in US

    Beta testers for the Oreo update on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are reporting receiving a notification that says the beta will conclude on January 26.
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    Deal: 50% off lease price on Galaxy Note 8, S8, or S8+ from Sprint

    For a limited time, you can get 50% off the lease price of the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, or Galaxy S8+ from Sprint with $0 down via an 18-month lease.
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ January update rolling out now

    Samsung has started rolling out the January 2018 security patch to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. This is a little later than usual, but the updates are now here.
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    Samsung offering free AKG Bluetooth headphones with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung is offering a pair of on-ear AKG Bluetooth headphones for free with every purchase of a Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8/S8+ and the S8 Active.
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    New Galaxy S8 and S8+ Oreo beta update that’s rolling out could be the last

    Samsung had revealed earlier that the Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ would end on January 15, and what could be the last beta build has begun rolling out today for both devices. The latest build has software version ZRA5, brings fixes for both minor and phone...
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 inadvertent screen wakeup leading to battery drain

    The Galaxy S8 is experiencing inadvertent screen wakeup which in turn is leading to battery drain. Numerous users from the official Samsung community, as well as Reddit have posted videos including a detailed description of exactly what it going on.
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    New Android 8.0 Oreo now rolling out to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

    Samsung has just started rolling out a new Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The software version of the latest beta is ZQLE, and like the last beta, this one also seems to be all about bug fixes.
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    Verizon Galaxy S8, S8+, Galaxy Note 8 get December security patch

    Verizon has issued an update for the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and the Galaxy Note 8 to bring these devices up to the current December security patch.
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    T-Mobile updates Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ with December's security patch

    T-Mobile is updating its Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus devices to the latest December security patches.
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    Samsung begins naming screenshots based on what you capture with Android Oreo

    A new feature has been discovered in the Android Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 devices which show that screenshots are now named based on the application that is being captured.
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 beta 4 rolling out now

    Samsung is now rolling out software version ZQL8 to eligible Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ handsets in the United Kingdom. The fourth Android 8.0 Oreo beta update weighs in at 850MB.
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    Deal: Get an unlocked Galaxy S8+ and $100 gift card for $725

    The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is still a perfectly good flagship despite debuting at the beginning of this year and Amazon has a pretty juicy bundle available if you’re looking for a new phone. Right now you can pick up an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, Qi wireless charging pad, and a $100 Amazon...
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    Deal: Best Buy bundles unlocked Galaxy Note 8 and S8 with free gift card and wireless charger

    If you're still in the market for a US unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8, S8 or S8+, Best Buy has a couple of deal sweeteners for you. They'll throw in a $100 e-gift card as well as a free wireless charger when purchasing one.
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    Samsung: There is no Microsoft Edition of the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung no longer refers to their devices sold at Microsoft's stores as Microsoft Edition devices, despite using the moniker at launch for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8. Instead, they're simply Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8, available through Microsoft with guidance on how to get...
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ update may have broken fast charging for some users

    The November update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 duo may have introduced a bug that causes wireless charging to fail for some. Users have been reporting the bug, though it doesn't seem as if everyone is affected.