Update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo

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If you want to update Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM then this ROM is best for your mobile due to its advanced features and specialties. This update having build ID N950USQU2CQL1 comprising of the latest security patch, Samsung experience 9.0 and all latest Android 8.0 Oreo features.The Android 8.0 Oreo firmware update is loaded with upgraded snooze notifications, the ability to turn off notification badges, battery life and RAM improvement which helps in function of mobile smoothly.

Remember!! It is to be noted that this Android 8.0 Oreo is not an official firmware however it is leaked, made it available and unlocked Snapdragon-powered Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U in US variants. It is for those users who love to install unofficial firmware before launching of the official one. Enjoy Android 8.0 Oreo update on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by the following procedure.


  1. Remember that this method is only for Galaxy Note 8. Never try this on any other mobile or else it’ll get bricked.
  2. Your phone must be rooted.
  3. Battery charging must be up to 60% so that it doesn’t stop during the installation process.
  4. Backup your important contacts, call logs, text messages and also backup your media content.
  5. This is a very important step since the ROM requires you to wipe your phone completely.
  6. Install the CWM or TWRP custom recovery on your Galaxy Note 8


Updatedmob.com will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Galaxy Note 8 during or after the rooting process. Proceed at your risk.

Files to Download 

  1. Download the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA zip (BQK2 to CQL1 ) Official update
  2. Download the Android 8.0 Oreo  BQK2 firmware
  3. Odin3_v3.12.3.zip  

Procedure (How to Install Update for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo)

SD Card Method

  1. First of all, you need to download Android 8.0 Oreo official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Note 8 on the desktop of your PC.
  2. Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
  3. Turn off your Galaxy Note 8 to boot into Download Mode.
  4. Turn the device ON by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home+ Power key at same time for a while till the android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
  5. Launch Odin tool on your PC and plug your set into your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
  6. One of the ID: COM box will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
  7. Then after this,  select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy Note 8 .
  8.  In Odin, you make sure that Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
  9. Doing so will successfully update Samsung Galaxy Note 8 into Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware update.

How to Install with Computer (PC) having Windows 7, 8 or 10

  1. First of all click on the start button in Odin to initiate the installation process while giving the correct path of update in the destination then press the update button.  It will take a few minutes.
  2. Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy Note 8 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
  3. Doing so will successfully update Samsung Galaxy Note 8 into Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware update.


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