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Update Galaxy Note FE N935F to XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware

Tips right ahead for how to update Galaxy Note FE N935F with latest XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware. The Note 7 follow-up is finally getting its due update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Previously, the phone shipped with Nougat and this is its first major Android version upgrade. There are some substantial changes included in this build like a overhauled UI, performance improvements, security fixes and much more. As per usual, Samsung is pushing XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 Oreo package through its OTA servers but due to region restrictions, we expect some users to not receive it. In that case, you utilize our manual guide on how to update Galaxy Note FE N935F to XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware — and also root Galaxy Note FE N935F phone on this firmware.

Thanks to Odin utility and Download Mode, you can simply download the complete XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 Oreo firmware from ahead for your Galaxy Note FE N935F and flash it with given instructions. Official updates are signed by Samsung so flashing them doesn’t trip warranty or even Knox — Samsung’s proprietary security system. Right before we dive in, being a major upgrade, do make sure you have backup of your user data. Further, you can also read on how to backup all your apps.

XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 - Samsung Galaxy Note FE

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 Firmware Details:

Model SM-N935F
Model name Galaxy Note Fan Edition
Version Android 8.0.0
Changelist 13435650
Build date Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:09:42 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-04-01
Product code KSA

This firmware tutorial for the Samsung Galaxy Note FE is for a specific model number and will not work if your phone is a different variant. XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 firmware is for the following phone:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note FE N935F

You might find these following Galaxy Note FE N935F related articles interesting:

If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy Note FE N935F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy Note FE USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note FE properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy Note FE USB drivers!

All set and ready? Good. You can now continue reading below and update Galaxy Note FE N935F to Android 8.0 XXU2BRD4 official firmware update.

How to Install XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 on Galaxy Note FE N935F

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy Note FE to Android 8.0 XXU2BRD4. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing on your device.

ODIN3 v3.09

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy Note FE N935F. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • N935FXXU2BRD4 is an official firmware by Samsung for the Galaxy Note FE N935F.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 8.0 build XXU2BRD4 update for Galaxy Note FE N935F, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy Note FE to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. See here: How to Root Galaxy Note FE N935F on XXU2BRD4 Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 8.0 N935FXXU2BRD4 for Galaxy Note FE to your computer and extract the zip file.

Step 2 – Download Odin which will help you to install Android 8.0 on Samsung Galaxy Note FE N935F.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy Note FE USB drivers installed on your computer.

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