Install and run September 2019 security update on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with this detailed article. It hasn’t been long since Galaxy Note 10 has gone on sale, making the Note 8 a 2-year old phone. However, Samsung is still continuing to provide quick software updates that focus on improving security and reliability. As per tradition, each month Google releases new security definitions and once these are published, it is then up-to all Android manufacturers to push the changes to their devices. You can update your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to September 2019 factory image using this guide.
It is essential that you make a backup of all your data before you follow the procedure ahead. As for the utilities, we will be using Odin to flash the update via download mode. Through this route, all phones either rooted, or running custom ROMs can be updated immediately without any sort of wait. Along with the instructions we have also linked complete download link for Galaxy Note 8 September 2019 official update.
Disclaimer: Please use this guide at your own risk. We, at TeamAndroid, would not be held responsible if you brick or generally mess up with your device. Further, the firmwares, system files or apps used are property of their respective owners.
September 2019 Security Update Firmware Details:
This release focuses on improving reliability and security. There wont be many noticeable changes in UI but behind the scenes, your device should be more stable and secure. We expect some performance enhancements to be integrated as well.
This firmware tutorial applies to both Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The specific model numbers supported through this guide are mentioned ahead.
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 N950F
To make sure you own the correct Samsung Galaxy Note 8 model / variant, go to Settings > About phone > Model number. Also, you can consult our Galaxy Note 8 Model Numbers and Variants article.
You might find these following Galaxy Note 8 related articles interesting:
- USB Drivers: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Drivers and How to Connect with Computer.
- Recovery Mode: How to Access Recovery Mode on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
- Install Android Pie: How to Install Android 9.0 Pie on Computer.
- Custom ROMs: For a complete collection of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 custom ROMs, click here!
If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy Note 8, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 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 8 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:
All set and ready? Good. You can now continue reading below and update Galaxy Note 8 to Android 9.0 Pie official firmware update.
How to Install September Security Update on Galaxy Note 8
Ahead, we have a detailed step-by-step procedure through which you can update Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to September update based on Android Pie. The firmware is an official one signed by Samsung and we will utilize latest ODIN to flash it onto Galaxy Note 8.
Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing on your device.
- This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
- Firmwares used in this post are official releases by Samsung for the Galaxy Note 8.
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:
Step 1 – Download the following Android 9.0 Pie complete firmware for your smartphone.
- Galaxy Note 8 N950F: XXS7DSHC
Step 2 – Download Odin which will help you to install official update on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
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. Read: How to Enter Download Mode on Galaxy Note 8.
Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy Note 8 USB drivers installed on your computer.