Galaxy S8: Software Update

Last Update date : 2017.11.03

Galaxy S8


The Software Update menu allows you to download the latest Software or alternatively, schedule a time to download the latest software and check for any updates.


How to perform a Software Update


Step 1: Go to the Settings menu → Software update.

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Step 2: Tap Download updates manually to check for any updates.

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Step 3: Please wait a moment while device checks for updates.

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Step 4: If your device already has the latest software installed, the below screen will be displayed.

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Step 5: When an update is available, you may tap on Later to download the Software Update at a later time,

or you may tap Download to start the download process straight away.

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Step 6: Download is in progress.


Important Note: It is strongly recommended to ensure that your device has a strong Internet connection

whilst downloading the update to avoid any loss of Internet. This may result in software corruptions.

Do not power off or restart your device during this process.

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Step 7: The latest software update is ready to be installed. Choose from the following options:


Later - Postpone the latest software update at your convenience.                      

Install Overnight - The update will be installed between 2:00 AM and 5:00 AM.

Install Now - Install the latest software update now.                                       

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Step 8: Please wait a few minutes until the latest software update is being applied to your Galaxy S8.

Once finished, your device will restart.


Step 9: Your device has successfully been updated and is now ready to be used again.

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