Galaxy S8: How to Perform a Software Update

Last Update Date : Mar 10. 2020

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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 on the S8/S8+Click to Expand
1 Go to the Settings menu → Software update
Galaxy S8: Software Update
2 Tap Download updates manually to check for any updates.
Galaxy S8: Software Update
3 Please wait a moment while device checks for updates.
Galaxy S8: Software Update
4 If your device already has the latest software installed, the below screen will be displayed.
Galaxy S8: Software Update
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.
Galaxy S8: Software Update
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).
Galaxy S8: Software Update
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.

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

Once finished, your device will restart.

9 Your device has successfully been updated and is now ready to be used again.
Galaxy S8: Software Update

For model specific information check out our Manuals and Downloads page. For more information about how to update your Mobile Device check out Upgrading the Software of my phone and Is this the correct Samsung software update?

If these steps do not resolve your issue please get in touch through one of the options below .

- Visit Samsung Reps at your nearest Galaxy Studio 
- Contact Samsung Care New Zealand experts on 0800 726 786 
- Contact our Live Chat New Zealand team

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