As what you might have heard, owners of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in several markets throughout including Malaysia have recently receive Android 8.0 Oreo update for their devices. However, reports have started to trickle in that Samsung might have halted the roll out.
According to the well-known Samsung enthusiast site Sammobile, the update has apparently been removed from Samsung’s server. Hence, the site which also maintain a depository of firmware for Samsung smartphones has also removed the said update which is labeled as G950/G955-FXXU1CRAP from its collection.
The reasons behind the halt is not yet known at the moment but at the same time, those who have already receive and implement the update on their device should not be worried as well. Sammobile has also stated that Samsung already working on a new firmware update for Galaxy S8 and S8+ to replace the version that it pulled out this week according to its sources.
So, those who have felt that their devices have been sidelined from receiving the Android Oreo update for the past few days can now rest easy knowing that is not exactly the case. That being said, this also means that the wait for proper Oreo update on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ continues further.