Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Install Device Software Update

Caution Caution:

  • Battery level requirements:
    • minimum of 40% (not charging)
    • minimum of 20% (while charging)
  • A system update won't be received while roaming.


Note Notes:

  • An active Verizon Wireless 4G LTE SIM card is necessary to complete the update.
  • A system update can also be done over a Wi-Fi network or via the Software Upgrade Assistant (SUA).
  • If prompted to update the device, skip to step 4.


  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > System updates System updates icon.
  3. Tap Check for system updates.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If advised the software is up to date, tap OK.
    • If the software update is available:
      • Tap Download Now.
      • Once the download has completed, tap Install Now.


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