• Samsung stops pushing out Android 8.0 Oreo, starts work on new version?

    6 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ owners were pleased as punch last week as the manufacturer started rolling out the much anticipated Android 8.0 Oreo update in certain markets. However, a report published today states that Samsung has stopped disseminating the update for unknown reasons. The G950/G955-FXXU1CRAP files, which contain Android 8.0, can no longer be downloaded from Sammy's servers.
    Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users in countries like Turkey, Norway, the UAE, India, Belgium, Germany, France and Poland who did not participate in the Android 8.0 beta, had received ...
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  • Samsung explains why it pulled the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA for the Galaxy S8

    Samsung explains why it pulled the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA for the Galaxy S8

    6 monthes ago - By Talk Android

    With the Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ coming to an end, it was expected that Samsung would soon begin rolling out the stable Oreo firmware update to the masses. Having begun sending out the update to users in Germany first, with Poland and a smattering of other countries following suit soon after,...
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  • ZTE Axon 7's Android Oreo update will bring a near-stock UI, improved battery life

    ZTE Axon 7's Android Oreo update will bring a near-stock UI, improved battery life

    6 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    ZTE USA today announced that owners of the Axon 7 smartphone can now register to be part of an Android 8 Oreo beta program - in order to test the software update before ZTE can publicly release it.
    Launched as a flagship phone back in 2016, the ZTE Axon 7 initially ran Android 6 Marshmallow, and was updated to Android 7 Nougat in 2017. According to ZTE, following "a request voiced by consumers," the Android 8 Oreo update will bring a near-stock Android experience to the Axon 7. Apparently, users aren't too fond of ZTE's own MiFavor UI that the phone originally ...
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  • Samsung halts the Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

    6 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Around a week ago, we reported that Samsung is finally rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. The update rolled out on an incremental basis which meant that Beta users were the first to release official Oreo update followed by others as well. Now the company has pulled off the...
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  • What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained

    What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained

    6 monthes ago - By Pocket-lint

    Samsung's high-end Android phones, come with their own voice assistant called Bixby in addition to supporting Google Assistant.It's Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Alexa, with a new AI agent that's going...
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  • Samsung stops release of Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update following ‘unexpected' restarts

    Samsung stops release of Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update following ‘unexpected' restarts

    6 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Samsung began rolling out Android Oreo 8.0 to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ earlier this week, but it looks like the operating system update has been halted. Samsung says that the update was causing some devices to randomly reboot, according to a statement from the company sent to SamMobile. Samsung also says that a fixed version of the update will release “as quickly as possible.” The South Korean tech giant states that the issue affects both the S8 and the S8+ in “a limited number of cases.” This means that some S8 owners are stuck with bug-filled software release, though reports indicate that...
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  • Samsung halted its Android 8.0 Oreo update due to ‘unexpected' Galaxy S8 reboots

    Samsung halted its Android 8.0 Oreo update due to ‘unexpected' Galaxy S8 reboots

    6 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Samsung quietly halted the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ earlier this week just days after the update began rolling out the flagship phones without any explanation or warning.
    Whatever convinced Samsung to put a stop to the update must have been serious, but the company took its time before revealing what happened. It turns out that the final Android 8.0 release for the Galaxy S8 family of device comes with an unwanted side effect: Unexpected reboots.
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  • Samsung halts Oreo rollout for the Galaxy S8 due to 'unexpected reboots'

    Samsung halts Oreo rollout for the Galaxy S8 due to 'unexpected reboots'

    6 monthes ago - By The Inquirer

    Beta testing failed to prevent handset borkage
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  • Samsung Halts Galaxy S8 Oreo Update Due to Reboot Bug

    6 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Samsung has pulled the Android 8 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 after users reported random reboots. "Following a limited number of cases where Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have rebooted unexpectedly with the Android 8.0 Oreo, we have temporarily stopped the rollout of the update," said Samsung in a statement provided to SamMobile. "We are investigating the issue internally to ensure that the impact to the affected devices is minimized and the rollout of the update can resume as quickly as possible." Samsung has been rolling out Android 8 slowly over the last few weeks, mostly in European...
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  • Samsung explains why it halted the Galaxy S8 Android Oreo release

    Samsung explains why it halted the Galaxy S8 Android Oreo release

    6 monthes ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    The Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo update started rolling out last week , but it had some issues. Samsung reportedly halted the updated yesterday without much of an explanation. Today, Samsung has revealed why they put a stop on the update. They sent the following statement to SamMobile :
    Following a limited number of cases where Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have rebooted unexpectedly with the Android 8.0 Oreo, we have temporarily stopped the rollout of the update. We are investigating the issue internally to ensure that the impact to the affected devices is minimized and the rollout of the update...
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