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Install N950FXXU5DSB2 Official Android Pie Update On Galaxy Note 8

Today we are going to share a guide on how to install a stable Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8. Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in August 2017 with Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. After some time the device upgraded to Android Oreo and now the time to install stable Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8. After the beta Android Pie update, recently Galaxy Note 8 started getting the official stable Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8. This latest update comes with build number N950FXXU5DSB2 along with February 2019 security patch. Now you can install stable Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8 by following given below step by step guide.

Samsung started rolling out the stable Android 9.0 Pie update via OTA in regions wise. Currently, users in Bulgaria and Slovakia are receiving the Android 9.0 Pie update over-the-air. If you are in the certain region then you can check the update manually by going to Settings>Software update>Download and install it manually. By following given below instructions you can easily and quickly install Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8. The most recent official stable update is open for both beta and non-beta users, they can update their devices and get the experience of the latest Android OS officially on their phone.

The Android 9.0 Pie update comes with some new and unique features such as support for the latest edge-to-edge screens, App Actions which insert quick actions based on your activities within the app launcher, new system navigation, faster performance, a cleaner look, improved battery life and much more. Also, the major change is that it brings One UI replacing Experience UI. If you are interested in installing stable Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8 then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Install N950FXXU5DSB2 Stable Official Android Pie Update On Galaxy Note 8


This guide containing the Official Android Pie firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Note 8. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone.


AndroidBlog will not responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 during or after the installation of Android Pie Proceed at your risk.


  • Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Note 8, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Note 8 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Note 8 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
  • If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
  • The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
  • If the Galaxy Note 8 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy Note 8, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.

Required Files:

How to Flash Stable Official Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8 :

1: – First, download Galaxy Note 8 Android Pie update Android Pie official update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Note 8 on the desktop of your PC.

2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.

3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy Note 8 to boot into Download Mode.

4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + HomePower keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone into your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.

6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.

7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy Note 8. (Already extracted in Step No 1)

Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.

Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.

8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

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9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.

10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy Note 8 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.

Done! These were the simple steps to download and install N950FXXU5DSB2 Android Pie update on Galaxy Note 8.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or questions regarding the above guide.

Source: SAMMobile

Bhatti Junaid

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