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Android Oreo update for Galaxy Note 8 begins rolling out in US

Android Oreo update for Galaxy Note 8 begins rolling out in US

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Android Oreo is starting to arrive on some Galaxy Note 8s in the US. Reports from Droid Life indicate that some Note 8 owners with phones on AT&T and Verizon are beginning to see the update. Android Authority also spotted a few of its commenters saying they’d received the update on Sprint, as well. People on Reddit’s r/GalaxyNote8 community have also reported receiving the update on those three carriers.

The updates may not be completely widespread just yet. Phone carriers tend to roll out major software updates like this very slowly at first, to make sure that they can catch any problems early. Samsung, for instance, pulled an international Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 last month after it was found to be causing random restarts in some cases. It’s since fixed that issue and moved forward with the rollout.

There haven’t been any signs of Oreo appearing on T-Mobile just yet, but a T-Mobile product evangelist said this week the Oreo update should arrive “in just a few days.” A moderator on Samsung’s forums also said the company is working with carriers to get Oreo out to all phones “within the next 2-3 weeks.” So if you have a Note 8, the update should arrive soon.