5 Reasons Not to Install Galaxy S8 Oreo Beta & 11 Reasons You Should

Don't Install If You Haven't Prepared

Don't Install If You Haven't Prepared

Don't install the Android 8.0 Oreo beta on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ if you haven't prepared for the beta. 

You might be tempted to fire up the beta once the download appears, but that would be unwise. This is pre-release software and it could give you some major headaches if you aren't careful. Doing some prep work before you install will go a long way toward preventing these headaches. 

We recommend checking in with IT (if you have an IT department) before you install the beta because it could have a negative impact on the software you use for your job. 

We also recommend making a backup of your important files, just in case something goes wrong with the installation and your data. 

You'll also want to update your apps, including first-party (Samsung) and third-party apps, with the latest updates. If you don't, they might not work properly with Android 8.0 Oreo.

Samsung recommends updating Samsung Pay, Samsung Internet, Samsung Notes, Email, and others.

One Comment

  1. Adina

    01/24/2018 at 11:31 pm

    support team Hi. I’m Adina from Iran. I have a Samsung mobile phone that has a Galaxy S6 model. When I bought Android, I was upgrading to the 5 lollipop, which was gradually upgraded to 6 and 7. I plan to update 7.1.1 or Android O, but I’m sorry to say that Samsung’s representative in Iran does not provide good support. I also contacted your representative in the United States, but they tell me that our information is limited to American phones. I wanted to know if you might be using ota on Android 7.1.1 Or send me the Android 8? I’d love to have this version of Android on my phone. Give me some guidance. Thank you samsung galaxy s6


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