If Samsung Galaxy Note 8 owners are missing out the latest features, do not worry. There is some good news. Recently there was an update about a closed build of Android Pie with one UI layered on top of it for the Snapdragon model of the Galaxy Note 8.

So now let us see how to upgrade on the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The update is available on Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ and Galaxy Note 9 already.

How to Install Beta one UI on Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

In the following steps, we are showing you on how to install this update and are easy if you follow the right steps

  • First of all you will have to download Odin 3.13.1, the update.zip for CRK1Odin files.
  • If you already have an SD card in your Galaxy Note 8, then copy the update.zip to the SD card.  Skip this step if you do not have the SD card.
  • Now open the Odin files where you will find 6 files. In Odin you will find 5 categories, but you will be using only 4 of them.
  • Now put your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 into the Odin mode first by turning it off and then holding Power, Volume Down and Bixby button altogether.
  • Open Odin and select the corresponding BL, AP, CP, and HOME_CSC.
  • Hit Start.
  • Now you will see that your phone will flash the new firm ware and then reboot.
  • After you have done this, wait for about 5 minutes and then you have to shut down the phone and then reboot into recovery by holding Power, Volume up and Bixby together.
  • Go ahead and now use the CRK 1 to DR6 OTA for this update.
  • Now use the volume buttons and power to select apply update from the SD card.
  • Repeat using the volume buttons to select the update.zip file and the power button to select it. This will start the update, which will take about 2 to 10 minutes.
  • Reboot your phone and enjoy using the One UI Beta.

Who should be updating the Android Pie?

  • Galaxy Note 8 users who are really impatient and do not want to wait till February or later for Android Pie and One UI.
  • And those users who are comfortable using the leaked software.

Who should not be updating the Android Pie?

  • The users who are not comfortable with the installation process.
  • The users who do not like to deal with the problems in their devices.
  • Those users who do not know how to properly downgrade to Oreo.

According to the report, Galaxy S8 users will get the Android Pie-based beta after it is rolled out for Note 8 devices. This information comes right around the time when leaks regarding the upcoming Galaxy S10 lineup and the Galaxy M series have increased on the internet.


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