Install official N950FXXU1AQI4 Android 7.1.1 firmware on Galaxy Note 8 N950F

Install official N950FXXU1AQI4  Android 7.1.1 firmware on Galaxy Note 8 N950F.You can update Galaxy Note 8 N950F to the latest XXU1AQI4 firmware by connecting your device with Samsung KIES or via OTA update notification. Go through the guide to manually update to the Galaxy Note 8 N950F to the latest N950FXXU1AQI4 firmware update.

Odin is used to flash the firmware on Galaxy Note 8 N950F

firmware Details:

Model SM-N950F
Model name Galaxy Note8
Version Android 7.1.1
Changelist 12007350
Build date Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:50:23 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-08-01
Product code UFU

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy Note 8 N950F and is not compatible with any other device. To know the model number of your device go to Settings >> About Phone.
We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure.

Install official N950FXXU1AQI4 Android 7.1.1 firmware on Galaxy Note 8 N950F
Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Download Kies Software to install drivers.

Download  N950FXXU1AQI4 on Galaxy Note 8 N950F and  Odin (

Extract the Firmware file which you have downloaded in above step. You will get “.tar” file along with other files.

Extract Odin to get “Odin3 v3.1.1.exe” file.

Switch off device.

Boot device into download mode. Press and hold Volume Down, Home, Power till device turns on and then press Volume Up to enter download mode.

Connect device to computer using USB cable. Odin will detect your device and ID:COM will turn yellow and a message appears saying “Added”. Re-install drivers if Odin fails to detect device.

Click on “PDA button” in Odin and navigate to select “.tar″ file which you have downloaded.

In Odin make sure that “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time” are selected and “Re-Partition” check box is unchecked.

Click on Start button in Odin to start flashing Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware. When flashing is complete you will get a PASS message.

Disconnect device from your computer and let it boot automatically.

You have installed official N950FXXU1AQI4  Android 7.1.1 firmware on Galaxy Note 8 N950F. To know the firmware version go to Settings.

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