After both T-Mobile and Verizon began rolling out the update to its devices, Sprint is now rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Those with a device on the yellow network can expect the update to reach them over the air within the next few days.
With Oreo on the S8 and S8 Plus, you get access to features such as picture-in-picture, autofill, improved speed, better battery life, enhanced security, a new UI called Samsung Experience 9.0, App Shortcuts, and more. You can learn more about the update in our Galaxy S8 re-review.
Be sure to jump on Wi-Fi before installing since the update could eat up your cellular data pretty fast.
Samsung’s Android Oreo beta first went live last November, with an official release for S8 devices beginning last month in non-beta markets such as Turkey, Norway, the UAE, India, Belgium, Germany, France, and Poland, reports SamMobile. Users in Canada are also reportedly beginning to see updates as well.
The Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and 8+ will also arrive with Samsung Experience 9.0, which brings features like new keyboard shortcuts, improved search interface, and Bixby updates — assuming you haven’t disabled it yet. Most importantly, Samsung Experience 9.0 will mark the official end of its set of emoji that aren’t just different from nearly every other device that supports emojis.