After a long beta testing period, Samsung finally sent out the update to Android 8.0 Oreo for theGalaxy S8 andS8+ last week. Since then the new version has only managed to reach a handful of markets , such as Turkey, Norway, the UAE, India, Belgium, Germany, France, and Poland.
Today a report claims that the company has unexpectedly stopped the rollout. Samsung has pulled the firmware files for the two smartphones from its servers, so you can no longer grab them in any way.
This obviously won’t affect you if you’ve already updated your device, but if you weren’t that lucky it’s time to refill your patience tank. Apparently Samsung is now working on a new firmware version for the Galaxy S8 and S8+’s Android 8.0 release, so don’t expect the ‘old’ one to ever go out again.
It’s unclear what prompted this move, but it certainly doesn’t bode well for a company that’s already rather notorious for how long it takes to issue new OS updates to its flagships.