Galaxy S8 and S8+ bluetooth problem resolved through a new software update
Samsung's latest flagship phones Galaxy S8
and Galaxy S8+
had been recently surrounded by a bluetooth problem. The update fixes a bug that forces the smartphones to reboot while controlling music playing through a wireless speaker. In addition, the update also includes some SD card-related fixes, as well as the Android security patch for May.
In addition to that, the update also improves overall performance with Android system tweaks and lots of other performance enhancements. Of late, Samsung has kept it consistent when releasing security patches for a whole lot of devices, even its budget sector.
Also, before downloading the update, ensure that your important files and data are backed up securely, in the event of the update failing. Download over WiFi to save on extra data charges, as the update is pretty big, sized at around 620MB. Make sure that your device has at least 50% charge before installing the update.
It may take some time to popup notification of latest update appear on your device. Whereas the update is released in phases will take some time to reach your region. If you have not received the update yet then you can check for update manually using below steps:
- Open the Settings menu for your Android.
- Scroll to the bottom of the menu and tap About device.
- Tap System updates.
- Tap Check for update.
- Tap OK if asked to confirm.
- Wait while your device checks for updates.
- Tap Download or Yes if an update is available.
Before installing the software update make sure to sufficiently charge the phone at least 60% and stay connected to Wi-fi connection otherwise you will have to download pay for data package.