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One UI 2.0 based Android 10 Update now out for Samsung Galaxy J8 (Download Now)

A slew number of Galaxy A-series phones have already tasted Samsung’s newest custom skin. Now, two years old, Galaxy J8 started receiving One UI 2.0 based Android 10 update. This is the second major OS update for the Galaxy J8, as it was launched with Android Oreo 8.0.

The newer build bumped up the monthly security patch level from May 2020 to July 2020. The best thing? It brings all the essential features of Android 10. Here you can Download Samsung Galaxy J8 Android 10 Update (based on One UI 2.0) [Firmware].

As for now, the Galaxy J8 One UI 2.0 update is weeding somewhere in Russia, which might take some time to reach other regions. The latest build pinch J810FPUU4CTG3 software version and weighs a whopping 2.91GB download size. Although, you can download the firmware and sideload it on your device manually to taste the features of One UI 2.0 based Android 10.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Android 10 Update comes with features like enhanced Dark Mode (with Darkened Wallpapers sport), Full-Screen navigation gestures, smoother animations, improved Digital Wellbeing, Clearer app icons and colors, Trash feature for Contacts app, Speed and Time units added in a Calculator app, and more. Here you can check the complete changelog before downloading the firmware.

Samsung Galaxy J8 One UI 2.0 Update – Changelog

Dark Mode

  • Enhanced image, text, and color adjustments for day and night environments.
  • Darkened wallpapers, widgets, and alarms while Dark mode is on.

Icons and Colors

  • Clearer app icons and system colors.
  • Improved layouts for titles and buttons to eliminate wasted screen space.

Smoother animations

  • Enhanced animations with a playful touch.

Full screen gestures

  • Added new navigation gestures.

Refined interactions

  • Navigate more comfortably on large screens with minimal finger movement.
  • Easily focus on what matters with clearly highlighted buttons.

One-handed mode

  • New ways to access One-handed mode: double tap the Home button or swipe down in the center of the bottom of the screen.
  • Settings moved to Settings > Advanced features > One-handed mode.

Accessibility

  • High contrast keyboards and layouts for large text have been improved.
  • Listen to live speech and display it as text.

Better text over wallpapers

  • See text more clearly against wallpaper, as One UI automatically adjusts font colors based on light and dark areas and color contrast in the image below.

Media and devices

  • Replaced the SmartThings panel with the Media and Devices.
  • Media: Control music and videos playing on your phone as well as other devices.
  • Devices: Check and control your SmartThings devices directly from the quick panel.

Device care

  • The battery usage graph now provides more detailed information.

Digital Wellbeing

  • Set goals to keep your phone usage in check.
  • Use Focus mode to help avoid distractions from your phone.
  • Keep an eye on your kids with new parental controls.

Camera

  • Added the ability to edit the modes that appear at the bottom of the screen.
  • Provided a More tab so you can quickly access hidden modes from the preview screen.
  • Improved the layout so you can focus on taking pictures without the settings getting in the way.

Internet

  • Customize the quick menu to get instant access to the features you use the most.
  • Get more information from the app bar.
  • Install add-ons from the Galaxy Store to get even more features.

Samsung Contacts

  • Added Trash feature for Contacts. Contacts that you delete will stay in the trash for 15 days before being deleted forever.

Calendar

  • Stickers can be added to a date without creating an event.
  • Ringtones can be used for event alerts.

Reminder

  • More options are available for repeating reminders.
  • Set location-based reminders for a specific period of time.
  • Share reminders with your family group and other sharing groups.
  • Set reminders for a specific date without an alert.

My Files

  • Created a Trash feature so you can restore files if you delete something by mistake.
  • Added more filters you can use while searching to help you find things quickly.
  • You can now copy or move multiple files and folders to different destinations at the same time.

Calculator

  • Added speed and time units to the unit converter.

Download Android 10 Update for Samsung Galaxy J8 (One UI 2.0 – Firmware)

If you’re using the Galaxy J8 and waiting for the Samsung’s One UI 2 update. Then, you can use the below-listed download link to grab the firmware and update your device to the latest software version. As the airborne update might take some time to reach your device. You can also grab the firmware from Samsung’s official server using SamFirm tool, Frija, or from any third-party websites. Here’s the direct link from the third-party website.

Prerequisites:

  • Make sure to charge your phone to at least 30%.
  • Download Android 10 Firmware for Galaxy J8 (Specific region or global region recommended) using SamFirm or Frija Tool.
  • Download Odin tool on your computer.
  • Install ADB & Fastboot driver on your pc.
  • Take a full backup of your data, in case of failures you may lose your data.
  • We request you to follow the steps carefully so that you can successfully update your phone without any harm.

How to Update Samsung Galaxy J8 to Android 10

  1. Open the Odin Flash Tool on your file.
  2. Extract the download firmware folder and there you will find 5 files AP, BL, CP, CSC, HOME_CSC.
  3. Turn off your phone. Then long press Volume Up + Volume Down together and when holding both buttons, connect the phone to pc via USB cable.
  4. Release both buttons when you see the Warning screen. Then press Volume Up button once to boot into Download Mode.
  5. When the device is in Download Mode the Odin tool will detect the device and show blue color near ID: COM.
  6. Now click on the AP button and load AP file from the extracted folder. Also load BL, CP and CSC file. And in the User Data tab load the Home_CSC file. If you are using Firmware from a different region then don’t select the file in User Data. It will delete all data and install the latest version.
  7. After loading all required files click on the Start button and it will start flashing the Firmware.Samsung Galaxy A6 Android 10 Update
  8. After flashing, the tool will show the ‘Pass’ message and the phone will auto reboot.

After reboot, you get to use the latest Android 10 features and OneUI 2.0 features. You can follow the same process to install any other update if you want to install it before it reaches on your phone.

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