Samsung is rolling out the One UI 3.1 update to many devices such as the Galaxy S20, S10, Note 10, and a number of midrange A and M series. However, the update is not available for the Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+.
One UI 3.1 is the last One UI update based on Android 11. As of this moment, the Galaxy A8/A8+ has not made the list. Do not worry though, because there are custom ROMs already available for this phone.
TreeUI is the best solution if you want to get a taste of One UI 3.1. Developed by senior member VDavid003, the ROM is based on the latest firmware (BUC1) and has all the benefits that come with a custom ROM.
Download Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ One UI 3.1 ROM
The ROM works on the following variants of the A8/A8+:
- SM- A730F
The ROM comes with a number of features. It is based on the latest BUC1 firmware with March 2021 security patches. It is odexed and debloated. There are a few tweaks to improve battery life and performance.
- Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+: TreeUI _A7_0.9.4 BETA.zip
How To Install
Step 1: Download the ROM file and transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 2: Turn your phone off and go into recovery mode. To do so, press and hold the volume up and power buttons at the same time.
Step 3: While in recovery mode, wipe data and perform a factory reset. Additionally, wipe vendor and dalvik cache.
Step 4: Tap on Install and select the downloaded ROM file. Swipe to flash.
Step 5: Wait for the new ROM to be installed on your phone.
Once the installation process is over, reboot your phone. The first boot will take a while. That is it! Enjoy the new One UI 3.1 ROM on your Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+.