Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy J6 get November security patch

After officially detailing the November security patch earlier this month, Samsung has now been rolling it out to compatible devices. Quite a few handsets have received it over the past couple of weeks. The latest devices to get this security maintenance release from Samsung are the Galaxy A6+, the Galaxy A5 (2016) and the Galaxy J6.

The Galaxy A5 (2017) already received this update last week. Flagship handsets like the Galaxy Note 9 were actually the first to get it. Even the Galaxy S6 has now been updated to the security patch for the month of November 2018.

November security patch rolling out to more devices

Samsung is rolling out firmware version A605GDXU3ARK2 for the Galaxy A6+ in the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and Malaysia. It’s rolling out over-the-air and also available for download from our firmware section.

The Galaxy A5 (2016) has just started receiving firmware update A510FXXU7CRK1 in Poland, Kazakhstan and Spain. It’s available for download from our firmware section. Galaxy J6 owners in Russia and Ukraine are receiving firmware version J600FPUU3ARK1. Those update files are also available from our database.

The security patch for the month of November 2018 brings fixes for 11 critical vulnerabilities in the Android operating system. That’s in addition to the two dozen high and moderate-risk vulnerabilities patched by this update. Furthermore, it fixes 8 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items as well. Samsung will continue to roll out the aforementioned updates in other markets where these devices are available. It may take a few days for the update to go live across all regions.


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After last security update 1 nov 2018
Galaxy A510 2016
Missing toast notifation .
Floating button in game launcher missing .
i tried all app locker from play store all not working .
Screen rotation not working some times .
Smart stay not working .
Battery drained very fast .
What should i do .


My J6 is 1 month delay for this security updates, but im still thankful because there is an update here in the philippines, better than never.

Kathan Gandhi
Kathan Gandhi

What about A8+ 2018 ? When they are going to Update Phone? The phone has not been updated since July…

Gyan Wardhan
Gyan Wardhan

When will galaxy A8 star Indian version will get update.
Its android security patch level is of 1 july ..
Its a mid range device. Priced above 30k.
And such a slow update why..???


SM-A605FN ITV get update?


Wow. A5 2016 still updated. It is reguraly updates almost three years. Better than flagship.