SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Samsung pulls Android Pie update for Galaxy A7 (2018) in the Netherlands

Phone
By 

Last updated: April 2nd, 2019 at 11:45 UTC+02:00

Generally, Samsung’s rollout of Android Pie has been quite smooth, but it has hit a bump with the Galaxy A7 (2018) in the Netherlands. The update makes regular phone calls impossible. The update has been pulled, awaiting a structural solution.

Galaxy A7 update to Android Pie pulled in the Netherlands

Samsung has managed to offer Android 9 Pie and its new One UI to 2018’s A series earlier than originally predicted. And where haste is made, bugs are bound to surface. In the Netherlands, Galaxy A7 users running firmware version A750FNXXU1BSC4 report major issues making phone calls. It appears that in quite a few cases the caller cannot be heard, as Galaxy Club reports.

Samsung has been made aware of the issue and has now pulled the firmware from its servers, though this only appears to be the case in the Netherlands. In other countries, where the bug does not seem to affect devices, the same firmware remains available.

Dutch users who did not yet install the new firmware have to wait until a solution is available before they can upgrade their Galaxy A7 to Android Pie. Users who already installed the updated can temporarily bypass the issue by disabling VoLTE calls. You can do so by going into Settings » Connections » Mobile networks, and switching off VoLTE calls.

Have you experienced similar issues on your Galaxy A7 outside the Netherlands? Drop a comment below, so we too can keep an eye on this annoying little bug.

Phone Android 9Android PieGalaxy A7 (2018)One UI
Load 31 comments

You might also like

Samsung One UI tip: Enable Separate App Sound

Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets running One UI sometimes go out of their way to offer useful desktop-li …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 15 hours ago

Samsung One UI tip: Keep your ears safe with Volume Monitor

MP3 players have become somewhat obsolete, or at the very least, they’re niche products catering to a sm …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 days ago

Latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 One UI 4.5 beta fixes many bugs

Galaxy Watch 4 customers in select markets have had the opportunity to test the first One UI Watch 4.5 beta bu …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 3 days ago

Samsung One UI tip: Get better sleep with Bedtime mode

Samsung’s proprietary skin for Android OS, One UI, comes with several built-in display features designed …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 days ago

Samsung One UI tip: Lock your home screen icons in place!

Have you ever accidentally moved the home screen items on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone or tablet running One …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 week ago

One UI tip: Charge your Galaxy smartwatch without using a charger

Galaxy mobile devices have more interconnectivity and cross-capabilities than they seem at first glance, and W …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 week ago