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April security patch released for the Galaxy A5 (2016)

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) has been treated to its first security update of the quarter, after being relegated to the firm’s quarterly security upgrade schedule in February — with the contents including everything included in this month’s release, addressing five critical and dozens of high-risk vulnerabilities in the Android OS, as well as 15 that are exclusive to Samsung’s own software.

As for where it’s rolling out, the update started making the rounds for the Galaxy A5 (2016) in Kazakhstan, Russia and the Ukraine over the weekend. It’s expected to touch down in other regions, including the United Kingdom, in the not-too-distant future. For context, a near-identical release started arriving on the Galaxy A5 (2017) in Canada and the Galaxy A8 (2018) in Russia.

How do I install the update on my device?

Just like usual, the upgrade is being pushed out in stages. To check to see if it’s available for your Galaxy A5 (2016), head into Settings, navigate to Software update, then select Download updates manually. Alternatively, you can always download the firmware from our database to flash it on to your handset manually — though you’ll need to be fairly tech-savvy to do it successfully.

  • Model: SM-A510F
  • Dimensions: 144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3mm
  • Display: 5,2" (132mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Exynos 7580
  • Camera: 13 MP, CMOS F1.9

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chrisjord
chrisjord

When will this patch update available in Pakistan?

tommypx92
tommypx92

Still on Feburary patch, unlocked BTU for Note 9… And I actually thought things were going to be different. I’m shocked such inconsistency has seen a device from 2016 updated before the most recent Note ‘Flagship’. Samsung is like an abusive partner, this analogy is apt, giving you some goodies, and when you’ve committed to them, they neglect, move on to the next thing. I’ve been with samsung since the Galaxy S2, varying between Galaxy S, and Galaxy Note devices. This time, I will invest in another company, and hope the customer support is better. If i don’t vote with… Read more »

locarno
locarno

Android Pie for A5 2016 ?

meganix
meganix

will never receive it according to me it is impossible that samsung will update 3 years after a device so old if android pie will not be on the S7 that are top of the range I let you imagine if it can receive this A5 2016 …..

shahidmanzoor
shahidmanzoor

Waiting for note 9 in Pakistan