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April security patch released for the Galaxy A5 (2017), T-Mobile’s Galaxy S7/S7 edge

More Samsung devices are beginning to receive an update with the April 2018 security patch. The latest flagships from the company still haven’t had the fortune of getting the latest security patch, but at least the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge on T-Mobile in the US are now being updated. Also getting the April 2018 patch is the Galaxy A5 (2017), just a day after the Galaxy A8 (2018) received a similar update. The firmware version for the Galaxy A5 is A520FXXU4BRD1; T-Mobile, meanwhile, is rolling out builds G930TUVS4BRC1 and G935TUVS4BRC1 to the S7 and S7 edge respectively.

April 2018 security patch for the A5 (2017), Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge

As all of these are older devices, the updates don’t bring anything other the April 2018 security patch. The security fixes included in the patch target seven critical vulnerabilities in the Android operating system and eight vulnerabilities that affect Samsung’s software, details on which can be found at this link. If you own any of these devices, you can see if the update is available for you by going into the Settings » Software update menu. The A5 (2017) update is rolling out in Egypt right now, but it should be making its way to other markets in the coming days, so be sure to keep checking for the update on your phone from time to time. These updates can also be downloaded from our firmware database.

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DeviceManager
DeviceManager

S9+ got Update with April Security Patch…

utahman1971
utahman1971

I converted my s7 edge T-mobile g935t to a g935u firmware, and that release of the firmware G935TUVS4BRC1 is a month late. The U one was release a month ago. So maybe the U unlocked phones will get it (Oreo) soon then.

bogdy11
bogdy11

I got s7 edge SM-G935F and they moved the update date on april 27th . I am a little bit angry , but at the same time excited to put oreo on my s7 edge. As Samsung promised this phone and other will receive the update until the mid of this month , i thought that when Iphone 8 plus gets cheaper , i am going to move to Apple . Sorry Samsung but some of us have been waiting for so long and you delay , but what is worse , PROMISE .

samsungfan99
samsungfan99

They never promised a date though.

OrbTech
OrbTech

Where is Android Oreo for my S7 edge?

fcaroll
fcaroll

So no Oreo for (at least) S7 not even in April? What the hell is this a joke >:(

utvic99
utvic99

Due to Samsung having much more variations of the same phones to deal with compared to last year, add that to the fact that they’re being lazy to push updates, the S7 probably won’t be getting it in April, or possibly not even until the end of May.
Which is a great shame, since all previous flagship phones got their second upgrade by the end of March, but we S7 and Note FE users are forced to wait much longer than that.

fcaroll
fcaroll

Yes that’s ridiculous, also given that the Oreo leaked ROM for S7 came out ages ago so more or less they should be working on that

utahman1971
utahman1971

I am not going to be forced to buy another phone.

Houn6
Houn6

Blame Samsung… Android Oreo seems to be shy to be installed on the Galaxy S7 edge …eventually they push us or else they try to force us to buy a new device, but that’s horrible!