Over the past two years, Samsung has been pretty impressive in updating the software on its Galaxy smartphones and tablets, and the Galaxy A50 has been receiving consistent updates. The international variant of the Galaxy A50 had received the June 2021 security update two weeks ago. Now, the smartphone’s Sprint variant has started getting the same update in the US.
The Sprint variant of the Galaxy A50 (SM-A505U) is now getting a new software update. The latest update, which has firmware version A505USQUCDUE4, brings the June 2021 security patch. The new security update includes dozens of fixes from Google and 19 fixes from Samsung. While we don’t have the official changelog yet, the latest update could also bring Quick Share and device stability improvements.
If you are a Galaxy A50 user on Sprint’s network in the US, you might soon receive a notification for the new software update. If you don’t want to wait for the OTA update, you can check for the latest firmware manually by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install. You can also download the new firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.
The Galaxy A50 was launched in early 2019 with Android 9 Pie on board (One UI). The phone received the Android 10-based One UI 2 update in March 2020 and the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update in March 2021.