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

Galaxy A80, Galaxy S7, and more get December security update

Phone
By 

Last updated: December 20th, 2019 at 10:32 UTC+02:00

Samsung continues to expand the list of devices updated with the December 2019 Android patch with both recent and not-so-recent phones and tablets. The December security update is now rolling out to the Galaxy A80, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, and the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018). The Tab A 10.5 is getting the update in Turkey, the Galaxy A80 in Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, and a couple of other countries, and the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Spain and France.

None of the updates released bring anything in the way of new features or functionality, only the latest security patch. The December patch fixes six critical vulnerabilities in the Android OS, in addition to over two dozen high and moderate-risk vulnerabilities. It also fixes 13 vulnerabilities that were discovered in the company’s own software, including one that could allow connections to new Bluetooth devices on locked devices.

If you own any of the devices mentioned above and reside in the countries where the update is available, you can try downloading it over the air by opening the Settings app and tapping the Download and install option (or Download updates manuallyunder the Software update menu. Alternatively, you can perform the update by downloading the latest firmware for your device from our firmware archive and installing it using a Windows PC.

FirmwarePhone Galaxy A80Galaxy S7Galaxy S7 edgeGalaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018)
Load 1 comments

You might also like

Galaxy A80 gets the July 2021 security update

Dozens of Galaxy devices have received the July 2021 security update over the past four weeks. Samsung started …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 11 months ago

Galaxy A80 joins the May 2021 security update party

Samsung has started rolling out the May 2021 security patch to the Galaxy A80. The smartphone had received the …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

Galaxy Tab A 10.5 starts getting April 2021 security patch

Samsung is crushing it right now by consistently releasing software updates and security patches to its smartp …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

Samsung says the Galaxy S7 isn’t a phone so it shouldn’t b …

Samsung has apparently tried to reclassify the Galaxy S7 as anything but a telephone for cellular networks in …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago

Galaxy A80 will turn two as an Android 11 smartphone, update out now

A new software update carrying Android 11-based One UI 3.1 is confirmed to be on its way to the Galaxy A80 ser …

  • By Dominik Bosnjak
  • 1 year ago

PSA: Third-party app Brawl Stars is freezing some Galaxy phones

Usually we don’t talk about bugs in third-party apps unless they’re somehow related to SamsungR …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 year ago