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Latest Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016), with regular updates and all the information you need.

Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy A5 (2016) get July security update

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

April security patch released for the Galaxy A5 (2016)

  • By Josh L.
  • 4 years ago

Samsung downgrades Galaxy A5 (2016) update policy, which is a good thing

  • By Michel G.
  • 4 years ago

January security update rolling out for the Galaxy A5 (2016) and A5 (2017)

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy J6 get November security patch

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy A5 (2016) October 2018 security patch update released

Another Galaxy smartphone is being updated with the October 2018 security patch this week. The Galaxy A5 (2016) is now receiving an update in various European markets. The new software version is A510FXXS7CRJ5 for some markets and A510FXXS7CRJ6 for others, but both include the latest security patch. Galaxy A5 (2016) October security patch available in many countries […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy A5 (2016) gets update with August 2018 security patch

For the first time in many months, we saw Samsung release the latest Android security patch for its flagships ahead of mid-range and budget phones. The Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9, and the Galaxy Note 8 have all been updated with the August 2018 security patch in many markets, and Samsung seems to now be working […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Specs comparison: Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung’s new Galaxy A series phones are finally out, and they bring substantial upgrades to the company’s mid-range lineup. There’s the Infinity display for a virtually all-screen experience, dual front cameras, and even support for the Gear VR. When you compare the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ to the Galaxy A series devices from 2016, […]

  • By Danny Dorresteijn
  • 5 years ago

Er, surprise? Galaxy A5 (2016) is first to get December security patch

For the third time in a row, one of Samsung’s A series phones has become the first to receive an update with the latest security patch. The Galaxy A5 (2016) is receiving the update in the Netherlands, and it’s just not security fixes it brings. The update also improves charging stability and the phone’s performance, […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy A5 (2016) update for India adds S Bike mode and Samsung Members app

A new update that is rolling out to the Galaxy A5 (2016) in India brings Samsung’s S Bike mode and the Samsung Members app to the device. Samsung has announced this update in the Samsung Members app (the very same app that the update adds to the phone). The announcement seems to be for the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago

October security patch hits the Galaxy A5 (2016) and A5 (2017)

The September security patch got lost in the hubbub of Samsung’s focus on patching the BlueBorne vulnerability on its smartphones. We saw a slew of updates for Samsung phones in September without the month’s security patch and had guessed early on that the company would directly bring us the October security patch, and that is what is […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy A3 (2016) charging bug fixed by latest maintenance update

Samsung has started rolling out a much-needed maintenance update for the Galaxy A3 (2016) and Galaxy A5 (2016) in Europe, which fixes an issue that prevented the former from charging beyond 87 percent and transports a patch for a frustrating “IMS Service Stopped” bug that was affecting both handsets in the Netherlands. Related: Galaxy A3 (2016) […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy A5 (2016) August security patch update released

Samsung detailed the August Security Maintenance Release for its smartphones a couple of weeks ago. The company has since been rolling it out for all supported devices. We’ve already seen it land on devices like the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S8. The company is now rolling out the August security patch update for the […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy A5 and A7 (2016) receive June security patch in India

If you own the Galaxy A5 (2016) or Galaxy A7 (2016) in India, then keep your eyes peeled for an update notification. Samsung has started rolling out the June security patch for the handsets in India. The changelog also mentions that the update includes a patch for a “critical security vulnerability.” The update itself weighs […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

[Update: Galaxy A7 (2016), too] Android 7.0 Nougat hits the Galaxy A5 (2016) in India

The Galaxy A5 (2016) is the first non-flagship Galaxy phone to receive Nougat; the rollout started with Russia, and it has now expanded to the Indian market. It could be available in other markets already, so if you have received the update on your A5 (2016), do let us know in the comments section. With […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy A5 (2016) is getting Android 7.0 Nougat in Russia

Samsung is rolling out the first Nougat update for its mid-range devices today. The update is going out to the Galaxy A5 (2016) in Russia, and we’ve received a video which shows the newest iteration of Android in action on the device. As expected, the user interface matches what we’ve seen on the Galaxy S7 […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Samsung releases March security update for the Galaxy A5 (2016) in Europe

Samsung is in the midst of distributing last month’s security update for the Galaxy A5 (2016) in Europe. For those unaware, the upgrade (XXU4BQC1) transports patches for 73 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures in the Android OS and 12 fixes specifically targeted at Galaxy-branded smartphones. Read more: Samsung details contents of March security patch To see if the OTA is ready […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung is now letting Indian users sign for early access to Samsung Pay

With the Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung officially confirmed that Samsung Pay would soon be coming to India. There has been no specific date for when the service would actually launch, but Samsung is now letting users sign up for early access to Samsung Pay. Supported devices include the Galaxy Note […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Samsung rolling out February security patch for the Galaxy A5 (2016) in Europe

Samsung is now distributing this month’s security patch for the Galaxy A5 (2016) in Europe. As you’re probably well aware, the upgrade transport fixes for a total of 50 bugs present in the Android OS, in addition to a handful of patches that are exclusive to the firm’s latest devices. Like usual, the OTA is being […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Vodafone starts rolling out January security patch for the Galaxy A5 (2016) in Europe

Vodafone has today started distributing this month’s security patch for all its carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy A5 (2016) sold in Europe. For those unaware, the upgrade — dated January 1, 2017 — addresses a total of 67 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the Android OS and an additional 28 patches for Samsung’s latest smartphones. […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago
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