Technology, an aspect however developed and diversified it may get, is incomplete without proper security features. Android smartphones also fall under this sphere. Speaking of which, Samsung, one of the major smartphone makers of the world has started rolling out the latest security patches for its Galaxy A series smartphones. Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 June 2017 Security Patch updates are now available in European countries an Asian countries like India. The Android 7.0 Nougat update is already rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 for both the 2016 as well as the 2017 Editions of the devices.
The June update brings firmware build number A510FXXU4CQE6 for A5 2016 edition and A520FXXU2AQF3 for A5 2017 edition. Same goes for the A7 2016 and 2017 editions. This update will fix 23 security vulnerabilities unique to the Samsung phones. In addition to that, the 96 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) currently shared by all smartphones will also be fixed. Also, in the last couple of weeks, Samsung released the June 2017 security patch for the
The security patch comes as an OTA (Over-The-Air) update.It can be installed on the Galaxy A5 and A7 devices running the stock Android 7.0 Nougat firmware.
|Model name||Galaxy A5 ⑥|
|Build date||Wed, 10 May 2017 04:48:17 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-05-01|
How to install Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 June 2017 Security Patch updates?
The latest security patch can be updated through 2 ways.
- Download OTA update from device settings when it is available.
- Download the full firmware file directly from Samsung servers.
And then restore the A5 or A7 device to complete stock via Odin software.
How To Download the OTA Update
On your device, go to Settings.
- Select the Software Update option.
- Wait for the OTA notification.
- Download the OTA update and
- approve the installation.Usually, OTA updates are very large files, so it’s better to use WiFi network if you want to save some carrier data.Also, make sure before downloading the OTA update your device has a minimum battery charge of 75%.
Now let’s take a look at the second way to get the latest security updates.
How to download Samsung firmware from Samsung Servers
Therefore, now that you know about Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 June 2017 Security Patch updates, download them as soon as it’s available and fix all the security issues.
Remember, a secured Android device is what makes a device smart and its user smarter.