A530FXXU3BRL2: Download Galaxy A8 2018 December 2018 Security Patch Update

Download and Install Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 A530FXXU3BRL2 December 2018 Security Patch (OTA Update):  Samsung is really putting efforts to improve the software experience of its mid-range devices. It can clearly be seen. Users of Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 in the Middle East are getting an incremental update which fixes many software related issues.

This update is only rolling out for Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 devices. If you are a Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 user, you may have already received the December Security Security Patch OTA  update notification on your device. If the update has not been on your device’s system update section, then just wait for few more days for the update to come. We highly recommend you to install the update to be on the safer side. Android system should be updated to the latest build to stay safe from the malware attacks.

About Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 A530FXXU3BRL2

The OTA has been rolled out in the Asian region and only available for Samsung users. This update comes with the latest security patch update which was released by Google in December Security. The update comes with build number A530FXXU3BRL2. The update brings some bug fixes which were available in the previous build. It also brings stability and performance improvements. Thus, you should download and install the update to your Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 which will come as an OTA update to your phone.

  • Device Name: Galaxy A8 2018
  • Model: SM-A530F
  • Region: the Middle East and African region are Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Libya, Iraq, Nigeria, Kenya, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), South Africa
  • Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Build Number: A530FXXU3BRL2
  • Android Security Patch Level: 1st December

Manually Update Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 to A530FXXU3BRL2 December 2018 Security Patch


You can manually check for the update from Settings > Software update >Download updates manually. If there is no update showing on your device, then wait for few days for the update to come to your device as it is being released phase-wise manner or you can manually flash the full firmware using Odin Flash Tool.


Check sammobile website to get the latest firmware for your device

How To Install Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 A530FXXU3BRL2 December 2018 Security Patch OTA Update

A530FXXU3BRL2: Download Galaxy A8 2018 December 2018 Security Patch Update

  • First, download the firmware file from the download section above
  • Now Enter the recovery mode on your device, then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below
  • If you want to Install the Full Firmware File then follow the guide given below (Odin Method)

If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.

Note: Before installing the updates, make sure your device is connected to a good wifi and your device has more than 50 percent battery life remaining

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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