Download A730FXXU5CSE7: Galaxy A8 Plus May 2019 Security Patch Update

Finally, the Samsung Galaxy A8+ has started getting the latest may 2019 patch update which is based on Android 9.0 Pie. Samsung has started rolling out the A730FXXU5CSE7 May 2019 Security Patch (OTA Update) to the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (SM-A730F) in the Middle East /Africa region. The update is based on Android 9.0 Pie. Many users have already received the update. If you haven’t received it doesn’t worry you can download the full firmware file from here and install it manually. The full firmware name is  and it is around 2.91 GB in size.

This update is only rolling out for Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus devices. If you are a Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus user, you may have already received the May 2019 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.

As I mentioned it before, currently the firmware is made available for some Middle East and African countries. It is available in Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Libya, Iraq, Nigeria, Kenya, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Turkey, UAE (United Arab Emirates), South Africa If you live in any of these countries, you may have already received the update notification on your phone.

About Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus A730FXXU5CSE7

The OTA has been rolled out in some regions and only available for Samsung users. This update comes with the latest security patch update which was released by Google in May Security. The update comes with build number A730FXXU5CSE7. 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 Plus which will come as an OTA update to your phone.

  • Device Name: Galaxy A8 Plus
  • Model: SM-A730F
  • Region: Middle East /Africa
  • Android version: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Build Number: A730FXXU5CSE7
  • Android Security Patch Level: 1st May

Manually Update Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus to A730FXXU5CSE7 May 2019 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 Plus A730FXXU5CSE7 May 2019 Security Patch OTA Update

A730FXXU5CSE7: Galaxy A8 Plus May 2019 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 device
  • 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
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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