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A520FXXSGCTK4 – December Security 2020 For Galaxy A5 2017 (South America)

Samsung has stepped up its game when it comes to software updates. A budget device from 2017 has received the latest security patch. The South American variant of the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has now received the newer December Security 2020 Patch with software build version number A520FXXSGCTK4 in South America.

As we mentioned above the update brings the latest security patch update which was released by Google in December Security. Most of the security vulnerabilities have been addressed. It also brings some bug fixes which were available in the previous build. Thus, you should download and install the update to your Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 which will come as an OTA update to your phone.

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.

  • Device Name: Galaxy A5 2017
  • Model: SM-A520F
  • Region:  South America
  • Android version: Android 10
  • Build Number: A520FXXSGCTK4
  • Android Security Patch Level: 1st December

Changelog

  • December 2020 Google Security patch
  • Bug Fixes
  • Security and Performance improvements

How To Download A520FXXSGCTK4:

You can download any Galaxy firmware using Samfirm Tool, Guide: Download Latest Galaxy Firmware using SamFirm Tool

Or

Using  Frija Samsung Firmware Download Tool

Check sammobile website to get the latest firmware for your device

Steps to Install December 2020 Security Patch on Galaxy A5 2017

Disclaimer

RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide so please proceed at your own risk. However, we would be happy to help with any problems within our reach

Installation Guide (Manual Flashing using Odin)

A520FXXSGCTK4 - December Security 2020 For Galaxy A5 2017 (South America)

  1. First, download the firmware file from the download section above
  2. Now Enter the recovery mode on your device, then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On your Galaxy device
  3. If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below
  4. 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 good wifi and your device has more than 50% battery life remaining

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Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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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