Download Galaxy A5 2017 A520FXXU4BRE3 May 2018 Security Update

Download and Install Galaxy A5 2017 May 2018 Security Patch OTA Update | Build number A520FXXU4BRE3: After the Galaxy A5 2016, now the new generation Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-J520F) is getting the May 2018 Security update. Previously it has received April 2018 patch update and this time it is getting the latest May 2018 security patch update with patch date of May 1st, 2018. The update is currently rolling in a few regions.

If you are Galaxy A5 2017 user, you may have received the May Security Security Patch OTA  update notification on your device. 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. The Update is being rolled in few regions and will take some time to be available across the globe.

This update comes with the latest security patch update which was released by Google in May 2018 which comes with May 1 security patch update. This update comes with other bug fixes and stability improvements and you should get some improvements in the speed of the phone also. Thus, you should download and install the update to your Galaxy A5 2017 which will come as an OTA update to your phone.

Manually Update Galaxy A5 2017 To A520FXXU4BRE3 May 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.

  • First Navigate to Apps > Settings

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  • Tap on search and look for Software updates and click on that

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  • Now enable Download updates automatically so that software will be downloaded automatically in future. Now to manual download click on Download updates manually.

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  • If a system update is available, download and install the update by following the on-screen prompts.

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  • Galaxy A5 2017 A520FXXU4BRE3 May 2018 Security Patch
    • Android version: 7.1.1
    • Security patch level (SPL): May 1, 2018
    • Baseband version: A520FXXU4BRE3
    • Region: Unkown
    • Network: Unlocked

Download Galaxy A5 2017 A520FXXU4BRE3 May 2018 Security Update

How To Install Galaxy A5 2017 A520FXXU4BRE3 May 2018 Security Patch OTA Update

Download Galaxy A5 2017 A520FXXU4BRE3 May 2018 Security Update

  • First, download the firmware file from the download section above
  • Now  Enter the recovery mode on your device. To do that switch off your phone and hold volume Up home (bootloader mode > then select recovery), then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On Galaxy A5 2017
    • If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below

How To Install OTA Firmware Updates Using ADB sideload

    • If you want to Install the Full Firmware File then follow the guide given below (Odin Method)

How To Install A Stock Firmware Using Odin

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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