A530FXXUFCTK2: November Security 2020 For Galaxy A8 2018 (Europe)

The latest update for Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 brings the November 2020 security patch in some European countries. The airborne update is currently being rolled out in some countries via OTA. The device has been getting regular security patches from the company.

The update brings software build version number A530FXXUFCTK2. As per the earlier data, the update is currently live in countries like Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Bosnia, Austria, Switzerland, Romania, Luxembourg, Spain, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Serbia etc.

As we mentioned above the update brings the latest security patch update which was released by Google in November 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 A8 2018 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 A8 2018
  • Model: SM-A530F
  • Region:  Europe
  • Android version: Android 10
  • Build Number: A530FXXUFCTK2
  • Android Security Patch Level: 1st November


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

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🍕How To Download A530FXXUFCTK2:

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


Using  Frija Samsung Firmware Download Tool

Check sammobile website to get the latest firmware for your device


Steps to Install November 2020 Security Patch on Galaxy A8 2018 (Europe)


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)

A530FXXUFCTK2: November Security 2020 For Galaxy A8 2018 (Europe)

  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.

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NOTE: Before installing the updates, make sure your device is connected to good wifi and your device has more than 50% battery life remaining [/su_note]


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