Samsung is way ahead of its competition when it comes to updating its devices to the latest security patch. When other OEMs are struggling to update their devices, Samsung has already started rolling out the July 2020 security patch update to some of its devices.
Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986B) has started receiving the July 2020 security patch with build version number G986BXXU3ATFG/G986BOXM3ATFG/G986BXXU3ATFG. This is an incremental update comes in at just 313 MB in size.
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, else you can manually download and flash the G986BXXU3ATFG/G986BOXM3ATFG July 2020 Security Patch on Galaxy S20+ 5G using Odin by following our guide.
As we mentioned it above the update brings the latest security patch update which was released by Google in July 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 S20+ 5G which will come as an OTA update to your phone.
July security for Samsung Galaxy S20Plus 5G is now live
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.
- July 2020 Google Security patch
- Bug Fixes
- Security and Performance improvements
Steps to Install July 2020 Security Patch on Galaxy S20+ 5G
Installation Guide (Manual Flashing using Odin)
- 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 your 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
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