A520FXXU4BRAD January 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F
Samsung is rolling out January 2018 security update XXU4BRAD Android 7.0 Nougat Stock Firmware for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F and you can manually get this SM-A520F Stock Firmware download if you didn’t receive it through Samsung Kies/ SmartSwitch or OTA methods.
Samsung Mobile is releasing a maintenance release (SMR-JAN-2018) for major flagship models as part of monthly Security Maintenance Release (SMR) process. This SMR package includes patches from Google and Samsung.
In this post, you will be able to manually get the SM-A520F Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Stock Firmware Download, and also install it with my Step-by-step installation tutorial, so don’t worry because you will be able to get the SM-A520F Stock Firmware Latest Update by following the instructions in this post.
This Update (A520FXXU4BRAD for A5 (2017) SM-A520F Firmware 7.0 Nougat) is an Official Firmware Update (Stock Firmware or Stock ROM) from Samsung, so don’t worry about your ask if it is a Samsung Official Firmware Update or not.
A520FXXU4BRAD Android 7.0 Nougat Stock Firmware Update Quick Overview
Quick info about this SM-A520F A5 (2017) Firmware Update:
- Device Model Name: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017).
- Device Model Number: SM-A520F.
- PDA: A520FXXU4BRAD.
- CSC: A520FOXJ4BRA1.
- Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat.
- Region Code/ Country: SFR [France].
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F Firmware Download Methods
To get the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F 7.0 Nougat Official Firmware Update, then you should use one of the following methods:
- 1- The Official Method (Recommended)
- – Samsung Kies/ SmartSwitch. [Using a Desktop PC].
- – OTA (Over The Air). [Using Your Phone].
- 2- The Manual Method (Has Some Risks)
- – Through a windows based tool called Odin. [Using a Desktop PC].
Take a quick look at the following Samsung Galaxy Firmware Download /Update Infographic.
Now if you are going to update your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F Firmware, you will use one of the previously mentioned methods, but you should know that is the manual method is not recommended if you can get this Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F Stock Firmware Update through the official methods, because as I said it has some risks, so use the manual method only when you can’t get this update through official ways. Also, the manual method is not recommended because it needs some experiences or you can say it is for Advanced Users. Anyway, don’t worry, because my Step-by-step installation Tutorial will help you.
Finally, I explained both methods in my Installation Guide to learn How to Download Official Samsung Firmware Updates and install it on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) easily. As I said by following one of the previously mentioned methods in my Installation Guide you will get this update without any problems. You can choose one method only to Update Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F Firmware, both methods have the same result, so don’t worry.
More Samsung Galaxy A5 Firmware Downloads
It’s always recommended to update your Android Smartphone Firmware for one or all of the following reasons:
- – Add new features.
- – Improve Battery life.
- – Security bugs issues fixes.
- – Performance enhancements.
WARNING: Yes Android team are not responsible for any damage caused in your device, so be careful please and do that the right way and at your own risk. Also, don’t use this Firmware Update with any other model number, this Firmware Update (A520FXXU4BRAD) for SM-A520F only.
Before doing anything please create a Backup for your important data to avoid data loss. Also, make sure that your device battery is fully charged or 75% at least. Follow this simple guide to learn How to Backup and Restore your Android Phone or Tablet. Also, You can try this Android App to backup your data.
A520FXXU4BRAD Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware Download
SM-A520F Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Stock Firmware Free Download
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F Stock Firmware full details (XXU4BRAD Firmware Details):
|Model Name||SAMSUNG Galaxy A5 (2017)
|Android Version||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Security Patch Level||01.01.2018|
A brief of instructions to Flash A520FXXU4BRAD Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware Update
- – Extract (unzip) the firmware file.
- – Download Odin Flashing Tool.
- – Extract Odin ZIP file.
- – Open Odin Flashing Tool.
- – Reboot Phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons).
- – Connect your phone to the PC and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin.
- – Add the firmware file to AP / PDA.
- – Make sure re-partition option is not ticked.
- – Click the start button, and wait few minutes.
Follow this tutorial for detailed instructions.
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