November security patch update for Galaxy A5 (2017) is released, the update arrives as build number A520FXXU2BQJ6 which brings critical security fixes in the device. Once the update is installed, it updates older security patches to the month of November 2017 along WiFi KRACK bug fix and also fixes 61 vulnerabilities in Android.
The update doesn’t increments the OS version, still it stays on Android 7.0 Nougat but this is an important update to install. If you are running older firmware on your device then this guide for you, in this post we have mentioned each possible way to update your device right away without wasting time.
The November patch A520FXXU2BQJ6 firmware for Galaxy A5 (2017) can be updated via OTA, Kies and Odin as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates. You can also install stock Nougat A520FXXU2BQJ6 firmware on Galaxy A5 (2017) using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: A520FXXU2BQJ6
Android Security Patch Level: 1.11.2017
How to install November patch A520FXXU2BQJ6 update on Galaxy A5 (2017) via Odin
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install A520FXXU2BQJ6 update on Galaxy A5 (2017)
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy A5 (2017) via Odin.
Download November patch A520FXXU2BQJ6 firmware for Galaxy A5 (2017). Here
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