Samsung is always considered good in seeding updates for their smartphones. Now, Samsung patched the latest update of December 2017 in their smartphones. The update is labeled with build number A510FXXU4CQL7. With this build, Samsung has fixed some of the bugs and also malware and virus. The update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat. There is no major update apart from the December 2017 Android Security Patch.
The update is sent via OTA in a phase-wise manner. You may receive the update very soon if you are running Stock firmware without root or mods installed. You can even flash the full firmware package from below download link even if you are rooted or installed any custom ROM. In case if you have already received the update with build number A510FXXU4CQL7, then hit the download button to start the upgrade process. If not received, then check for the update manually by following the steps below.
How to update Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)?
Go to Settings
But if your smartphone doesn't get the update and you want badly your update then you can even update it manually by following these steps.
How to Install A510FXXU4CQL7 December Security Patch for Galaxy A5 2016 manually:
The update is available to download and install using latest ODIN Software. Here we will share the full download of A510FXXU4CQL7 December Security Patch for Galaxy A5 2016. This guide is to install A510FXXU4CQL7 December Security Patch for Galaxy A5 2016.
If you have downloaded and installed the file from above then you are good to Go – Read from Step 2
First of all, enable the USB Debugging
To Enable the USB Debugging you need also active the developer option, Now Go to your Settings -> About Phone -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled“
Once your developer option is active, Go back to your settings -> Open developer option -> Enable USB Debugging
Open the Extracted ODIN File called ODIN v3.11.1 exe file using the Administrator – Right Click your mouse and Open using Administrator
Now Reboot your Phone into Download Mode
So First Turn your Phone off -> press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons Until you see a download mode.
Now Connect your Phone to PC using the USB Cables
When you connect the USB cable you will see a blue sign in Odin
Now Go back again Odin and Add the firmware which you downloaded from Above by Clicking AP/PDA Button
Now Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked – Go to Option and see (Let the Auto Reboot and F-Reset Time be ticked)
Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes until you see a message pass. Once you see PASS then you can remove your Phone from the part. Don’t Panic if you see your Phone restarts while updating.