Today Samsung has started rolling out the Android 10 Stable One UI 2.0 to Galaxy A40 for Europe region. The update is hitting with a software version A405FNXXU3BTC4 / A405FNXXU3BTC5 and brings all the latest Android 10 and One UI 2.0 features. If you don’t want to wait for the OTA update? You can manually download and install the firmware on your device from the guide below.
The new software update brings the latest March 2020 Android Security Patch Level that fixes a major security vulnerability in the Framework component on the Android system. That bug could enable a remote attacker to cause a permanent rejection of service by using a specially crafted message. Apart from this, the update brings a stable Android 10 version over One UI 2.0 skin. Either you can check the OTA update from the steps below or can manually flash the new firmware version on your Galaxy A40.
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Check Software Update
As most of the time, users can’t receive the OTA update notification on their devices or may get delayed due to server or carrier issues. Meanwhile, the phased roll-out process always takes some time than usual. Therefore, it’s always recommended to check the OTA update manually before heading over to the manual flashing process.
Go to the phone Settings > About Phone > Software update to check for the OTA update availability.
Android 10: Overview
Android 10 is the latest and 10th iteration of Android OS launched in September 2019 by Google. It brings so many useful and unique features to the system keeping in mind users’ preferences. Most of the Android smartphones are expected to receive the stable Android 10 update in 2020 except for some of the devices and Samsung Galaxy A40 is one of them to get an early update. Now, let’s check out most of the Android 10 features below.
Android 10 or Android Q offers plenty of new features and improvements like focus mode, live caption, system-wide dark mode, gestures navigation, improved app permission, security updates, 5G support. Additionally, it brings sound amplifier, foldable display support, improved location permission, smart reply, chat bubble, camera improvements, and more.
One UI 2.0: Overview
One UI 2.0 is the second generation of One UI skin which was launched by Samsung in 2018 for the Android 9 Pie running Samsung Galaxy smartphones or tablet devices. As the Android 10 is official, Samsung has released the One UI 2.0 version based on Android 10 and offers most of the Android Q features as well. Meanwhile, Samsung has also added some of its customized features or options including improvements for its Galaxy devices.
The new One UI 2.0 is purely an incremental update over the previous generation One UI. It offers all the similar user interface, icons, notification panel, quick shortcuts, gestures navigation, improved navigation bar, system elements, and more. As most of the Galaxy devices are coming with bigger display size, Samsung has implemented the One UI for single-handed usage without any hassle. It also brings a dynamic lock screen, dark theme, improved themes store, inbuilt screen recorder, etc.
Now, take a look at the firmware details below.
Galaxy A40 Android 10: Firmware Info
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A40
- Model No: SM-A405FN
- Region: Europe
- Software Version: A405FNXXU3BTC4 / A405FNXXU3BTC5
- Android OS Version: Android 10
- Security Patch Level: 2020-03-01
Steps to Install Galaxy A40 Android 10 Stable One UI 2.0 update
If in case, you’re not getting the A405FNXXU3BTC4 / A405FNXXU3BTC5 firmware OTA update on your device due to any reason, then don’t worry. You can manually install the firmware on your device by following the ODIN flash tool method.
Make sure to follow all the requirements and download links below before proceeding.
- The mentioned firmware is exclusive for the Galaxy A40 variant (SM-A405FN).
- Maintain at least 50% battery level.
- A PC and a USB cable are required.
- Take a complete backup of your device at first to keep your data safe.
- Enter your phone into the Samsung Download Mode.
Firmware Installation Guide:
Here are the links for the easy firmware installation guide on your Samsung Galaxy A40 model using ODIN tool.How to use Odin Tool and flash stock firmware on a Samsung Device How to Install Stock ROM on Samsung Galaxy Devices
That’s it guys. We hope this guide is helpful to you. If you’ve any queries, let us know in the comments below.