A530FXXUECTH2: August Security 2020 patch for Galaxy A8 2018 (Global)


In this article, we have shared the August 2020 security patch update for Galaxy A8 2018 with build number A530FXXUECTH2. The update is based on Android 10 and brings no major changes except security patch and bug fixes. This update is now live in all around the globe.

It is started rolling via OTA (Over the air) in a phase-wise manner and may soon available in other regions as well. If you have a Galaxy A8 2018 with variant SM-A530F, then you may receive the notification to upgrade your security patch to August 2020 with build number A530FXXUECTH2.

A530FXXUECTH2: August Security 2020 patch for Galaxy A8 2018 (Global)

Check Software Update on Galaxy A8 2018:

If you have not received the notification to upgrade your firmware to A530FXXUECTH2, then check for the OTA update manually by going into Settings –> System > System Updates. In case if you see any new update, you can hit the download now button to start upgrading your device.


Before upgrading, make sure you have enough juice (battery backup) on your Galaxy A8 2018 and connected to a good WiFi network. If there is no new update, then follow this guide to manually install the firmware on your Galaxy A8 2018.

Firmware Info:

  • Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F)
  • Region: Global Release
  • Build Number: A530FXXUECTH2
  • Android OS Version: Android 10
  • Software Supported: ODIN Tool
  • Android Security Patch Level: 2020-08-01

How to Install August 2020 Patch on Galaxy A8 2018

In order to flash the firmware manually on your Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.


  • This firmware (A530FXXUECTH2) is only supported for Samsung Galaxy A8 2018.
  • Charge your device to 50% in order to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
  • You need a PC and USB Cables.
  • Take a backup before flashing the software on your device.


GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any kind of hardware or software damage to your device while or after you follow this guide. Install non-official firmware on your device at your own risk.

Download Links:

Firmware Installation Guide:

For the installation process, you can follow the guides given below. It includes a video tutorial as well as a practical approach to the installation process.

How to install stock firmware on Galaxy A8 2018 using ODIN tool

So, make sure to download the August 2020 Security patch for your Galaxy A8 2018 model with build number A530FXXUECTH2. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.

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