Samsung Galaxy A6+ is currently receiving the May 2018 security patch update. The current software update moves the build number A605GNUBU1ARE6 into the device. May security patch fixes up a number of security threats. If you want to know in details about that, check out the Google Android security bulletin for May 2018. The update is based on Android 8.0 Oreo.
The update is live via OTA (Over the air) and will soon reach every corner of the world running on Stock OEM firmware. If you have the OTA update on Galaxy A6+ SM-A605GN, then hit the download to upgrade your device to A605GNUBU1ARE6 May 2018 Security Patch. Along with this update for Galaxy A6+, the update also fixes few other software related issues. It is always good to keep your device on the latest software update. In case if you still not received the build A605GNUBU1ARE6, then make sure to check for the software update manually on Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605GN).
Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus device accompanies a 6.0 inch Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio 18:9 that is rounded and a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels with a PPI of 411 pixels for each inch. It is fuelled by a 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 processor and clubbed by a 3-4GB RAM. The smartphone has an internal storage of 32GB or 64GB that is extendable with the use of a microSD up to 256 GB. The super fast fingerprint scanner is positioned on the rear of the device and above it is a Dual 16-megapixel camera. On the front, the camera comes with 24-megapixels for selfies. The SIM card tray accepts two nano-SIMs and is located on the left edge of the device, the right side houses the volume and power buttons.
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How to Check Software Update on Galaxy A6+?
You can wait for the notification from your device to install it when it knocks into your phone. If the OTA is delaying to show up, you can manually search for it. Simply go to device Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates. If the latest software update is available then download and install it.
Connect to a strong Wi-Fi network to download the OTA update as it is a large file. Also, make sure to have a full battery charge on your phone. A low battery will not let the update installation to happen.
[su_note note_color=”#fcf8d7″ text_color=”#000000″]If you are manually downloading the latest A605GNUBU1ARE6 May 2018 security patch then hang on to a strong Wi-Fi network. This will help you save your carrier data. Also, keep your phone battery on ample charge. If there is a low power, no update can take place. Alternatively, you can also manually download and install the OTA firmware on Galaxy A6+ using ODIN Software. Below you can find the link to download the stock firmware and guide to install the software update.[/su_note]
Steps to Install A605GNUBU1ARE6 manually:Watch The Video on How to install Stock Firmware on any Samsung Galaxy devices using ODIN
If you have not received the OTA update, rooted or installed any custom ROM, then you can simply follow this guide to the update manually by using ODIN Software. Follow the complete instruction to install new update on Samsung Galaxy A6+.
Required Download Files
Required Odin and Drivers:
- Download and Install Samsung Kies Software
- Make sure to download Samsung USB Drivers and install it on your PC.
- Click to Download ODIN Software
- This ROM is supported for Galaxy A6+ [SM-A605GN]
- Download the required firmware and drivers.
- Your device must have 50% – 70% Battery.
- You need PC or Laptop to install this firmware.
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware. So make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t lose your data).
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read! – We are not responsible for any damage.
Instructions to Install Using ODIN
To install the firmware, you must first download the required software and drivers on your PC. By following the below link, you can upgrade the OS version to A605GNUBU1ARE6 on Galaxy A6+ SM-A605GN.
I hope this guide was helpful to install May 2018 Security Patch on Galaxy A6+ based on Android 8.0 Oreo.