Though we have stepped freshly into December 2018, some Samsung devices are still stuck in the last month. What we mean is they are still getting the October security patch. Speaking of which Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 is currently getting a new software via OTA. It packs the Android security patch for October 2018 and carries the build number A920FXXU1ARKG. As of now, this monthly update package is seeding in the Columbian region.
The October 2018 security patch for Galaxy A7 2017 is rolling out gradually in batches. It will drop into all the devices across various regions in due course of time. If you feel that the software has delayed enough to show up, you can capture it manually, if the OTA delays to show up. We have outlined the process below.
How To Capture A920FXXU1ARKG OTA Update on Galaxy A7 2017
To do it,
- Go to your device Settings > System Update
- Now Tap on Check for Latest Updates.
- If the update is available it will show up with the build number A920FXXU1ARKG
- Simply tap on Download and the process will begin.
- Post the installation you may have to restart your device to integrate the changes the new software brings.
Usually, software updates are large files, so grab it using Wi-Fi to save carrier data charges. Alternatively, we have put up the firmware which brings the Galaxy A7 2017 October 2018 security patch. You can find the download link for the firmware and installation manual below.
How To Install A920FXXU1ARKG October Security Patch on Galaxy A7 2017
We will have to use the Odin tool to install of the new firmware on the Galaxy A7 2017. So, we have listed up the latest ODIN software in the download section along with the firmware download link.
Here is the download link for the firmware which packs A920FXXU1ARKG.
A920FXXU1ARKG: Download Firmware Here
Before installing you have to follow some guidelines and get some tools with you. We have put up the same in the Pre-requisite section.
- This firmware is exclusively for Galaxy A7 2017. Do not use it on other devices
- Charge your device's battery up to 50% or more.
- A PC or Laptop
- you must install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Download and Install Samsung Kies software.
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before installing any new firmware.
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any incidental bricking/damage to your device while/after installing this firmware update. Follow the steps carefully.
Firmware Installation Guide
Here is the firmware flashing tutorial to guide you to install the latest A920FXXU1ARKG software to complete stock on Galaxy A7 2017 using the Odin Tool.
So, make sure to get hold of this update and upgrade your Galaxy A7 2017 to October security patch of Android. We hope this guide will help you out.