Samsung started rolling out the latest security patch update to its Galaxy A9 2018 device. It brings the latest October 2019 Android Security Patch level to the device with build number A920FXXU2BSK3. Though, the security patch update is rolling out to the South Asia region for now and will soon roll-out globally. You can now download and install October 2019 Security patch (A920FXXU2BSK3) on Galaxy A9 2018 from this article with a full installation guide.
The October patch update comes with the A920FXXU2BSK3 software baseband version. It fixes vulnerabilities and improves system security. While the software update is based on Android 9.0 Pie over Samsung’s One UI skin. As per the region, the update is now live for India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh.
Check for OTA Updates Manually
Samsung is rolling out the software OTA update via batches and it may take some time to receive globally. Meanwhile, if your Galaxy A9 2018 hasn’t received the latest update yet, manually check for the OTA update from below.
Just go to the device Settings menu > System Update > tap on Check for Latest Updates. If the latest update is available on your device, then tap on the Download and Install it. Wait for the update to install completely and reboot your handset. Make sure to connect your handset to a good Wi-Fi network and charge your phone up to 60% minimum.
Now, let’s take a look at the firmware details.
Firmware Details: A920FXXU2BSK3
Check out the October 2019 security patch details for Galaxy A9 2018.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
- Model: SM-A920F
- Baseband Version: A920FXXU2BSK3
- Security Patch Level: 2019-10-01 (October)
- Region: South Asia
- Software Supported: Odin Flash Tool
- Android OS: 9.0 Pie
- Skin: Samsung One UI
Supported countries are:
Now, let’s take a look at the software installation process on Galaxy A9 2018 handset via Odin Flash Tool manually.
Steps to Install October 2019 Security patch for Galaxy A9 2018
If your device isn’t receiving any update automatically or you want to flash the Stock ROM or software update manually via Odin tool, check out the full guide with requirements.
- ROM Supported: for Galaxy A9 2018 (SM-A920F) only.
- Charge Battery: up to 60% at least to skip accidental shutdown.
- Requires: a PC or Laptop and a USB Cable.
- Backup: Complete Backup without Root of your device data.
- USB Drivers: Download and Install the Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Kies Tool: Download and Install the Samsung Kies software on your computer.
- Download Mode: enter into the Samsung Download Mode.
- Flash tool: Download ODIN tool
Download the firmware update file from below and follow the installation process.
A920FXXU2BSK3 | Link
Installation Steps: October 2019 Security patch for Galaxy A9 2018
We have shared the complete installation process of the Samsung Stock ROM via Samsung Odin Flash Tool in easy steps.Guide to Install Samsung Stock ROM via Odin Flash Tool
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:Video Guide to Flash Stock ROM on any Samsung Device using Odin Tool
We hope that this guide is helpful to you and you’ve successfully installed or updated the Galaxy A9 2018 October 2019 Security patch (A920FXXU2BSK3) in South Asia variants. For any queries, do let us know in the comments below.