Mere days after Samsung released the September 2020 security patch for the Galaxy A51, the company is making the update available for the 2019 model, i.e., the Galaxy A50. The update is presently available for the Galaxy A50 carrying model numbers SM-A505F and SM-A505FN. It’s rolling out in numerous countries across different continents including Africa, Asia, and Europe.
The latest Galaxy A50 firmware update carriers versions A505FDDU5BTH8 (SM-A505F) and A505FNXXU5BTH8 (SM-A505FN). It includes the September 2020 security patch and improves AR Emoji stability as well as compatibility with 3rd party apps. The changelog doesn’t contain any other details but it’s good to know that the firmware update brings more than just the latest security patch version. If you ever had issues with AR Emoji or with third-party apps not running on your Galaxy A50, the latest update might be able to fix them.
You can download the firmware and the September 2020 security patch on the Galaxy A50 by tapping the update notification when it arrives or by opening Settings and tapping Software update followed by Download and install. If the update is not available for your device yet, you can download it from our firmware archive for the SM-A505F and SM-A505FN (click the link for your respective device) and install it on your phone using a Windows PC.