Galaxy Tab A (2018) and Galaxy Tab A7 get August 2021 security update

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After releasing the August 2021 security update to the Galaxy Tab S5e and the Galaxy Tab S6, Samsung has released it to two more tablets: Galaxy Tab A (2018) and Galaxy Tab A7. The Galaxy Tab A (2018) is getting the new update in the US, while the Galaxy Tab A7 is getting the update in various European countries.

The Galaxy Tab A (2018)’s new update carries firmware version T387TUVS2CUH1, and it is available on T-Mobile’s network in the US. The LTE version of the Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T505) is getting a new update with firmware version T505XXU3BUH3 in the following markets in Europe:

  1. Austria
  2. Baltic countries
  3. Bulgaria
  4. Czech Republic
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Greece
  8. Hungary
  9. Italy
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Netherlands
  12. Nordic Countries
  13. Poland
  14. Portugal
  15. Romania
  16. Slovakia
  17. Slovenia
  18. Southeast Europe
  19. Spain
  20. Switzerland
  21. UK

Samsung had mentioned that its latest security patch fixes 40 bugs and vulnerabilities related to user privacy and data security. The tablets might also get other bug fixes and device stability improvements with their new software updates.

If you are a Galaxy Tab A (2018) user on T-Mobile’s network in the US or a Galaxy Tab A7 LTE user in the European markets mentioned above, you can download the latest software update by navigating to Settings » Software update and clicking on Download and install. You can also download the latest firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.

  • Model: SM-T505
  • Dimensions: Tablet: 157.4 x 247.6 x 7 mm
  • Display: 10.4 inch / 264.16 mm TFT
  • CPU: Snapdragon 662
  • Camera: 8MP

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