Amazingly, Galaxy A8 (2018) gets third montly security update in a row

Samsung surprised us last month when it released the September 2021 security patch for the Galaxy A8 (2018) just weeks after the August update went live, but lo and behold, the monthly hot streak continues. Samsung is now rolling out the October 2021 security patch for the Galaxy A8 (2018), which means that the smartphone […]

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Forget biannual updates. Galaxy A8 (2018) keeps getting monthly patches

After going live for a couple of Galaxy flagships and FE/Lite phones, the September 2021 security patch is now widening its reach to include the upper mid-range segment, or more specifically, the Galaxy A8 (2018). This is quite an unexpected release, considering that the enterprise Galaxy A8 (2018) is technically supposed to follow a quarterly […]

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Surprised? August 2021 security update lands on the Galaxy A8 (2018)

The Galaxy A8 (2018) is now in the process of receiving the August 1st, 2021 security update. The latest firmware release from Samsung only started rolling out earlier this week, and it still has ways to go as far as momentum is concerned. Well, unless you happen to be an owner of this three-year-old mid-ranger […]

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Galaxy A8 (2018) is the latest Samsung phone to get June 2021 security update

Samsung became the first Android OEM in the world to release the June 2021 security update. The rollout started last week with the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, and the update then reached the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Z Flip, and the Galaxy A50. Now, a three-year-old smartphone, the Galaxy A8 (2018), has started getting […]

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It’s now Galaxy A8 (2018)’s turn to get April 2021 security patch

It has been a very busy day for Samsung. After releasing the latest security patch to the Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30, and the Galaxy A70, the company has started rolling it out to the Galaxy A8 (2018). This smartphone was originally launched in early 2018, and it has been consistently getting security updates at least […]

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Galaxy A7 and A8 (2018) get June 2020 security patch with new update

Samsung continues the June 2020 security patch rollout and the company’s newer Galaxy A (2019/2020) devices are not the only mid-range lineups to get it. The company is now expanding the update rollout to include a couple of Galaxy A models from 2018, namely the Galaxy A7 (SM-A750FN) and Galaxy A8 (SM-A530F).The Galaxy A7 (2018) […]

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Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A8 (2018) get May security update

The latest Android security patch has been released for two more Galaxy devices. A new update that includes the May security patch is rolling out to the Galaxy A5 (2017) and the Galaxy A8 (2018) in various countries. The A5 (2017) update features firmware version A520FXXSECTD7 and the A8 (2018) update is identified by firmware version A530FXXSCCTE1. […]

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Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A8 (2018) receiving February security update

Two more of Samsung’s Galaxy A series phones are now being updated with the February 2020 security patch. One of them is the Galaxy A51, which has been on the market for just a few weeks (read our review), and the other is the two-year-old Galaxy A8 (2018). The Galaxy A51 is getting an update […]

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Galaxy A7 (2018) and A8 (2018) get January security update

Samsung has already updated some Galaxy A series phones launched in 2019 with the January security patch. Now, the company has turned its attention to some older A series devices. The January security update is rolling out to the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A7 (2018). For the Galaxy A7 (2018), the update is rolling […]

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December patch now available for the Galaxy A5 (2017), J5 (2017), and more

Samsung has released the December 2019 security update for the Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy J5 (2017), Galaxy A8 (2018), and Tab A 10.5 in select regions. The company has been rather quick so far in pushing the latest monthly patch to many of its devices, so much so that it kickstarted the rollout even before […]

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Galaxy A8 (2018), A8+, J6+, A30, and more get November update

More and more Galaxy smartphones are being updated with the November 2019 security patch as we move towards the end of the month. Samsung has recently released an update for the Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018), Galaxy J6+, Galaxy J8, Galaxy A30, and Galaxy A20e with the latest security fixes onboard. The updates are […]

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