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Install A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy A5 2016

Flash A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy A5 2016 [SM-A510F]: Good news for the users of Galaxy A5 2016. Samsung has started seeding the new May 2018 security patch update for one of its mid-range flagship device, Galaxy A5 2016. The build number will change to A510FXXS5CRE3 after upgrading Galaxy A5 2016 to the latest firmware. The update contains some of other high and moderate-risk vulnerabilities fixes. We highly recommend updating Android OS to the latest firmware updates to keep safe your device from vulnerabilities and malwares. A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch is based on Android 7.0 Nougat and we have given a detailed guide on how to download and install A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch on Samsung Galaxy A5 2016.

The Android 7.0 Nougat A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch is available through OTA (over-the-air) in some regions. Check software update on unlocked Galaxy A5 2016 and hit the download to upgrade your device to May 2018 Security Patch A510FXXS5CRE3 on the availability. As the OTA update arrives phase-wise and will soon reach every user running on Stock OEM firmware. Still, if the update has not yet reached in your region then you can manually install Android 7.0 Nougat May 2018 Security update on Galaxy A5 2016. The firmware update comes with a few other software related issues from Samsung. Now proceed to check for the software update manually on the Galaxy A5 2016.

A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch

Firmware Details:

  • PDA: A510FXXS5CRE3
  • CSC: A510FOXA5CRC1
  • CHANGELIST: 12236002
  • BUILD DATE: 07.05.2018)
  • Android security patch level: 01.05.2018


Please note that Android 7.0 Nougat May 2018 Security Patch given in this guide is working with the Galaxy A5 2016.

How To Check / Upgrade Software Update on Galaxy A5 2016?

  1. To check the latest software update on your Galaxy A5 2016, navigate to Settings > About phone > Software updates > and tap the Check for Updates.
  2. If the new software update is available then tap the Download now button to start upgrading your Galaxy A5 2016. The downloading process will take some time to complete. Once the downloading is finished then your device will be ready to upgrade. Tap on Install update.
  3. Wait for the installation process to complete and after that, your device will reboot. Tap OK.
  4. Done! Your device is now updated.

This was the method to upgrade your device via OTA and if you want to manually download the latest May 2018 security patch then connect to a strong Wi-Fi network. You can also download and install the OTA firmware on the Galaxy A5 2016 using ODIN Software manually. We have given the link to download the stock firmware and installation instructions below.


  • The battery level of your phone must be at least about 70% – 80%.
  • You will need a Windows-based PC or laptop to install this firmware.
  • Create a full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware.
  • You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
    1. Power off your Samsung phone, press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power keys at the same time.
    2. Release all three buttons when Samsung phone reboot and you see a warning sign.
    3. Press Volume Up to enter the main screen of Recovery mode.
  • Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read! – We are not responsible for any damage.

If you have not received the OTA update, rooted or installed any custom ROM, then you can simply follow this guide to the update manually by using ODIN Software. Follow the complete instruction to install new update on Samsung Galaxy A5 2016.

Download A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy A5 2016

How To Manually Install A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Update on Galaxy A5 2016 using ODIN:

To Install A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security for Galaxy A5 2016 using Odin, follow the given link below.

Done! You have successfully installed A510FXXS5CRE3 May 2018 Security Patch on Galaxy A5 2016 based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any queries or trouble while updating your Galaxy A5 2016.

Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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