How to Update Samsung Galaxy A5 to Android 8.0 Oreo [Officially]
The Android 8.0 Oreo update is being delivered to all unlocked Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 devices across Europe. However, it might take several months to reach all of the devices. If you don’t want to wait for that Over-the-air notification (OTA) and want to update your phone right away then the tutorial is what you need. In this guide, we’ll help you to update your Samsung Galaxy A5 to latest Android 8.0 Oreo officially. Since most of the OEMs rollout updates stack-wise based on regions, it can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months to reach all of the users.
There are many benefits of updating the firmware. Most likely the user-interface will better and there will more customization options. Another thing that we expect is better performance. The latest Android 8.0 Oreo firmware will bring better opportunities to use your phone. It has many improvements and enhancements to existing Android features. And several new features. Overall, this update worth your time. For you to install Android 8.0 Oreo firmware on Samsung Galaxy A5, you will have to make use an Odin flashing software.
Since Samsung has already started pushing this new update, you can manually update your phone. The updating process is almost similar to what we do while flashing the stock firmware. In this case, we’ll flash the freshly rolled out update file through Odin. This update is being rolled out to users, however, but not all the users are getting it at the time. Certainly, updating it manually will be an ideal way, if one doesn’t want to wait longer. It doesn’t include any kind of technical knowledge or skill. We have detailed each and every step that you need to update your Samsung Galaxy A5 to latest Android software.
The update process requires your proper attention. We have detailed everything important in this process. Since we are manually updating the phone, it is highly recommended to create a backup. Things like messages, contacts, photos, and videos – can be backup easily. There is an application called Samsung Smart Switch. This application makes easier to backup/sync devices. To learn more about this app and procedure, follow our — Backup guide for Samsung devices. That will fairly take several minutes to complete.