Samsung Galaxy S5 receives March security update

Samsung Galaxy S5 receives a security update

Samsung introduced the Galaxy S5 during 2015. It was a before and after for the Korean firm. Its first waterproof Smartphone, and it included some very good features. The latest version of the Galaxy S5 is Android 6.0.1 Nougat, but that doesn't mean it stops receiving updates. Google, for some time, has released monthly security patches to protect our devices against malware . Samsung joined this plan to fight viruses on Android, and since then, it updates a wide variety of devices in its catalog every month.

And as you may have guessed, it is the turn of the Galaxy S5. Today you start receiving the security update for the month of March throughout Europe. The version that arrives is the number XXS1CQC8. It has a weight of 68.64 MB and not only includes the March patch, but also fixes for 73 vulnerabilities and small solutions to 12 problems found on Galaxy smartphones. On the other hand, we must mention that the version will remain Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

How to update the Samsung Galaxy S5

Galaxy S5 update

To update the Samsung Galaxy S5, it will be necessary to have more than 50% battery and enough free space in storage. Thus we will not have problems when downloading and installing the update. Once these steps have been verified, the update should arrive automatically. If you have not done so, we can go to: Settings ”“ About Phone ”“ Software Update . We will check if the version is already available for download. If it hasn't reached you, don't worry. It may take a few days or even weeks for the update to appear, but sooner or later it will arrive. Remember to make a backup of your data, although it is very unlikely, there may be a failure during the installation or reboot of the device.

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