With the end of the month almost here, all major Android manufacturers are rushing to bring their devices up to date. After bumping up the security for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in Europe, Samsung has now released September security update for Galaxy A8.

If you own the Galaxy A8 with model number SM-A800F, expect the latest OTA update hit your device in the coming days. Apart from the September security update for Galaxy A8 device, the update also brings a handful of enhancements and optimizations.

September security update for Galaxy A8

Bringing the security level of the Galaxy A8 to September 1, the 294.7MB update brings the following features:

  • The performance of Voice calls has been improved.
  • Battery usage optimizations.
  • Improved performance with efficiency memory management.
  • Security Enhancements.
  • Improved the stability.

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To check for the latest available update manually simply open Settings->About phone->Software update->Check for updates. You can also keep an eye out for all the latest available Galaxy A8 September update on our Samsung firmware platform.

The update seems to be incremental and there is no official word from Samsung on it. Users worldwide can expect to the receive the latest update in the following week. Keep us posted on all the improvements and new features you notice in the latest September security update for Galaxy A8.

Source: SamMobile

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