Update Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A520F to Android 8.0.0 Oreo

April 19, 2018 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Firmware.

Firmware update / Stock ROM : Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A520F to Android 8.0.0 Oreo. The firmware available for downloading https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/galaxy-a5/SM-A520F/. You can download your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A520F firmware at the page, available for some countries. How to Root for Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A520F is the separated post, this post only for upgrading to Android 8.0.0 Oreo. Related post Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update.

Firmware details below is one of the Android 8.0.0 Oreo firmware, you can download it according to your country at the link above.

Model SM-A520F
Model name Galaxy A5
Country SER from Russia
Version Android 8.0.0
Changelist 13389536
Build date Wed, 19 Apr 5251 14:23:51 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-04-01
Product code SER

How to install Android 8.0.0 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A520F :

How to Flash Samsung Galaxy Stock ROM (Official/Original Firmware) via ODIN
Watch this video on YouTube.

  1. Extract (unzip) the firmware file. Download at https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/galaxy-a5/SM-A520F/
  2. Download Odin http://odindownload.com/SamsungOdin/
  3. Extract Odin ZIP file
  4. Open Odin
  5. Reboot Phone in Download Mode ( Turn Power off the phone, Press and hold Volume Down key and Home key, While pressing these keys press and hold Power key, Release all key when Download Mode / Odin Mode appears then Press and release Volume Up key )
  6. Connect the phone to PC with USB Cable Data
  7. Wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  8. Add the firmware files AP, BL, CP and CSC. If the firmware comes with single file, insert it on the AP only.
  9. In Option make sure to ticked F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot only
  10. Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes

If you got Boot Loop after update samsung firmware read this How to Fix Boot Loop After Update Samsung Android Firmwares


  1. Make sure to backup your data, It will erase all the data.
  2. Make sure the firmware is match with your Samsung Galaxy model number
  3. Make sure to ticked F.Reset Time and Auto-Reboot only
  4. if you get error message “SECURE CHECK FAIL: BOOTLOADER” when flashed the ROM, try to use the newest version of the firmware update.
  5. If your device rooted, flashing firmware will unroot it.
  6. Do this with your own risk


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