Samsung‘s Galaxy A71 was dispatched back in March of 2021 with Android 11-based One UI 3.1 on the top. The phone features a 6.7-inch display, a quad rear camera, and a 32-MP selfie camera. There’s a 5,000 mAh coupled with 25W Fast Charging support. It is powered by a Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) Chipset paired with 6/8GB of RAM and 128/256GB onboard storage.
Note: This is an update tracker and will be refreshed frequently with the updates of the Samsung Galaxy A72 smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy A72 Update Tracker
- [September 6, 2021]: The Galaxy A72 is getting the September 2021 security patch in Russia. The build carries the firmware version A725FXXU4AUH2. Though the company has not detailed the current security patch, it could include bug fixes and improves the device’s stability. Otherwise, no new additions or changes are accompanying the package.
- [July 31, 2021]: Galaxy A72 is receiving a new software update that brings the August 2021 security patch to the device. The build is unfurling in few countries including Russia and Ukraine on firmware version A725FXXU3AUG2. This is a minor bump in security level and does not add any new features.
- [May 17, 2021]: Samsung has begun sending the May 2021 Security Patch update for the Galaxy A72 smartphone users The update was first spotted by SamNext, and it is occurring in Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, and Kazakhstan. The firmware version A725FXXU2AUE1 can identify the latest update.
Regarding the changes, the update enhances Quick Share and improves the file sharing between Galaxy devices using Quick Share. Additionally, it supports background effects function during the video call via some 3rd party apps. Lastly, it also brings improvements for the Camera performance and calls quality.
Note: As always, the OTA updates are rolled out in a phased manner. So, users need to wait for a few days to experience the update.
To check the update manually, the Galaxy A71 users can navigate to Settings > Software updates > check for the updates. It is also suggested to maintain at least 60% of charging before updating to prevent carrier data charges.