Samsung is crushing it right now by consistently releasing software updates and security patches to its smartphones and tablets. The company was the first Android OEM to release the April 2021 security patch, and it became the first brand to release the May 2021 security patch earlier this week. Today, Samsung has released the April 2021 security patch to the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (SM-T595).
The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018) has started getting the April 2021 security patch in the UK. The new software update, which bears firmware version T595XXS4CUD1, brings fixes for several critical vulnerabilities. It includes 21 fixes from Samsung and more than 30 fixes from Google. While we don’t have an official changelog for the update yet, it could also include other bug fixes and stability improvements.
If you are a Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018) user in the UK, you might have already received a notification regarding the update. If not, you can manually check for the OTA update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install. You can also download the firmware from our firmware database and flash it manually. The company could roll out the update to more countries over the next few days.
Samsung had launched the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 in September 2018 with Android 8.1 Oreo. In 2019, the tablet received the Android 9 Pie update with One UI. Last year, it received the Android 10-based One UI 2 update.