Introduction to Samsung Android Security Updates

At Samsung, we take security and privacy issues very seriously and we are doing our best to respond as quickly as possible.

Securing your device and maintaining the trust you place in us is our top priority.


  • In order to meet your expectations and continue to keep our products secure, Samsung will release monthly security updates on selected Samsung devices¹.
  • Monthly security updates will include patches for Android OS related security issues released by Google, as well as, patches for Samsung-specific security issues.
  • We encourage our users to keep their devices and apps up to date.

Models for Monthly Updates¹:

  • Galaxy S series (S7, S7 edge, S7 Active, S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge, S6 Active, S5, S5 Active)
  • Galaxy Note series (Note 5, Note 4, Note edge)
  • Galaxy A series (A5x)

¹ Models list may vary depending on regions and carriers.

  Samsung plans to expand the monthly updates to extended models in other regions and carriers in the near future.