Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 gets access to May 2021 security update

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The Galaxy Tab A7 is among the most popular tablets from Samsung right now, thanks to its impressive build, large display, and stereo speakers. After Galaxy Tab A7’s success during the COVID-19 pandemic due to remote learning growth, Samsung released the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite a few days ago. Now, the company has released a new security update to the Galaxy Tab A7.

The LTE version of the Galaxy Tab A7 (SM-T505) is getting a new software update in various European markets mentioned in the list below. The latest software, which bears firmware version T505XXU3BUF2, brings the May 2021 security patch to the tablet. The update includes dozens of fixes from Google and 23 fixes from Samsung.

  • Austria
  • Baltic Countries
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Nordic Countries
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Southeast Europe
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • The Netherlands
  • The UK

If you are a Galaxy Tab A7 LTE user in any of the countries or regions mentioned above, you can check for the update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install on your tablet. You can also download the latest firmware file meant for your device from our firmware database and flash it manually.

More countries worldwide could get the new software update for the Galaxy Tab A7 over the next few days. The device was launched with Android 10 on board, but it received the Android 11 update two months ago.


  • Model: SM-T505
  • Dimensions: Tablet: 157.4 x 247.6 x 7 mm
  • Display: 10.4 inch / 264.16 mm TFT
  • CPU: Snapdragon 662
  • Camera: 8MP

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