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Galaxy Note 5 July Security Patch, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, International Updates (07-31-2016 Roundup)

All among the Galaxy Note 5 variants have been receiving an update for the whole month of July.  Many have asked, why there are so many updates that seems it is all the same Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS and  it doesn’t  give as much nor any changes at all.  Well, thus updates are not actually similar, it is basically the monthly security patch update for Galaxy Note 5  devices that are technically the fixes to the recently found Android vulnerabilities.

There forward, Google and Samsung will release the maintenance security packaged once in every month.  So each update plays very important role as it deals about the safety of the user’s data stored in device that might be easily exploited in no time.  But according to Android security bulletin, there are no any  reports that the said Android vulnerabilities have been exploited already. So those updates are just the extra-precautionary measures if there is an exploitation attempts happens.

So those who already receive the update from July 1 to July 31, but might still continues until the 2nd week of August, this updates are the security patches for the month of July. You might already notice that there is this thing that says, “Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016” in your phone’s system info.  Below is the list of each Galaxy Note 5 specific devices across the world.
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United States Galaxy Note 5 July Security Patch Updates

July 13, 2016: T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920T Update

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920TUVU3DPG1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-8479853
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920TUVU3DPG1
  • Release date

July 16, 2016: Verizon Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V  Update

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920VVRS2BPF4
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7194820
  • Build Number: MMB29K.N920VVRS2BPF4
July 18, 2016: AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A Update
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS2BPG1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7563702
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920AUCS2BPG1
July 27, 2016: Sprint Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920P Update
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920PVPU2BPG1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-8463602
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920PVPU2BPG1

International Galaxy Note5 July Security Patch Updates

Africa, & Middle East Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C Update

Release date: July 14, 2016

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2BPE4
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7764194
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920CXXS2BPG1

Africa, Middle East Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G Update

Release date: July 23, 2016

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920GUBU2BPE4
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-8245743
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920GUBS2BPG1

Southeast Asia Galaxy Note 5 SM-N9208 Update

There are two release builds in Asia, the first one is the N9208XXS2BPG1 and then followed by build version N9208XXS2BPG2. Though it has different build number, but it carries similar security enhancements.

Release date: July 20, 2016 

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N9208XXU2BPE3
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7980311
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N9208XXS2BPG2

Release date: July 27, 2016 

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N9208XXS2BPG1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7980311
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N9208XXS2BPG1

The Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore’s Galaxy Note 5 (model number SM-G920I) and the Canadian Galaxy Note 5 (SM-G920W8) hasn’t received the July Security patch. But it will probably receive the August security patch next month that also covers the July patches that have been skipped.

So there you have it folks. just let me know if your precious Galaxy Note 5 haven’t received the said above listed above.