Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C Stock Firmware (Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Southeast Asia)


Stock firmware for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C, to which this specific  variant is held available in Africa, Middle East, South-East Asia. The following stock firmware is covered entirely from Samsung’s official public release. It also includes the factory stock and up to date released via Over The Air (OTA) and Smart Switch for PC.

Important Note: This page will be updated from time to time if there are new sets of stock firmware Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C officially rolled out to the public.

How to check the firmware build version on Galaxy Note5?
Just simply tap on Settings > Scroll down to About Device > then tap the Software info.
Galaxy Note5 SM-N920C Firmware

Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

The latest released includes April 1, 2017 Android Security Patch Level. 

Build version Technical Details
N920CXXU3CQD1
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU3CQC3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920CXXU3CQD1
  • Released date:  20/04/2017
  • Region: Middle East, Europe, Africa
  • Firmware Download: N920C U3CQD1
N920CXXU3CQC7
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU3CQBB
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920CXXU3CQC7
  • Released date:  17/03/2017
  • Region: Middle East, Europe, Africa
  • Firmware Download: N920C U3BQC7
N920CXXU3CQC6
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU3CQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10837279
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920CXXU3CQC6
  • Released date:  25/03/2017
  • Region: Southeast Asia
  • Firmware Download: N920C U3BQC6

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware

Build version Technical Details
N920CXXS3BQA9
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU3QA1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9407408
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920CXXS3BQA9
  • Released date:  25/01/2017
  • Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
  • Firmware Download: N920C S3BQA9
N920CXXS3BQAA
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU3BQA2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9407408
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920CXXS3BQAA
  • Released date: 25/01/2017
  • Region: Europe, Middle East
  • Firmware Download: N920C S3BQAA
N920CXXS3BQAB
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU3BQA1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8848699
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920CXXS3BQAB
  • Released date: 02/02/2017
  • Region: Southeast Asia
  • Firmware Download: N920C S3BQAB

First Android Marshmallow Released Builds :

Build version Technical Details
N920CXXU2BPBA
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2BPB7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7254923
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920CXXU2BPBA
  • Released date:  03/10/2016
  • Firmware Download: N920C U2BPBA
N920CXXU2BPB6
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2BPB2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7227966
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920CXXU2BPB6
  • Released date:  02/18/2016
  • Firmware Download: N920C U2BPB6 
N920CXXU2BPC7
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2BPC1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7254923
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920CXXU2BPC7
  • Released date:  02/22/2016
  • Firmware Download: N920C U2BPC7

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Firmware Updates

Build version Technical Details
N920CXXU2APA2
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2APA2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-6268364
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU2APA2
  • Released date:  01/28/2016
  • Region: Africa
  • Firmware Download: N920C U2APA2
N920CXXU2AOK7
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2AOK5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5943515
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU2AOK7
  • Released date:  11/27/2015
  • Region: Southeast Asia
  • Firmware Download:  N920C U2AOK7 
N920CXXU2AOK6
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2AOK5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5943515
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU2AOK6
  • Released date: 11/24/2015
  • Region:  Middle East
  • Firmware Download: N920C U2AOK6
N920CXXU2AOJ5
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU2AOJ5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5943515
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU2AOJ5
  • Released date: 10/22/2015
  • Region: Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia
  • Firmware Download: N920C U1AOJ5
N920CXXU1AOI3
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU1AOI3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5412468
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU1AOI3
  • Released date:  09/09/2015
  • Region: Europe
  • Download: N920C U1AOI3
N920CXXU1AOI1
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU1AOH2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5412468
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU1AOI1
  • Released date: 09/09/2015
  • Region: Southeast Asia
  • Download: N920C U1AOI1
N920CXXU1AOH6
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU1AOH2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5412468
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU1AOH6
  • Released date: 09/03/2015
  • Region:  Europe, Africa
  • Download: N920C U1AOH6
N920CXXU1AOH4
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU1AOH3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5412468
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU1AOH4
  • Released date: 08/29/2015
  • Region:  Middle East, South East Asia
    Firmware Download: N920C U1AOH4
N920CXXU1AOH2
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU1AOH2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5412468
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU1AOH2
  • First update in SEA, Middles East and Africa.
  • Released on 08/25/2015
N920CXXU1AOGE
  • Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: N920CXXU1AOGF
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5412468
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920CXXU1AOGE
  • Initial release for pre-sales

Proper Use of the Stock firmware

  • Restore your Galaxy Note5 from any custom ROM to official firmware.
  • Unroot your Galaxy Note5 restore the device to the original state.
  • Manually upgrade – One of your last resort to get the newest software update when the time comes that OTA update and even the Smart Switch update has blocked your Galaxy Note5 when it finds out that your device has been modified.
  • Fix Soft-bricks – It will repair your Galaxy Note 5 when you ended up into bootloop, stuck at the welcome screen – carrier logo or Samsung logo. This only happens when one have just messed-up from modding the device.

[Page last updated on April 3, 2017]