Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920I Stock Firmware (Australia, New Zealand, Singapore)

Stock firmware for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920I, to which this specific  variant is held available in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. 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 Samsung Smart Switch.

Important Note: This page will be updated from time to time, if and when there are new sets of stock firmware available for the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920I.

SM-N920I Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

BUILD VERSION TECHNICAL DETAILS | CHANGES
N920IDVU3CQG2
  • Release date: 21 August  2017 (details)
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android Security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU3CQG2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920IDVU3CQG2
  • AP: N920IDVU3CQG2
  • CP: N920IDVU3CQG2
  • CSC: N920IXSA3CQG2
N920IDVU3CQF3
  • Release date: 21 July  2017 (details)
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android Security patch level: June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU3CQF3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920IDVU3CQF3
  • AP: N920IDVU3CQF3
  • CP: N920IDVU3CQF3
  • CSC: N920IXSA3CQF3
N920IDVS3CQF2
  • Release date: 21 July  2017 (details)
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android Security patch level: June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU3CQF2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920IDVS3CQF2
  • AP: N920IDVS3CQF2
  • CP: N920IDVU3CQF2
  • CSC: N920INZC3CQD3
N920IDVU3CQD3
  • Release date: 27 May  2017 (details)
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android Security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU3CQD2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920IDVU3CQD3
  • AP: N920IDVU3CQD3
  • CP: N920IDVU3CQD2
  • CSC: N920IXSA3CQD3

SM-N920I Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware

The recent Android Marshmallow updates contains and will only applies the Android Security Patches. This is part of the monthly Android security maintenance for the device, of which provided by Google and Samsung. While some updates do brings and may have new or enhanced features. But mostly the rest were general bug fixes, device stability improvements,  performance optimization, and other system enhancements.

Build version Technical Details | Changes
N920IDVS3BQA3
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: 1 January 2017
  • Baseband version: N920IDVS3BQA3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8848699
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVS3BQA3
  • Release date: 3 February 2017 (details)
  • Australia  – XSA (link)
  • Optus – OPS (link)
  • Telstra – TEL (link)
N920IDVU3BPL2
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: 1 December 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU3BPL2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8848699
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU3BPL2
  • Release date: 30 December 2016 (details)
  • Australia  – XSA (link)
  • Optus – OPS (link)
  • Telstra – TEL (link)
N920IDVU3BPJ3
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level:  1 October 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU3BPJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8848699
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU3BPJ3
  • Release date: 18 November 2016 (details)
  • Australia  – XSA (link)
  •  New Zealand  – NZC (link)
  • Optus – OPS (link)
  • Telstra – TEL (link)
  • Sparks –  TNZ (link)
N920IDVU3BPJ2
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: October 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU3BPI3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8848699
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU3BPJ2
  • Release date:  10 November 2016
  • Singapore – XSP (link)
N920IDVU2BPH2
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2BPH3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8848699
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU2BPH2
  • Release date: 20 September 2016
  • Telstra – TEL (link)
N920IDVU2BPG3
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2BPG3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8848699
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU2BPG3
  • Release date: 23 August 2016
  • Australia  – XSA (link)
  •  New Zealand – NZC (link)
N920IDVU2BPF3
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: June 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2BPE2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7417499
  • N920IDVU2BPE2
  • Build number:  MMB29K.N920IDVU2BPF3
  • Release date: 27 July 2016
  • Singapore – XSP (link)
N920IDVU2BPE3
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2BPE2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7417499
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU2BPE3
  • Release date: 6 June 2016
  • Australia – XSA (link)
N920IDVU2BPD2
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: April  2, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2BPC4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7417499
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU2BPD2
  • Release date:  2 May 2016
  • New Zealand (factory unlocked) – NZC (link)
  • Australia (unlocked) – XSA (link)
  • Optus – OPS (link)
  • Vodafone – VNZ (link)
  • Sparks – TNZ (link)
  • Papua New Guinea  – PNG (link)
  • Fiji  – VFJ (link)
N920IDVU2BPD3
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: April  2, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2BPC4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7417499
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920IDVU2BPD3
  • Release date: 25 April 2016
  • Singapore (unlocked) – XSP (link)

Lollipop Android 5.1.1 Firmware

The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop updates was ended up on December 2015 and then replaced by the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow in 2016.

Build version Technical Details | Changes
N920IDVU2AOL2
  • Features: Voice over LTE support,  Security patch update, and more.
  • Date released – 12/13/2015. (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2AOKC
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-6278982
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU2AOL2
  • Australia (Vodafone) – VAU (link)
N920IDVU2AOKA
  • Features: Android security patch update.
  • Date released – 11/02/2015. (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2AOK2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5944450
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU2AOKA
  • Australia (Telstra) – TEL (link)
N920IDVU2AOK6
  • Features: Android security patch update.
  • Date released – 11/02/2015. (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2AOK2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5944450
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU2AOK6
  •  New Zealand (factory unlocked) – NZC (link)
  • New Zealand (Vodafone) – VNZ (link)
  • New Zealand (Telecom/Sparks) – TNZ (link)
N920IDVU2AOJD
  • Features: The security of the device has been improved.
  • Released in Singapore.
  • Date released – 11/02/2015. (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2AOJ3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5944450
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU2AOJD
  • Singapore (factory unlocked) – XSP (link)
N920IDVU2AOJ4
  • Features: The stability of Call has been improved. Battery usage optimization. Improved device security.
  • Released in Australia and Singapore.
  • Released date – 10/20/2015. (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU2AOJ3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5944450
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU2AOJ4
  • Australia (factory unlocked) – XSA (link)
  • Australia (Optus) – OPS (link)
  • Australia (Vodafone) – VAU (link)
  • Singapore (factory unlocked) – XSP (link)
N920IDVU1AOH6
  • – Maintenance update. Released date – 09/03/2015 (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU1AOH2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5471438
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU1AOH6
  • Singapore (factory unlocked) – XSP (link)
N920IDVU1AOH4
  • – Maintenance update on Telstra Galaxy Note 5. Released date –  09/03/2015 (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU1AOH2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5471438
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU1AOH4
  • Australia (Telstra) – TEL (link)
N920IDVU1AOH2
  • – Maintenance updateDate released – 08/27/2015  (More info)
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU1AOH2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5471438
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920IDVU1AOH2
  • Date released – 08/27/2015
    • Australia (factory unlocked) – XSA (link)
    • Australia (Vodafone) – VAU (link)
    •  New Zealand (factory unlocked) – NZC (link)
    • New Zealand (Vodafone) – VNZ (link)
N920IDVU1AOGJ – Australia’s initial release (More info)
Details:
Android version: 5.1.1
Baseband version: N920IDVU1AOGJ
Kernel version: 3.10.61-5413190
Build number: LMY47X.LMY47X.N920IDVU1AOGJ
N920IDVU1AOGE – New Zealand’s initial release (More info)
Details:
Android version: 5.1.1
Baseband version: N920IDVU1AOGJ
Kernel version: 3.10.61-5413190
Build number: LMY47X.LMY47X.N920IDVU1AOGJ

Odin Flasher Tool & the USB Driver for Galaxy Note 5

Download Odin3_v3.11.1
Download Smart Switch to get the USB driver

What is the proper use of a stock firmware?

Stock firmware can be only be used to unroot the Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920I) if the device has been rooted and no longer receives any Software update that has officially released by Samsung itself. It can also be used to restore the Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920I) from any modified, unofficial firmware builds and return it back to the official or stock firmware.  Stock firmware can also fix the device if it suffered from soft-bricks such as boot loop, stuck at Samsung logo if one have just messed up from any modification attempt such as rooting, installing custom recoveries and any custom firmware build.

  • Restore your Galaxy Note 5 from any custom ROM to the official firmware released by Samsung itself.
  • Unroot your Galaxy Note 5 and restore it back to the original factory default state.
  • Manually upgrade – One of your last resort to get the newest software update when the time comes that the OTA update and even the Smart Switch update has blocked your Galaxy Note 5 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 – a carrier logo or Samsung logo. This only happens when one have just messed-up into any modification of the system images.

A Friendly Reminder:

This stock firmware can be used on  Australia, New Zealand and Singapore’s Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with specific model number SM-N920I only. Always use the newest stock firmware which is taken from the officially released OTA updates. You may often check this page to get the latest one. Stock firmware cannot be used to downgrade the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920I. Do not install this particular stock firmware build on top on any latest software update  as it may not work. Every new update may include a new security patches and has a “secured bootloader.” Lastly, DO NOT PLAY around these stock firmware if you don’t know how to use it.

What you’ll need to do before using the Stock firmware?

Prepare the following necessary things to keep the device as safe as possible before proceeding.

  • You must fully charged the phone before flashing the stock firmware.
  • Ensure to back up all important data stored in the device memory, to avoid data loss  if something might go wrong during the firmware flashing process.
  • Turn ON the USB debugging mode in Settings > Developer option > USB debugging.
  • Turn ON the OEM unlocking in Settings > Developer option > OEM Unlocking. This can only be found if it’s already enabled on your device but some other Galaxy Note 5 models doesn’t have this option.
  • Ensure that you installed the USB driver.
  • Extract the downloaded stock firmware.
  • Use PC as this process will not work on Mac.
  • A USB data cable to connect your Galaxy Note 5 into your computer.

How to Install/Flash a stock firmware?

  1. Open Odin3_v3.10 on your computer.
  2. Reboot your Galaxy Note 5 into download mode by pressing the Volume down,Home and Power/Lock buttons at the same time. Then press Volume up to continue.
  3. Connect your Galaxy Note 5 to the computer using the USB data cable.
  4. Load the stock firmware under Odin’s AP button. Click the AP button then select the firmware file.
  5. Wait a couple of minutes as the Odin will check the genuinity and the originality of the stock firmware file.
  6. Click the “START” button to begin flashing.
  7. Wait until the flashing completes. You will see a word PASS! when it’s done.
  8. Allow the device to reboot, it may take a longer period of time to initialize and depend on each firmware build.

[Page last updated on August 15, 2017]