Tuesday, September 15, 2015

AT&T Galaxy Note 5 OTA Update to Build N920AUCU1AOH5, Bringing Device Security Improvements

AT&t has started pushing an update on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N910A) to which bumping the build to N920AUCU1AOH5. The latter is the first OTA update to which still base in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS. The N920AUCU1AOH5 update was built to mainly brings the "Device Security Improvements," according to AT&T's addressed changelog details. Furthermore, the initial changelog did not mentioned any further details but it might also have some other few enhancements and new improvements along with it.

Here is the summarization of the N920AUCU1AOH5 update:
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU1AOH5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5554916
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920AUCU1AOH5
  • Update includes "Device security improvements"
  • File size: 84MB

The update file size is pretty small and just weighs at 84 MB, and it's rolling out via Over-The-Air OTA update only. So better check the update if you haven't  received any software update notification yet from AT&T.  The N920AUCU1AOH5 is an update to the initial release build N920AUCU1AOGG, the factory-shipped firmware.

How to update Galaxy Note 5 via Over The Air (OTA Update)

The Over The Air (OTA) update requires you to connect your Galaxy Note 5 to a Wi-Fi network to ease your burden on high data charges.
  • From the device Home screen, simply tap Apps.
  • Tap the Settings (gear icon).
  • Tap the System tab.
  • Tap About device.
  • Tap Software update.
  • Tap Check for updates.
  • Tap the Install button, then OK.

Wait until the phone completely reboot before touching it. It may reboot (turn on and off) multiple times as the update might still at its finalization stage.
If the update is available, it will just prompt you the update’s technical details including on how to download and install it. If somehow the update isn’t available yet, it will also tell you that that your device software is up to date. However, even if the update is already rolled out and you’ve already knew that it is officially released in your country and or network provider, you should also consider that the released usually take in stages and may also take days before it arrives on some areas. So you may have to wait and keep on checking until you get the update.

Source: AT&T Note 5 support page [doc]