Thursday, September 10, 2015

T-Mobile Galaxy Note5 OTA N920TUVU1BOH6 Video Calling UI Updates

T-Mobile has just released an update on Galaxy Note5 (SM-N920T) that will bump the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop's baseband version to N920TUVU1BOH6. Surprisingly, the update mainly includes the Video Calling UI updates,"  according to T-Mobile. Noting that the Video Calling support has been already added to the previously released build N920TUVU1BOH4, so this N920TUVU1BOH6 update will bringing in some few tweaks  to the said feature.  Much better check the update right now, and see how's the updated Video Calling UI may look like.

The update is now available via Over-The-Air (OTA), and weighs in at 67.4MB file size. If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 5 and you haven’t yet gotten your update, you can check for it manually by heading into Settings > About device > Software update.

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.

Update your Galaxy Note 5 using your PC or Mac computer via Smart Switch

This method is always handy on some part, especially if you have missed the update and you’re left behind to the update’s scheduled dates that usually only took place and runs in weeks. You can still easily update your Galaxy Note 5 using your PC or Mac. All you need is a USB cable and then the Smart Switch firmware update tool. Smart Switch is similar to the before Kies that have been used to older devices. Also, Smart Switch has the capability to backup and restore your data in just a few clicks away.

  1. Download Smart Switch for PC and MAC computers version and then  install it on your computer.

  2. Connect your Galaxy Note 5 on your computer using the USB cable.

  3. Run Smart Switch, then wait until it recognizes the connection of the device. If the update is available it will automatically prompt you to update your device.

  4. Click on the Update button. Some other steps like on how to backup and restore your data is included in the instructions.

Again do not touch the phone like disconnecting the USB cable if the software update has started. You may need to wait much longer while updating via Smart Switch as your firmware is being served by Samsung itself. The Smart Switch firmware file is a much larger to the ones released via Over The Air but were still the same file.