Friday, September 25, 2015

Verizon Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V Receives Security Patch Update to Build N920VVRU2AOGJ

Verizon is sending its first OTA update on the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920V). The update will bump up the latter's Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS to N920VVRU2AOGJ from its initial build N920VVRU2AOGI. The update primarily adds the new security patch for Exynos chipset vulnerability.  Therefore, it's only a minor incremental update to which mainly address the recent bug (Stagefright) vulnerability but also brings additional improvements to the device performance.

While some other US carrier's Galaxy Note 5 has also been receiving the same update, but somehow only Verizon's Galaxy Note 5 that did not include a new feature like the Samsung Pay. Only knowing that Verizon is not part and tied up with the new mobile payment in the United States. But anyhow, Verizon Galaxy Note 5 do still have the other mobile payment like the Android Pay.

Here's what the technical details says about the update build N920VVRU2AOGJ;
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920VVRU1AOGJ
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5337315
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920VVRU1AOGJ

Features / Enhancements:
  • Android Security Patch

The Android Security Patch is just the initial changelog details and we couldn't confirm any other fixes like the wireless charging issues that have been reported by some users. So to those who are rocking the Verizon Galaxy Note 5, you folks might better check the update manually and take a look for a while how the device perform once the update has made.

To update via Over-The-Air (OTA), it may require you to connect your Galaxy Note 5 to a Wi-Fi network to  get rid of 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.

Source: Verizon Note5 support page