Friday, October 30, 2015

Sprint Galaxy Note 5 OTA Update N920PVPU2AOJ6, Enables Gear Virtual Reality and Android for Work Support

Sprint has just released another  OTA update to build N920PVPU2AOJ6 for the Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-N920P). The latter is now the second Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) update next to the previous released build N920PVPU1AOI6. According to Sprint, the N920PVPU2AOJ6 update is added with Android for Work and the Gear Virtual Reality (VR) support. In addition, this OTA update also bring the new Google Security patches.

Technical details of the OTA update build N920PVPU2AOJ6

  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920PVPU2AOJ6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920PVPU2AOJ6

Features/Enhancements: Samsung Galaxy  Note 5 software update - version N920PVPU2AOJ6
  • Additional brand support
  • Google Security Patches
  • Support for additional Gear VR features
  • Support for Android for Work (AfW)
  • Enhanced support for the Samsung keyboard accessory
  • Updated Samsung Knox to version 2.5.1
  • Other general fixes

The update will be rolling out in phases, so it simply means that not everyone will receive the update at the same time. The roll out starts on October 31st and it ends up until on the 15th of November. It being is held available via Over-The-Air OTA update only, and have not to be seen yet via Smart Switch fir PC.

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

The Over The Air (OTA) update requires you to connect your Galaxy Note 5 to a WiFi network to ease you on high data charges.

Make sure to recharge your phone. A power failure may interrupt the updating progress. If necessary, you may also create a backup copy of all of your important files stored in the phone's memory, so that if something might went wrong during the update process your files is in safe place already.  You may also need to perform a factory reset if you want a cleaner and a much fresher firmware installation. This process  will help out to get rid of  some lag issues once the new update has made.
  • 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 prompt you the update’s technical details including on how to download and install it. If somehow the update isn’t available yet, you may have to wait and keep on checking later on until you get the update.

Source: Sprint community [support page]