Friday, March 4, 2016

Verizon Galaxy Note5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update, 1st Released build N920VVRU2BPB2

Verizon has unleash the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on Samsung Galaxy Note5 (SM-N920V).  The latter is also the first major carrier that had just brings the Android M in the US alone.  The first build dubbed with build number N920VVRU2BPB2 is hitting Over-The-Air (OTA)  beginning March 4, 2016.   Along with the said Marshmallow update is the latest security patches and also provides the Wi-Fi Calling for HD Voice support and improvements to the Live Broadcast .

Technical details:

  • Device:  Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Model number: SM-N920V
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: February 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920VVRU2BPB2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
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  • Build number: MMB29K.N920VVRU2BPB2
  • AP: N920VVRU2BPB2
  • CP: N920VVRU2BPB2
  • CSC: N920VVZW2BPB2

Changes details:

Features and or Enhancements
  • OS upgrade to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
  • The new TouchWiz provides enhanced usability and an updated visual design.
  • Quick connect helps you easily find and connect to nearby devices and pre-connection.
  • Fingerprints are securely protected. An alternative unlock method (pattern,PIN, or password.
  • Advanced power savin mode restricts background data and extends battery life.
  • New app icons and folder designs.
  • A new search bar lets you quickly search for apps.

This update is being held available via Over-The-Air OTA update and through Verizon’s Software Upgrade Assistant.

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

The Over The Air (OTA) update requires you to connect your Galaxy Note 5 to a strong Wi-Fi network to avoid high data charges. Ensure that your device battery is fully charged before performing the software update.

From the device Home screen, simply touch Apps.
Touch the Settings (gear icon).
Touch the System tab.
Touch About device.
Touch Software update.
Touch Check for updates. It will then prompts you to the new software update.
Lastly, touch the Install button, then OK.

Support pages: [1][2]