Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sprint Galaxy Note 5 OTA August and September Security Update N920PVPU2BPH9

Sprint Galaxy Note 5 receives the Android security patch update that covers both August and September month fixe. The security patch update is supposed to be rolled out once in every month but the August security patch haven't been released last month while the previous released is way back in July. Aside from the security patch, it also adds up some sort of improvements to the WiFi Calling Client, according to Sprint. The said update will bump the Android Marshmallow firmware  build version to N920PVPU2BPH9.


  • August and September Android/Samsung Security Patches
  • Updated WiFi Calling Client

Technical Details:

  • Device name Galaxy Note 5 (Sprint U.S.A.)
  • Model number: SM-N920P
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920PVPU2BPH9
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8463602
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920PVPU2BPH9

The update is release in stages beginning September 14 until September 20, 2016 to completely arrive on all Sprint Galaxy Note 5 users.

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 Wi-Fi network to avoid high data charges. Ensure that your device battery is recharged before performing the software  update. The phone must not have been rooted or otherwise the update may fail or it may cause a fatal error. You must fully unroot your Galaxy Note5 first 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.