Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Verizon Galaxy Note 5 Update N920VVRS3BPI1, Bringing September Security Patch

Verizon Galaxy Note 5 has receive an OTA update that bumped up its Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS to build version N920VVRS3BPI1. The said update brings the September security patches, bug fixes, and other system enhancements.

The released is still part of the monthly security maintenance to which provided by Samsung and Google. The September Security packaged is consists of approximately 65 Google security patches and provides 9  Samsung vulnerabilities and exposures. But even though the security update comes in every while, there is no any exploitation nor abuse of the said Android vulnerabilities being reported from active users by far, according to Android Security Bulletin.

Changelog details of the update build N920VVRS3BPI1

Features and or Enhancements
  • September Security Patch
  • Resolved known issues
  • Performance enhancements

Technical details:

  • Device:  Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Model number: SM-N920V
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android Security Patch Level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920VVRS3BPI1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920VVRS3BPI1

So those who got the Verizon Galaxy Note 5 at hand and did not receive the notification message yet, you folks might check the update manually. It is much better to update your precious Galaxy Note 5 from time to time. In this way, it makes your device a lot better secure.

Just do the following simple steps and you’ll update your Galaxy Note 5 in no time.

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.

Source: Verizon Galaxy Note 5 [support page]