Tuesday, November 29, 2016

AT&T Galaxy Note 5 November Android security updates N920AUCS4CPK1

AT&T Galaxy Note 5 has gotten another monthly security update that bumps its current Android OS to build version to N920AUCS4CPK1. The update is still in Android Marshmallow base, and not the much awaited Nougat update yet. It'll just brings the November package of Android device security patches and nothing more. Who knows that this might be the preparation for the upcoming Nougat update to which were already seen around the corner, and are now still in intensive testing processes.

Here are the details of the build version itself:

Update version N920AUCS4CPK1

What’s New: 
  • November Android Device Security Updates

Technical details:
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level:  November 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4CPK1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8961126
  • Build number: MMB29K. N920AUCS4CPK1

In addition to this, the November Android security updates contains 60 security patches provided by Google and 14 patches for Samsung vulnerabilities.

This is just a small update that weighs at 22 MB to download via Over-The-Air. The deployment starts on November 29,  2016 and will end up later for around 2 weeks time period.

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

  1. From the device Home screen, simply tap Apps.
  2. Tap the Settings (gear icon).
  3. Tap the System tab.
  4. Tap About device.
  5. Tap Software update.
  6. Tap Check for updates.
  7. Tap the Install button, then OK.
  8. 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.

However, if somehow the update isn’t available yet, you should also consider that the released usually take in stages and may also take into several days before it arrive in some areas. So you may have to wait and keep on checking until you’ll see the update.

[Thank's to Ted]