Tuesday, December 6, 2016

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 Updates N920TUVU4DPK6, Not Nougat but still on Marshmallow

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 recives an update to build version N920TUVU4DPK6. This is not the much awaited Nougat update yet, but still on Android Marshmallow lineup. The update brings the new S cloud performance improvements, to which allows users to automatically sync the gallery items into the Samsung cloud storage. While the Android security patches is also included in this package and  now covers November 1st.

Anyway, here are the technical details about the update:

OTA Update version N920TUVU4DPK6

What’s New: 
  • Improved S Cloud performance
  • November Android device security updates

Build version details:
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level:  November 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920TUVU4DPK6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9831985
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920TUVU4DPK6

Although, this is not the Nougat update yet, but rest assured that T-Mobile and Samsung are now preparing to deliver the said update.
It has been already posted for a quite some time now at T-Mobile's support page.

The update weighs at 453 MB in file size, to which tells us that it is not just a minor OTA update. It might have something very important matter in connection with the upcoming Nougat updates.

The update is release in stages and it may take several days before it completely deployed to all T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 devices.

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.

(Thank’s to Bonnie)