Monday, March 26, 2018

2018 March Galaxy Note 5 Updates With Mobile Hotspot APN Fixes

Yet another round of updates has been making its rounds on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 recently.  These updates includes the monthly Google security fix, while other variants also received various system improvements, just like AT&T's Galaxy Note 5 that have had gotten its  Mobile hotspot APN fix alongside with the Android device security updates.

This just to let you know that the Galaxy Note 5 is still rocking these days even though it has already gotten its long time successors, the Galaxy Galaxy Note 8, and then the upcoming Galaxy Note 9.

Anyways, here are the recent updates of each  specific Galaxy Note 5 variants across the world. Just take a look at your device model numbers and make ensure that it has been updated from time to time.

AT&T Galaxy Note 5 Update (SM-N920A)

  • Device name: Galaxy Note5
  • Model number: SM-N920A
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU5ERB5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12579816
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUC55ERB5
  • Release date: Mar. 27, 2018
  • Mobile Hotspot APN fix and Android device security updates





T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 Update  (SM-N920T)

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920TUVS5ERC1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12422662
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920TUVS5ERC1
  • Release date: March 22, 2018
  • Improvements: Google security fix, and Various system improvements

Verizon  Galaxy Note 5 Update (SM-N920V)

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920VVRS3CRC1
  • Build number: NRD90M. N920VVRS3CRC1
  • Release date: March 23, 2018
  • Improvements: Android device security updates

Sprint  Galaxy Note 5 Update (SM-N920P)

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920PVPS3DRC1
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920PVPS3DRC1
  • Release date: March 24, 2018
  • Improvements: Android device security updates

Canada's  Galaxy Note 5 Updates (SM-N920W8)

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920W8VLS5CRC1
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920W8VLS5CRC1
  • Release date: March 24, 2018
  • Improvements: Android device security updates
  • Carriers: Telus, Bell, Rogers, Freedom, Videotron, and etc,

Australia, New Zealand Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920I Updates

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920IDVU4CRC1
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920IDVU4CRC1
  • Release date: March 22, 2018
  • Carriers: Vodafone, Optus, Telstra, factory unlocked,

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C Updates

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920CXXS4CRC2
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920CXXS4CRC2
  • Release date: March 25, 2018

Region: Southeast Asia


  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920CXXS4CRC1
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920CXXS4CRC1
  • Release date: March 25, 2018

How to Update Galaxy Note 5 via Over-The-Air:


Make sure your phone’s battery is fully re-charged before starting the software update. This is a must and very important part to get rid of some issues if ever the software update being interrupted due to a power failure.
  • From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for Updates.
  • If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now.
  • When the download complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install update.
  • The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.

Sources: AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Bell