Showing posts with label August security patch update. Show all posts
Showing posts with label August security patch update. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

August 2017 Android Security Updates Hitting Galaxy Note5 N920C/N920G

For those who owns the Galaxy Note5 particularly the SM-N920C and SM-N920G models, there's a new update heading on its way for your devices. These updates are still part of Samsung and Google's monthly Android Security Maintenance Release (SMR)  that will now bump up both Galaxy Note 5's Android Security Patch Level to August 1, 2017.

In addition, the update will start to hit the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia. While similar thing will also happens to the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G owners in Latin America, and select regions in Asia.

The rolling out starts on August 30, so make sure to keep an eye of this update of which will arrive shortly for a couple of days.

Here are the technical details of each release version according to the Galaxy Note5 model number, and receiving regions.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Verizon Galaxy Note5 Update to version N920VVRS3CQH1, August 2017 Security Patches

Verizon has just rolled out an update brings the August 2017 Android security patches on their own Galaxy Note5.  The update is still part of the monthly Android security maintenance of which has now bumped the device Android Security Patch Level  to August 1, 2017.

Changes: Android Device  Security Updates - 2017-08-01

  • Device name: Galaxy Note5
  • Model number: SM-N920V
  • Android version7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920VVRS3CQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920VVRS3CQH1
  • Release date: August 28, 2017

This type of Android OS update only weighs at approximately 20 MB in file size so it looks like it doesn't takes much time to install in the device,
So again, if you've got a Verizon Galaxy Note5 and yet haven't receive the update's notification message.  Just simply hit that software update button in your device. From the device Home screen simply tap Apps > Settings > About device > Check for Updates.




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.
  • One the phone reboots, you may head back to Settings > About device to double-check if you’ve successfully updated your Galaxy Note 5.

source: Verion Note5 support page

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Galaxy Note5 Gets August 2017 Security Updates in Canada

An Over-The-Air (OTA) monthly Android Security Maintenance update is heading it way on Galaxy Note 5 in Canada. The update is said to bring the August 1, 2017 Android security patch level, while bumping the device recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version  N920W8VLS4CQH1.

The August 2017 Android security update contains 50 patches for vulnerabilities found on Android OS. While Samsung also around 12 patches for their own application vulnerabilities.

In addition, this update is now the 4th Android 7.0 Nougat landed on the Canadian variants of the Galaxy Note5. This release version are being deployed on all major and minor Canadian carriers Galaxy Note5, including Bell, Rogers, Freedom, Fido, Videotron, Sasktel, Virgin-Mobile, and MTS.

Here are the details:

What’s New
  • August 2017 Android security patches
  • Resolved known issues
  • General system enhancements

Technical details:


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920W8VLS4CQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10942903
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920W8VLS4CQH1
  • AP: N920W8VLS4CQH1
  • CP: N920W8VLS4CQH1
  • CSC: N920W8OYA4CQH1

Previous update version:
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920W8VLS4CQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10942903
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920W8VLS4CQG1
  • AP: N920W8VLS4CQG1
  • CP: N920W8VLS4CQG1
  • CSC: N920W8OYA4CQG1



Friday, August 25, 2017

AT&T Galaxy Note5 Receiving August 2017 Security Updates, Bumped to version N920AUCS4EQH1

AT&T Has pushed the monthly Android security updates on Galaxy Note5.  THis time around, the update has bumped up the latter's Android Security Patch level to August 1, 2017.  The update has also moved the device recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version N920AUCS4EQH1 from N920AUCS4EQG1.

Changes: Android Device  Security Updates


  • Device name: Galaxy Note5

  • Model number: SM-N920A

  • Android version7.0 (Nougat)

  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2017

  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQH1

  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541

  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQH1

  • Release date: August 25, 2017

The Over-The-Air OTA update weighs at 18.4MB in file size so it looks like it doesn't takes much time to install the said  update.
So again, if you've got a AT&T Galaxy Note5 and wants to take the update, just simply hit that software update button in your device. From the device Home screen simply tap Apps > Settings > About device > Check for Updates.


Thursday, August 25, 2016

AT&T Galaxy Note 5 August Security Patch Update N920AUCS3BPH4

AT&T Galaxy Note 5  has started getting the August Security patch update.  It's just a small OTA update and nothing any major changes, but it carries the new Google and Samsung security patches for both Android and Samsung vulnerabilities.  It comes as build version N920AUCS3BPH4 and weighs at just around 33.5 MB in size. Like I said it's one of the smallest OTA update I ever seen.

What's New:
- Android device security updates

Release build version:
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security Patch Level (SPL): August 1, 2016
  • Baseband Version: N920AUCS3BPH4
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7563702 dpi@SWDD6919 #1 Wed Aug 10 12:41:02 KST 2016
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920AUCS3BPH4