Canadian Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Update to (VLU2AOG2), No 5.1.1 yet but a Stagefright fix

Stagefright fixes to all Canadian Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners has rolled out. The Galaxy S6 (SM-G920W8) update comes with build version G920W8VLU2AOG2, while the Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925W8) on the other hand, gets the G925W8VLU2AOG2 build version.  The update is not the Android 5.1.1 yet but still base on Android 5.0.2 just like the ones on previous updates. The update only brings the said Google’s security patches to addressed the said (“Stagefright”) vulnerabilities inside the Android OS.

The Stagefright has just recently discovered that allows attackers to take over a device when it’s rigged with a malware-ridden MMS video. So every Android devices that were prone to the said bug will going to receive the same treatment to ensure that every device is safe from the aforementioned security flaws.

Technical details of the (VLU2AOG2) 5.0.2 Update:

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920W8)
Android version: 5.0.2
Baseband version: G920W8VLU2AOG2
Kernel Version: 3.10.61-4808800
Build Number: LRX22G.G920W8VLU2AOG2

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge  (SM-G925W8)
Android version: 5.0.2
Baseband version: G925W8VLU2AOG2
Kernel Version: 3.10.61-4808800
Build Number: LRX22G.G925W8VLU2AOG2
This software update includes:

  • Android OS Security Enhancements (Stagefright)

The update is sent out via Over-The-Air (OTA) update with a hefty file size of 363.13MB to download. The is update is held available to all Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge from all major Canadian carriers such Rogers, Telus, Rogers, Wind and even the subsidiary networks like Fido, Koodo, and among other else. You may try to manually check the update’s availability if you did not receive the notification message yet, just simply tap on your phone’s Settings> About device> Software update> Check for update.