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Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+ August 2017 Android Security Updates Rolling Out in Europe

Samsung has started the rolling out the monthly Android security maintenance  on Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F), Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F), and Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928F) variants. This update includes the August 2017 Android security patches.  The released has now seen available in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, and France,  and there’s no doubt that it will also starts hitting the rest of the European regions in few days.

The August 2017 security maintenance released has 50 patches for Android OS vulnerabilities and 12 for the Samsung’s owned applications.

Here the technical details of the updates, noting the released version may vary according to the device country of origin and or mobile network operator.

What’s New:

  • August 2017 Android Security Patches

Galaxy S6 Update version G920FXXU5EQH7

  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number:  SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQH7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10940776
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXU5EQH7

Galaxy S6 Update version G920FXXU5EQH6

  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number:  SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: 1 August 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQCD
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXU5EQH6

Galaxy S6 edge Update version G925FXXU5EQH6

  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge
  • Model number:  SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: 1 August 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQCD
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXU5EQH6

Galaxy S6 edge plus Update version G928FXXS3CQH1

  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number:  SM-G928F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: 1 August 2017
  • Baseband version: G928FXXU3CQD2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928FXXS3CQH1

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Again, only Samsung can decide to where and when the next deployment happens. But one thing for sure, these update will be available to the rest of the regions in Europe in the next couple of days.

So if you’ve got Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and or a Galaxy S6 edge+ and haven’t received the said updates, just make sure to keep on eyeing on it and simply update your device.

How to Update a Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+ via Over-The-Air

Ensure your battery is fully 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 complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install the update.
The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.

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