Canadian Galaxy S6 5.1.1 update

Rogers Galaxy S6 Getting 5.1.1 Update to Build G920W8VLU2BOI6, Bringing VoLTE Support

Rogers Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G9208) 5.1.1 update to build G920W8VLU2BOI6 has started rolling out. Fortunately,  this is the 3rd build that had to release in Canada. Noting that the first 5.1.1 update was released earlier last month, dubbed with build number G920W8VLU2BOH8 but it wasn’t successful enough and have had taken back by Samsung due to the data freezing issues found in it.

In addition, the other day’s roll out was on build G920W8VLU2BOI1 but only select Canadian carriers have had released the latter.

Here are the Technical details of the 5.1.1 update build G920W8VLU2BOI6.

  • Device name: Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920W8
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920W8VLU2BOI6
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-5635704
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G920W8VLU2BOI6
  • SE for Android Status Enforcing
  • APG920W8VLU2BOI6
  • CSC G920W8OYA2BOI6
  • CP G920W8VLU2BOI6
  • Build date: September 12, 2015

This update is now seeding on Rogers and Fido Solutions Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920W8) as the update mainly equipped with the Voice-over-LTE VoLTE and Video calling support. Also, noting that Rogers Galaxy S6 now supports the VoLTE but might as well also available to its subsidiaries such as Fido.

The other update was to build G920W8VLU2BOI1 and only rolled out to Wind, Videotron, and Eastlink’s Galaxy S6 owners.

  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920W8VLU2BOI1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-5739272
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G920W8VLU2BOI1
  • SE for Android Status Enforcing
  • AP G920W8VLU2BOI1
  • CSC G920W8OYA2BOI1
  • CP G920W8VLU2BOI1
  • Build date: Septemeber 03, 2015

Features: 

The update details only showed the standard notification message, telling you that the update includes some security enhancements, improved the users Interface and further improvements to performance and more.

S6 G920W8VLU2BOI6

But for those  whom already got the 5.1.1 update on September 03, you may have already noticed some changes and features that hasn’t been technically addressed in the changelog such as the following:

  • A security patch to which an address to the Stagefright vulnerability in picture and video messaging (SMS).
  • Redesigned Apps icons, taken from Galaxy Note 5 which has a rounded corner.
  • Live Broadcasting.
  • The rests are some  enhancements to Apps drawer, camera, audio and more.

However, Bell and Telus might also follow this coming couple of days, but it is still unclear to which 5.1.1 build they are about to release.  We’ll just update this post when that time comes around.

The update build G920W8VLU2BOI6 5.1.1 is now seen via Samsung Smart Switch and might as well gradually started to roll out via Over-The-Air (OTA).  So make sure to check the update right now if you haven’t received the notification message yet, by simply  hitting your device Settings > About device > Software update > Check for Update.

[Thank’s to Mia!]

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