Verizon Galaxy S6 Edge OTA Update to G925VVRU1AOE2, brings HD Voice, People Edge and more

Not only the Verizon Galaxy S6 got the OTA update this week but the Verizon Galaxy S6 Edge as well gets an Over-The-Air (OTA) software update treatment. The update has bumped-up the firmware version to G925VVRU1AOE2 from previous version G925VVZW1AOC3. It is still in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop  base with the new build number “LRX22G.G925VVRU1AOE2″ and not the “LRX22G.G925VVRU1AOD5″ indicated in the release note.

The  G925VVRU1AOE2 brings some major revamp as it brings several improvements, bug fixes and more feature enhancements to the device. An additional tweaks to the HD Voice screen, Google Wallet now comes pre-loaded, and the introduction of the People Edge which is exclusively for the Galaxy S6 Edge users only.  The rest of the list of bug fixes can be found on the G925VVRU1AOE2  update changelog.

Technical Details of  G925VVRU1AOE2 OTA Update:

Device name:  Galaxy S6 Edge
Model number: SM-G925V
Android version: 5.0.2

Baseband version: G925VVRU1AOE2
Kernel Version: 3.10.61-4788687
Build Number: LRX22G.G925VVRU1AOE2

Changelog of G925VVRU1AOE2 Update, addressed by Verizon:

Voice Call (HD Voice)
• ‘Add Call’ button has been moved to app bar beside MORE.
• Bluetooth button has been moved from MORE to on-screen. Voice Call
• Emergency call button has been added.
• Various call performance improvements.
• A popup message is provided of remaining time for next alarm.

• Location Icon – Location icon is now on the right side (system side) of the status bar. – Icon is static.
• Conference Calls – Hide/Show button has been added. – Mute and Speaker buttons added on-screen when manager screen is shown. – ‘Drop’ text is added to individually drop a call from conference.
• ’No Internet Connection’ pop up has been removed.
• Google Wallet is now a preload in the application tray.
• Back key now works in Facebook app.
• If the user is placed on hold while on Video call, their camera buttons will grey out.
• Rejected call and auto-rejected call icons have been updated.
• ‘Stop’ button appears on app bar while device searches for nearby bluetooth connections. Once search is complete, it changes to ‘Refresh’.

People Edge  - Visual cue for People Edge is provided in the home screen.

Verizon may send out the update in stages, and not everyone might get the update at the same time. So better check the update, by hitting your Galaxy S6 Settings>>About device>>Software update>>Check for update.

You may head-over at Verizon support page for further details about the G925VVRU1AOE2 update.