Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ October 2017 Android Security PatchUpdates

Updated on December 4, 2017: Added all updates that still includes the October 2017 Android security patches but has just been recently rolled out for unknown reasons.

Here comes the October 2017 Android Security Patch Updates on Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+. These updates includes the Blueborne Security Patches for all phones that are vulnerable when they’re connected to a Bluetooth device.

Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ Updates in United States


Some major US carriers has  manage to unleashed the October 2017 security updates much earlier than the usual release schedule.  Verizon has made to the first spot to released the Blueborne security patch. Then followed by AT&T and Sprint, and then Samsung US itself also released the said  updates for the factory unlocked variants of the Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+.  For some reasons the  T-Mobile  Galaxy S6, S6 edge hasn't made any movements yet, but the Galaxy S6 edge got an update. So we'll assume that they might as well deploys the October and November 2017 security updates till the end of November.

Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge plus Updates in United States


Here are the recap of of each release build version according to each specific US carriers and each of the Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ model numbers.

Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ September 2017 Android Security Patch Updates

Here's another round of Android Security Updates that has recently release on the Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and the S6 edge plus.  This time, we're rounding up the September 2017 Security Maintenance Release package that includes patches from Google and Samsung.

Compared to last month released (August 2017 Security updates) delivery was right on time, there is bit delay into this month's distribution.  While some have already been rolled out as early as we've expected. But some specific carriers and model variants of the Galaxy S6 , S6 edge, and S6 edge Plus hasn't got  any updates yet.

So lets take a closer look of which Galaxy S6 and S6 edge plus that has gotten the September 2017 Android security updates.

Galaxy S6, S6 edge S6 edge+ Updates in United States


Verizon is the first carrier in the US whom delivered the September 2017 Android Security updates on their Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ flagship models.  The update dubbed as Blueborne Security Patch Update of which primarily contains patches to Bluetooth vulnerabilities.

Blueborne Security Patch Updates Hitting Verizon Galaxy S6, S6edge, and S6 edge Plus

Verizon has recently released an update for Galaxy S6, S6edge, and S6 edge Plus dubbed as Blueborne Security Patch.

The Galaxy S6 bumps up to version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQI1, while the Galaxy S6 edge will also move to version NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQI1, and the Galaxy S6 edge+ (Plus) to version NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQI2.

Galaxy S6 & S6 edge August 2017 Android Security Updates Roundup 08-31-2017

Here comes the end of August 2017, and September approaches too past.  That means another batch of the monthly Android security updates were making its rounds on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge users all over the world.

In this post, we are rounding up each particular Galaxy S6 and S6 edge variants that has received the said August 2017 Android Security Updates provided by Google and Samsung itself.

Anyways, the August 2017 monthly Security Maintenance Release (SMR) includes 51  patches on Google Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), and 12 patches on Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE).

This is the screenshot of the August 2017 security patches list, according to Samsung's Android Security Bulletin.


August 2017 Android Security Updates Hitting Verizon Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+

Verizon has just released an update on Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and the S6 edge+. The update is said to bring the monthly Android security patches of which basically bumps up the said phones Android Security Patch Level to August 1, 2017. According to big red's announcements, the Over-The-Air updates will begin shortly on August 28, and might only last in just a couple of days, since these updates were just part of Samsung and Google's monthly Android Security Maintenance Release (SMR).

The Verizon Galaxy S6 (SM-G920V) variants will receive an update dubbed as version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQH1. Similar thing happens to the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925V) of which will also move to version NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQH1. While on the other hand, the Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928V) variant will also bump up to version NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQH1.

Here are the technical details to the device updates;

What's New: Android Security Patch Level: 2017-08-01

Verizon Galaxy S6 Update version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQH1


  • Device name: Galaxy S6

  • Model number:  SM-G920V

  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2017

  • Android version: 7.0

  • Baseband version: G920VVRS4DQH1

  • Kernel version: 3.10.61

  • Build number: NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQH1

  • CP: G920VVRS4DQH1

  • CSC: G920VVZW4DQH1

  • CP: G920VVRS4DQH1

Canada's Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edgeplus Receiving August 2017 Android Security Updates

Canadian owners of the Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and the S6 edge+ has started receiving the monthly Android security updates. It is bundled and are still based in the recent Android 7.0 Nougat.  But this time, the said updates includes the August 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

In addition, among all major Canadian carriers, Bell's Galaxy S6, S6 and the S6 edge+ support pages has now updated to show the information about the release.  But other carriers such Telus, Rogers, and the rest might also have their own release schedules.


August 2017 Android Security Patches Pushed on AT&T Galaxy S6, S6 edge,S6 edge+, and S6 active

The monthly Android Security Patches are now making its rounds on AT&T Galaxy S6, S6 Active, S6 edge, and the Galaxy S6 edge+. Since we are now in late August, we've already expected that these will only bumped the said devices Android Security Patch Level to August 1, 2016.

This is basically just small OTA update, as  each device update only clocks at 17 MB in file size.  So it wouldn't take too long to update the device at a right time.

What's new: Android Device Security Updates - August 1, 2017

AT&T's Galaxy S6 Update version G920AUCS6EQH1


  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920V
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQH1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQH1

AT&T's Galaxy S6 edge Update version G925AUCS6EQH1


  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925V
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925AUCS6EQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925AUCS6EQH1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G925AUCS6EQH1


AT&T's Galaxy S6 edge+ Update version G928AUCS4EQH1


  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G928A
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928AUCS4EQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928AUCS4EQH1


AT&T's Galaxy S6 active Update version G890AUCS6DQH1


  • Device: Galaxy S6 active SM-G890A
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G890AUCS6DQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G890AUCS6DQH1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G890AUCS6DQH1


So if you’ve got a AT&T Galaxy S6, S6 active, S6 edge, and S6 edge+, you can manually check for a software update by going into Settings > About device> Check for an Update.

How to update a Galaxy S6, S6 active, S6 edge, and 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.

source: AT&T S6 (here), S6 edge (here), S6 active (here), S6 edge+ (here) support pages.

August 2017 Security Updates Hitting Galaxy S6 G920I and S6 edge G925I in Asia Regions

Owners of the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920I) and S6 edge (SM-G925I) are now started receiving monthly Android security maintenance in select regions in Asia. Samsung has started the rolling out the August 2017 Security Updates on the said Galaxy S6 variants. The update has now making its way in India, Nepal, Bagladesh, and Sri Lanka. While other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America regions that also shares the same Galaxy S6  models might also follow soon.

Again, the update will only bump up the Galaxy S6 G920I and S6 edge G925I Android security patch level to August 1, 2017.  The Galaxy S6 will move its recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version G920IDVS3FQH2. While the Galaxy S6 edge will also get the update version G925IDVS3FQH2.

Here goes the following details on each device updates;

What's New:

  • August 2017 Android Security Patches

Galaxy S6 G920I Update version G920IDVS3FQH2


  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number:  SM-G920I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Baseband version: G920IDVU3FQF4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11574363
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920IDVS3FQH2
  • Android security patch level: 1 August 2017

Galaxy S6 edge  G925I Update version G925IDVS3FQH2

  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge
  • Model number:  SM-G925I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Baseband version: G925IDVU3FQF4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11574363
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925IDVS3FQH2
  • Android security patch level: 1 August 2017

Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+ August 2017 Android Security UpdatesRolling 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.

Sprint Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ July 2017 Security Updates

If you owned a Sprint Galaxy S6 or a S6 edge and S6 edge+ then you must have or about to received a new software update notification. Sprint is sending out the monthly security update that brings the July 2017 Android security patches. It's basically just a security patches that brings no other changes to the said devices recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS.

The update will move the Sprint Galaxy S6 (SM-G920P) current Android 7.0 Nougat to version G920PVPU4DQG4 from G920PVPS4DQF1.  Same goes to the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925P) that will also bump to Nougat version G925PVPU4DQG4 from G925PVPS4DQF1. While on the other hand, the Galaxy S6 edge+  (plus SM-G928P) to Nougat version G928PVPU3DQG2 from its previous released version G928PVPS3DQF1.

Verizon Galaxy S6 an S6 edge Receiving Updates that fixes ringback tone playback and July 2017 security patches

Verizon is sending out an update on Galaxy S6 (G920V) and the Galaxy S6 edge (G925V) that looks similarly to the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928V update few weeks ago.  This time, there a bundle of some fixes that includes in the update. According to Verizon, this release version brings fixes ringback tone playback to non-Verizon Wireless phones, and applies the latest security patches. The security patches they mentioned is basically the June 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

Here are the update details;

What's New:

• Latest Android security patches
• Fixes ringback tone playback to non-Verizon Wireless phones

Technical details:

Galaxy S6 SM-G920V (Verizon) Update version NRD90M.G920VVRU4DQF3


• Device name: Galaxy S6
• Model number: SM-G920V
• Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
• Android security patch level: June 1, 2017
• Baseband version: G920VVRU4DQF3
• Kernel version: 3.10.61
• Build number: NRD90M.G920VVRU4DQF3
• AP: G920VVRU4DQF3
• CP: G920VVRU4DQF3
• CSC: G925VVZW4DQF3
• Release date: August 11, 2017

Galaxy S6 SM-G920I and S6 edge SM-G925I Receiving July 2017 Security Updates in India and Latin America

A month ago the Galaxy S6 SM-G920I and Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925I 4G LTE variant has received the June security updates. This time around another update are about to hit the said devices in India, including the rest of select countries in Asia and Latin America region.

This update update will bump up the Galaxy S6 SM-G920I and S6 edge SM-G925I Android security patch level to July 1, 2017.  The Galaxy S6 G920I will get the Android 7.0 Nougat update version G920IDVU3FQG2 in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.  While in Latin America, we've spooted an update version G920IDVU3FQG1 heading in Argentina and Columbia. On the other hand, the Galaxy S6 edge G925I also gets an update to version G925IDVU3FQG2 from G925IDVS3FQEC in Asia.

Here are the update details:

What’s New:

  • Android Security Patch Updates
  • Various system improvements

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ July Security Updates with Various systemimprovements

Just right around 10 days after the last update landed on T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, here comes another release build heading on its way.  It's seems the updates is something very similar to the previous released as the latter will also brings  various system improvements for the said device.  Even though, this update is launch in the month of August, so  we've speculated that this might be the August 2017 security update.  But however, the update still covers the July 2017 Android security patches.

The new update for T-Mobile’s Galaxy S6 edge+ is version G928TUVU4EQG3.  This release build includes the July 1, 2017 security patch level, like the previous update version G928TUVS4EQG1.

Here's the update details;

What's New:

  • Various system improvements

Details:

  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number:  SM-G928T
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928TUVU4EQG3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928TUVU4EQG3
  • Release date: August 1, 2017
T-Mobile has also made an announcement found on their Galaxy S6 edge+ support page  to show that this update is officially release  beginning August 1, 2017.

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F/G928C/G928G July 2017 Security Updates

As we already posted about the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F) and S6 edge (SM-G925F) international variants on its  July 2017 security updates.  This time, we are also rounding up the security updates that has landed on Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F,  including the SM-G928C, and SM-G928G models in the month of July.

Note: You can check the following details in your Galaxy S6 edge+ settings. From Home screen > Apps > Settings > About phone.
If the details in your device matched up with one of the updates then that means that your device is already updated.  But if not, you can also update your device manually.

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F July 2017 Security Updates


First, we have to tackle the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F updates. As this specific device has received various updates in the European territories.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920F & S6 edge SM-G925F July 2017 Security Updates Roundup 7/1/2017-7/31/2017

Yet another month passed by, and so does another round of Android security updates has landed on Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F and the Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F across the globe. These updates solely brings the Android security patches that covers the month of July.

In this post, we are rounding up each updates to take a look back of which countries and or mobile network operators whom received and released an updates in July.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920F Updates in Europe

The following updates were the ones we've seen released in Europe region for the past couple of weeks. Some of these updates are gradually available until August 2017 in various countries.

Update build NRD90M.G920FXXS5EQG1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: 1 July 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQCD
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXS5EQG1
  • Carrier: Factory unlocked Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom

AT&T Galaxy S6 edge Plus July 2017 Security Updates Rolling Out

Following AT&T's released of the July 2017 security updates  on Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 active  last week.  This time, AT&T's is pushing the same treatment for the Galaxy S6 plus (SM-G928A). According to AT&T, a new update will be hitting the Galaxy S6 edge+ that will bump up its recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version G928AUCS4EQG1 from previous release version G928AUCS4EQF1.

The update only weighs at 22MB in file size, and there is no doubts that it only brings the said July 2017 security updates.

Here are the details:
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928AUCS4EQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928AUCS4EQG1
  • Previous versions required: G928AUCS4EQF1

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Receiving Updates with Various System Improvements

A week earlier, T-Mobile has released an update on Galaxy S6 and S6 edge that includes the July security updates.  This time, another round of updates will be hitting on the said devices.  This update will now bring various system improvements, according to T-Mobile's announcement. It's basically means that the update includes fixes to found issues, improvements to the device performance, battery life optimizations, and general system enhancements.

Here are the details:

What’s New:

  • Various System Improvements

The details: 

Update build G925TUVU5FQG3 for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920TUVU5FQG3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920TUVU5FQG3

Update build G925TUVU5FQG3 for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925T

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925TUVU5FQG3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925TUVU5FQG3

So if you've got a T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge and may have been updated to the previous release version and you've also  found out some  issues, then you must update your device now.

Verizon Galaxy S6 edge+ Receives an Update to Improved Voice over Wi-Ficalls

If you owns a Verizon galaxy S6 edge+ and have had experienced unwanted dropped on Voice over Wi-Fi calls, then you must update your device now. According to big red, a new update is coming to all Galaxy S6 edge+ users beginning July 27, 2017. This update includes several improvements and fixes, including  to minimize the dropped problem on Voice over Wi-Fi calls, fixes issue that was preventing you from adding the Google search app while the device is in Easy Mode, and the notification for no app space when adding an app icon or widget to the Home screen.

In addition, the said  update also includes and applies the latest Android security patches. It basically contains the June 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

Here are the technical details:

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928VVRU3CQF3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928VVRU3CQF3

What's New:


This software update brings the latest Android security patches and the following improvements:
  • Add Google search app in Easy Mode: Fixed an issue that was preventing you from adding the Google search app while the device is in Easy Mode.
  • Improved Voice over Wi-Fi calls: Fixed issues to reduce dropped Voice over Wi-Fi calls.
  • Notification for no app space: If you're trying to add an app icon or widget to the Home screen and there is no space, you'll receive a popup notification that there is no space, instructing you to place the app on a different home screen

AT&T Galaxy S6 Active Receives July 2017 Security Updates

Following the rolling out of the July 2017 Android security updates on AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge few days earlier. This time around, its time for the AT&T Galaxy S6 active (SM-G890A) users to receive a very similar treatment. Today, AT&T has officially release an update dubbed as build version G890AUCU6DQG1, weighing at 23MB in file size. The latter brings none other than the July 1, 2017 Android security patches.

Here are the details:

What's new:

  • Android device security updates

The details:


  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G890AUCU6DQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G890AUCS6DQG1

Telus, Bell, Rogers Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ Receiving July 2017 Security Updates

Way back in April, Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ has gotten its Android 7.0 Nougat updates.  Two months after, another Nougat update had been released that brings the June 2017 Android security patches. This time around, Canadian carriers are also started pushing another security updates for the month of July 2017.  Again, these updates brings nothing any new features to the earlier Android 7.0 Nougat, but it only applies the latest Android Security Maintenance Release (SMR).

Among all major Canadian carriers such as Telus, Bell, and Rogers, has started the rolling out of the said July 2017 security  updates. While the rest of all Canadian mobile network providers, including the factory unlocked version will also get the same treatment anytime soon.

Here are the details:

What's New: Android Security Patches

Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 Update build G920W8VLS5DQG1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920W8VLS5DQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094681
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920W8VLS5DQG1
  • AP: G920W8VLS5DQG1
  • CP: G920W8VLS5DQG1
  • CSC: G920W8OYA5DQG1

AT&T Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Receiving July 2017 Security Updates

Another Over-The-Air OTA update has now being pushed on AT&T Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.  AT&T Galaxy S6 and S6 edge users will receives an about 22MB software update beginning July 25, 2017, according to AT&T. These updates were to bring another doze of the Android device security updates of which basically means that it has the July 2017 Android security patches. The Galaxy S6 will move its Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version G920AUCS6EQG1. While the Galaxy S6 edge on the other hand, will also bump up to version G925AUCS6EQG1.

Here's the technical details;

What’s New:

  • Android device security updates

Details:


AT&T SAMSUNG Galaxy S6 SM-G920A Update
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQG1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQG1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS6EQF1

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ Got an Update with Various System Improvements

Way back in May, T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ has gotten its Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade.  Last month, the device receives some fixes to the intermittent call failure for select users. Now another round of Nougat update dubbed as build number G928TUVS4EQG1, will be hitting the Galaxy S6 edge+ users starting on June 201, 2017.

The update includes some various system improvements, according to T-Mobile. But while sneaking around the build details, the update also contain the July 1, 2017 security update.

We also keep eyeing on the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) and the Galaxy S6 edge  (SM-G925T) variants,  but yet it seems like there ain’t no signs of Nougat update as of this time being.

Here are the details:

What's New:

  • Various system improvements

Details:

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928TUVS4EQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928TUVS4EQG1
  • Release date: July 20, 2017

So if you’ve got a T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+, you can manually check for a software update by going into Settings > About device> Check for an Update.

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Receives July 2017 Security Updates

Earlier in June, T-Mobile has rolled the Android 7.0 Nougat updates on Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.  This time around a new update is being pushed of which has the monthly Android security maintenance updates.

A new software update for Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) dubbed as build number G920TUVS5FQG1 and for the Galaxy S6 edge  (SM-G925T) with build number G925TUVS5FQG1 will be hitting on both devices this week. These releases contain the monthly security update to which basically bumps up the said devices Android security patch level to July 1, 2017.

So if you’ve got a T-Mobile Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, you can manually check for a software update by going into Settings > About device> Check for an Update.

Here goes the update details:

What's New:


  • Security update

Update build G920TUVS5FQG1 for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920TUVS5FQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920TUVS5FQG1

Update build G920TUVS5FQG1  for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925T


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925TUVS5FQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925TUVS5FQG1

Galaxy S6 edge+ June 2017 Android Security Updates

Here's the monthly roundup of the Galaxy S6 edge+ updates for the month of June 2017.  The following lists covers almost all Galaxy S6 edge+ models across the globe.  Bear in mind that all updates have a unique released build numbers, and it depends in the Galaxy S6 edge+ model number, country  or region, and the mobile network providers.  So just take a look around if your precious Galaxy S6 edge+ has already gotten one of the following updates.

Galaxy S6 edge+ Updates in United States


We've spotted several updates in United States for the Galaxy S6 edge+. However, there is one particular carrier hasn't had any signs of movements yet.

Sprint Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928P Update


  • Carrier: Sprint
  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G928P
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928PVPS3DQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928PVPS3DQF1
  • Release date: June 27, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates

Galaxy S6 edge May/June 2017 Android Security Maintenance Updates

In this post,  we are rounding up a lists of Galaxy S6 edge Android OS updates. This time around we covered the month of June 2017, so you can take a good picture of which one got an update or otherwise did not. Basically, the June updates contains the monthly Android Security Maintenance updates to which has bumped the Galaxy S6 edge devices Android security patch level to June 1, 2017, while there were still some that are getting the May's security releases.

United States Galaxy S6 edge Updates


The following Galaxy S6 edge devices are receiving May and June 2017 Android Security Maintenance Updates in the United States.

AT&T  Samsung Galaxy S6 edge  Updates


AT&T is fully aware of  the monthly Android security updates, and they are always on the right track. Here goes their June releases on Galaxy edge.

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925A (AT&T) Update build NRD90M.G925AUCS6EQF1


  • Region: United States
  • Carrier: AT&T
  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge
  • Model number: SM-G925A
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android Security patch level : June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925AUCS6EQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925AUCS6EQF1
  • Release date: June 23, 2017

Galaxy S6 June 2017 Android Security Updates Roundup 6/1/2017 -6/30/2017

Here comes the Galaxy S6  updates that we've gathered around for the month of June 2017. Whilst each of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge models around the globe has gotten new updates of which basically brings the June 1, 2017 Android security patches. The lists below are the June updates that we've seen rolled out on each Galaxy S6 and S6 edge model numbers and specific carrier providers. So let's take a look back of which Galaxy S6 devices got the June security update and which one has not.

Galaxy S6 Updates in United States

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T Update

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 and S6 edge has gotten its 1st Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow in June 2017. The rolling out only begins a month after the T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ received the nougat update way back in May.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920T (T-Mobile) Update build NRD90M.G920TUVU5FQE1
  • Region: United States
  • Carrier: T-Mobile
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920T
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level : May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920TUVU5FQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920TUVU5FQE1
  • Release date: June 5, 2017

Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V Update

Verizon has also rolled out an update on their Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in early June. However,  these updates only covered the Android security patches for the month of May of considering that there's a one month gap left behind before the new security update is released.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920V (Verizon) Update build NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQE1
  • Region: United States
  • Carrier: Verizon
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920V
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level : May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920VVRS4DQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQE1
  • Release date: June 8, 2017

AT&T Galaxy S6 SM-G920A, and Galaxy S6 active SM-G890A Update


AT&T is fully aware of  the monthly Android security updates, and they are always on the right track. Here goes their June releases on Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 active.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920A (AT&T)  Update build NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQF1
  • Carrier: AT&T
  • Region: United States
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920A
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android Security patch level : June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQF1
  • Release date: June 23, 2017

Galaxy S6 active SM-G890A (AT&T) Update build NRD90M.G890AUCS6DQF1
  • Region: United States
  • Carrier: AT&T
  • Device name: Galaxy S6 active
  • Model number: SM-G890A
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android Security patch level: June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G890AUCU6DQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G890AUCS6DQF1
  • Release date: June 23, 2017

Sprint Galaxy S6 SM-G920P Update


Sprint has also  rolled out the monthly security updates on their S6 and S6 edge for the month on June. Even though they already stopped updating their support pages about their Galaxy S6 and S6 edge but these folks has always on the right track to kept their devices gets the most latest updates.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920P (Sprint) Update build NRD90M.G920PVPS4DQF1
  • Region: United States
  • Carrier: Sprint
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920P
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level : June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920PVPS4DQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10994289
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920PVPS4DQF1
  • Release date: June 22, 2017

Galaxy S6 Updates in Canada


All major and minor Canadian carrier has rolled out an update on Galaxy S6 of which contains the June 1, 2017 Android security patches. However, each carrier has their own release schedules.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 (Canada) Update build NRD90M.G920W8VLS5DQF1
  • Region: Canada
  • Carrier: Factory unlocked, Telus, Bell, Rogers, Fido. Koodo,
  • Freedom, Videotron, Virgin-Mobile, Sasktel, Eastlink, MTS
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920W8
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level : June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920W8VLS5DQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094681
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920W8VLS5DQF1
  • Release date: June 25, 2017

Galaxy S6 Updates in Australia


In Australia we've found that only one carrier has rolled  an update for Galaxy S6 SM-G920I. While other variants including the factory unlocked, Optus, and Vodafone has no signs of movements yet.

Update build NRD90M.G920IDVU3FQF1
  • Region: Australia
  • Carrier: Telstra
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level : June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920IDVU3FQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11560484
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920IDVU3FQF1

Galaxy S6 Updates in New Zealand


All Galaxy S6 in New Zealand has gotten the June 2017 security updates, including the unlocked version, and the carrier branded ones such as Vodafone, Sparks, and 3degrees.

Update build NRD90M.G920IDVU3FQF5
  • Region: New Zealand
  • Carrier: Factory unlocked version, Vodafone, 3degrees, Sparks
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level : June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU3FQF5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11656310
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920IDVU3FQF5

Galaxy S6 Updates in Europe


The Galaxy S6 devices has received the same June 2017 security treatment across the Europe region.  But each updates comes in different build version and it differs to countries, and carrier providers. Here goes the lists of Europe's Galaxy S6 updates.


AT&T Galaxy S6 Active, S6 and S6 edge June 2017 Security Patch Updates [G920AUCS6EQF1 & G925AUCS6EQF1]

AT&T is now sending out the monthly Android device security updates on Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A), the Galaxy S6 active (SM-G890A),  and Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925A).  The Android device security updates usually happens at the end of the month.  This time each device will bumped up the Android security patch level to June 1, 2017.  These updates are all still base in Android 7.0 Nougat.

In addition, the AT&T's Galaxy S6 edge+ (plus) (SM-G928A) variant hasn't have any movement yet.  But it might follow shortly this coming few days.

Here's the details:

What's New:

  • Android device security updates

AT&T Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A Update version G890AUCS6DQF1

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android Security patch level : June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G890AUCU6DQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G890AUCS6DQF1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G890AUCS6DQF1

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 & S6 edge Getting Android 7.0 Nougat Upgrades

T-Mobile has finally begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat updates to their Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) and the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925T) variants. Way back in April, T-Mobile have been pushed the Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S6 edge+, now it's for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge models turn to get the same treatment. What's taking them too long to unleash the said updates may have some reasons. But it may have been late than never, the waiting is finally over.

Well, here goes the details from each device updates.

Update version G920TUVU5FQE1 for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920TUVU5FQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920TUVU5FQE1

Update version G925TUVU5FQE1 for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G925T

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
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  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925TUVU5FQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925TUVU5FQE1

What’s New: 
  • OS upgrade - Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Provided new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and addition of the Samsung pass feature
  • Efficient space for instillation of downloaded apps
  • Improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

These version of Nougat updates also includes the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

So if it happens that you’ve got a T-Mobile Galaxy S6 or a Galaxy S6 edge,  it is much better to check the update right now. These updates are seeding via Over-The-Air, and weighs at hefty 1.3 GB in file size.

Sprint Galaxy S6 and S6 edge May Security Updates [G920PVPS4DQE2 & G925PVPS4DQE2]

Sprint Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge has also started receiving it's May security updates. A new Android 7.0 Nougat update dubbed as version  G920PVPS4DQE2 is hitting Sprint Galaxy S6 (SM-G920P). While the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925P) also gotten its update to version G925PVPS4DQE2. These updates brings the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level, but as as well also includes some improvements to the earlier Nougat updates (G920PVPU4DQC7 and G925PVPU4DQC7) way back in April.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920P Update version G920PVPS4DQE2


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920PVPS4DQE2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10994289
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920PVPS4DQE2

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925P Update version  G925PVPS4DQE2


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925PVPS4DQE2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10994289
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925PVPS4DQE2

What's New: 
  • Android Security Updates

For those who haven't updated to Nougat yet here are the new features:
  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Samsung Cloud
  • Samsung Pass
  • Provides new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  • Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

AT&T Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 active and S6 edge plus Receiving May Android Security Updates

AT&T has just released this month's OTA updates for their own Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 active and the Galaxy S6 edge plus models.

These new releases brings nothing more any new changes to the recent Android 7.0 Nougat, but this time around it includes the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level. Each devices receives at about 15 MB to 50 MB OS update,  of which it won't take too long to download and install.

Here goes the technical details on each device update:

What's New:

  • Android Device Security Updates - May 2017 Maintenance Release

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6  (SM-G920A) Update version G920AUCS6EQE1

  • Android version: 7.0  (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQE1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQE1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCU6EQCF
  • File size: 50.6MB

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925A) Update version G925AUCS6EQE1


  • Android version: 7.0  (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925AUCS6EQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925AUCS6EQE1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G925AUCS6EQE1
  • Previous version required: G925AUCU6EQCF
  • File size: 35.2MB

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6 active  (SM-G890A) Update version G890AUCS6DQE1


  • Android version: 7.0  (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G890AUCU6DQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G890AUCS6DQE1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G890AUCS6DQE1
  • Previous version required: G890AUCU6DQD1
  • File size: 15.6MB

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928A) Update version G928AUCS4EQE1


  • Android version: 7.0  (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928AUCS4EQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928AUCS4EQE1
  • Previous versions required: G928AUCS4EQD1
  • File size: 15.8MB

May 1 2017 Android Security Updates Released on Verizon Galaxy S6, S6edge and S6 edge+

Verizon is sending out an OTA updates containing the May 1, 2017 Android Security Patch Level for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and the Galaxy S6 edge+ .  These are now the second Android 7.0 Nougat being rolled out on the said devices.

The Verizon Galaxy S6 (SM-G920V) has moved its Nougat OS to version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQE1 from NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQD1 . Similarly happened to the Galaxy S6 edge that also bumped to version NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQE1 from NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQD1. While Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928V) on the other hand, had also jumped up to version NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQE1 from NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQD1.

What's New:

  • This update has been tested to optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920V Update version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQE1

  • Android version 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version G920VVRS4DQE1
  • Kernel version 3.10.61
  • Build number NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQE1
  • AP G920VVRS4DQE1
  • CP G920VVRS4DQE1
  • CSC G920VVZW4DQE1
  • Release date May 24, 2017

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F Receiving May 2017 Security Updates to version G925FXXU5EQE7

Few days earlier, Samsung has started rolling out its May 2017 Security Updates for the Galaxy S6 SM-G920F and Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F. Owners of the Galaxy S6 in United Kingdom has received an Over-The-Air update bumping the device OS to Android Nougat labeled as build version G920FXXU5EQE7. This time around we've also seen the rolling out of the Android Nougat for Galaxy S6 edge G925F that includes the 1 May 2017 Android security patch level.

UK's S6 edge has gotten an update dubbed as build version G925FXXU5EQE7. While in The Netherlands, we've also seen an update to version G925FXXU5EQE8.

Here's the details:
  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge
  • Model number: SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: 1 May 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQCD
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXU5EQE7
  • AP: G925FXXU5EQE7
  • CP: G925FXXU5EQCD
  • CSC: G925FBTU5EQD2
  • Country: United Kingdom

1 May 2017 Security Updates on Galaxy S6 G920F, Android Nougat version G920FXXU5EQE7

Yet another month and so does another Android security updates is heading its way on Galaxy S6 SM-G920F. This time around we've started seeing the rolling out the 1 May 2017 Android security updates in UK. The Android security updates usually happens in a monthly basis just to keep up the Android device safe from vulnerabilities. So here is a rundown of new updates heading its way on the international variants of the Galaxy S6, the SM-G920F models.

First on the spot, an update to version G920FXXU5EQE7 for the unbranded Galaxy S6 SM-G920F owners in United Kingdom. Noting that this is also the first official Android 7.0 Nougat updates released in the said region. So this is not just a usual security updates but it also brings the Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, as well as several system enhancements.

Update version G920FXXU5EQE7

  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: 1 May 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQCD
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXU5EQE7
  • AP: G920FXXU5EQE7
  • CP: G920FXXU5EQCD
  • CSC: G920FBTU5EQD2
  • Build type: unbranded
  • Region: Europe
  • Country: United Kingdom

Android 7.0 Nougat Update Hitting Galaxy S6 G920I and S6 edge G925I in Australia

The Android 7.0 Nougat update has started rolling out on Galaxy S6 (SM-G920I) and Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925I) in Australia.  First on the spot getting the Nougat upgrade are Vodafone, and the factory unlocked version of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.  While Optus might also follow shortly confirming the release will also start on mid to late May.  However, Telstra hasn't made any announcement yet, but it shouldn't take too long for all  Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners in Australia seeing the said Android Nougat updates.

The following are the technical on both Galaxy S6 (SM-G920I) and Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925I) Android 7.0 Nougat updates exclusively released  in Australia.

Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925I) Nougat Updates

Update version G925IDVU3FQD1 (Unlocked version)

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925IDVU3FQC5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10694941
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925IDVU3FQD1
  • Build date: Mon 3 Apr 2017
  • AP: G925IDVU3FQD1
  • CP: G925IDVU3FQC5
  • CSC:G925IXSA3FQC3

AT&T Releases Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 Active Android 7.0 Nougat Updates to G925AUCU6EQCF

AT&T has finally started the roll out of the official Android 7.0 Nougat updates for the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A), Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925A), and the Galaxy S6 Active (SM-G890A). Noting that AT&T's Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928A) Nougat update have been deployed earlier last month, while leaving these three variants waiting for the same treatment. So this is it! The long-wait is finally over.

Here goes the details of each devices, but shares similar features and enhancements.


  • What's new: Android 7.0 Nougat, Samsung Cloud, Samsung Pass, and Android device security updates
  • What's changing: Other fixes and enhancements
  • What's going: AT&T Address Book and MobiTV


Verizon Galaxy S6 edge+ Getting April 2017 Android Security Update G928VVRS3CQD1 Nougat

Verizon is sending another round of Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928V) bumping its OS version to NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQD1 from the earlier release version NRD90M.N920VVRU3CQB9. The update apparently brings the latest Android security patches to which has moved the device Android security patch level to April 1, 2017.

Here are the details: 
  • Device: SAMSUNG SM-G928V
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level:  April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928VVRS3CQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQD1
  • AP: G928VVRS3CQD1
  • CP: G928VVRS3CQD1
  • CSC: G928VVZW3CQD1

What new: The current software update gives you the most up to date Android security patches on your device.

Android 7.0 Nougat Features:
  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Provides new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  • Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation
The update is currently seeding via Over-The-Air, so you can take the update either manually check the update by going to the Menu Key > Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates.

Just in-case if someone haven't updated their Galaxy S6 edge+ to Nougat update yet, you may update your device using the Verizon Software upgrade assistant from the Verizon site.  This can save you time from installing the previous security patches before you get Android 7.0 Nougat update.

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ Updates to Android 7.0 Nougat G928TUVU4EQC6

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928T) has finally receives its Android 7.0 Nougat update. The Nougat update came out as OS version G928TUVU4EQC6, weighing at 1378.49 MB are seeding out via Over-The-Air and thru Samsung's Smart Switch for PC.

We also keep eyeing on the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) and the Galaxy S6 edge  (SM-G925T) variants,  but yet it seems like there ain't no signs of Nougat update as of this time being.

Here are the details:
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928TUVU4EQC6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928TUVU4EQC6
  • Release date: April 2, 2017


The Android 7.0 Nougat update adds a number of new features and improvements. One feature most users will likely appreciate is the improved battery saving mode, and the ability to reply to messages from your notifications shade.

Aside from Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, this upgrade also includes the March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

Changelog details of the  Android 7.0 Nougat updates:
  1. Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  2. Samsung Cloud
  3. Samsung Pass
  4. Provides new UX and various performance modes
  5. Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  6. Improved usability of the Multi-window
  7. Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  8. Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app

[Thanks' to Jeffrey]

Canadian Variants Galaxy S6 G920W8 and S6 edge G928W8 Android 7.0 Nougat Updates

Since all Canadian carriers has already pushed the Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy S6 edge+ few days ago and hopefully made an announcements that the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will also get its Nougat update beginning May 1st.  Well, it seems what the folks promised is accurate since we  have just spotted the Android 7.0 Nougat update the Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 and the Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925W8 at Samsung's firmware server.

Here's what we've got: 

Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 Android 7.0 Nougat update G920W8VLU5DQD4


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094681
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • AP: G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • CP: G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • CSC: G920W8OYA5DQD4

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925W8 Android 7.0 Nougat update G925W8VLU5DQD1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094325
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • AP: G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • CP: G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • CSC: G925W8OYA5DQD1

These build versions are now in queue status  for Telus and Bell Galaxy S6 and S6 edge as of this moment. But noting that all Canadian carriers usually released the same firmware build version.



Again, the rolling out hasn't started yet, but it's a good indication that the said Nougat update will surely arrive on these coming few days.  So, better keep an eye of the said Nougat updates if you owned either the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.

[Thank's to Richard]

Verizon Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Android 7.0 Nougat Updates [G920VVRS4DQD1 & G925VVRS4DQD1]

A week earlier Verizon has rolled out the Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928V), this time around it has also begun sending out the said Nougat updates on Galaxy S6 (SM-G920V) and the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925V).

The Galaxy S6 bumped-up to Android 7.0 Nougat build version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQD1 from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K.G920VVRS4CQA3 . While the Galaxy S6 edge on the other hand, also moved to Nougat version NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQD1 from Marshmallow version MMB29K.G920VVRS4CQA3.

The Android 7.0 Nougat basically brings some new stuff, including the  new battery managements that allows users to optimize the battery life performance. The Android 7.0 Nougat Multi-tasking function now also supports split screen view for all apps, and the updated keyboard with built-in language predictions.

Here are the technical details:

Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V Android 7.0 Nougat Update G920VVRS4DQD1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920VVRS4DQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQD1
  • AP: G920VVRS4DQD1
  • CP: G920VVRS4DQD1
  • CSC: G920VVZW4DQD1

Verizon Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925V Android 7.0 Nougat Update G925VVRS4DQD1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925VVRS4DQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQD1
  • AP: G925VVRS4DQD1
  • CP: G925VVRS4DQD1
  • CSC: G925VVZW4DQD1

Aside from Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, both devices also received the April 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

Changelog details of the  Android 7.0 Nougat updates:
  1. Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  2. Samsung Cloud
  3. Samsung Pass
  4. Provides new UX and various performance modes
  5. Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  6. Improved usability of the Multi-window
  7. Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  8. Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

The roll out is still in phases and it will take into several days before it reaches in some areas. Some users may see get right on the spot, while others may not. Just make sure to keep on checking by hitting your device settings. From Home screen > Apps > About phone > Check for updates. You may also use the Software upgrade assistant.

If it just keeps saying like "Service unavailable software update is temporarily unavailable. Try again later" then you must wait until the OTA server is not overly saturated.

[Thank’s to Anne]

source: Verizon support pages [1] [2]

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 Android 7.0 Nougat Updates G928W8VLU4CQC8 Has Landed in Canada

The rolling out of the Android 7.0 Nougat updates has finally reached in Canada's Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 variant. Few days earlier, Telus and Bell has made the first moved to unleashed the said Android 7.0 Nougat update,. While this time around, we've also seen Rogers and among the rest of all Canadian carriers has also started rolling out their own updates. For the record, the first Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 came out as version G928W8VLU4CQC8. Noting that all Canadian carriers uses the same firmware build version, so it's also same as it goes to its features and other system enhancements.

On the other hand, the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920W8) and the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925W8) will get the Android 7.0 Nougat treatment starting on May 1st.

Here goes the details:

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G928W8VLU4CQC8


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10942903
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • AP: G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • CP: G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • CSC: G928W8OYA4CQC8

Aside from Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, this update is  also equipped with March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.  This update covers all Canadian version of the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8, including the factory unlocked version, Bell, Telus, Rogers, Fido, Koodo, Free Mobile, Videotron, Sasktel, Virgin-Mobile, and MTS.


The update weights at a hefty 1.2 GB in file size, and are being held available via Over-The-Air OTA.

Here are the Changelog details of the  Nougat updates:
  1. Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  2. Samsung Cloud
  3. Samsung Pass
  4. Provides new UX and various performance modes
  5. Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  6. Improved usability of the Multi-window
  7. Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  8. Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

How to update Galaxy 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 update.
The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
You’ve successfully updated your Galaxy S6 edge+ OS to Android 7.0 Nougat.
[Thank’s to Erica]

source: BellRogers

Android 7.0 Nougat Arriving on Galaxy S6 G920I and S6 edge G925I in India

For those who own a Galaxy S6 SM-G920I and the S6 edge SM-G925I variants, you folks must watch out for the Android 7.0 Nougat updates. Samsung has started the rolling out of the said Android 7.0 Nougat and its now seen heading it ways in India.

We have just spotted the Android 7.0 Nougat labeled as build version G920IDVU3FQD1 and G925IDVU3FQD1 will be hitting the factory unlocked version of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in India.  While the rest of all regions also posses the same variant, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the Latin America region might also follow very soon.

Here comes the details:

Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G920IDVU3FQD1


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 SM-G92OI
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920IDVU3FQC5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10694941
  • Build number: NRD90MG920IDVU3FQD1
  • Build date: Mon 3 Apr 2017
  • AP: G920IDVU3FQD1
  • CP: G920IDVU3FQC5
  • CSC: G920IODD3FQC2

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925I Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G925IDVU3FQD1


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge  SM-G925I
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925IDVU3FQC5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10694941
  • Build number: NRD90MG925IDVU3FQD1
  • Build date: Mon 3 Apr 2017
  • AP: G925IDVU3FQD1
  • CP: G925IDVU3FQC5
  • CSC: G925IODD3FQC2

Along with the Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, the update also includes the March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.
FEATURES:
  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Provides new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  • Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system
  • upgrade and app installation
  • Multi-Window Usability Improvements
You can simply update your Galaxy S6 or S6 edge either via Over-The-Air OTA or by using Samsung Smart Switch for PC. Again, just make sure your device hasn’t been rooted nor modified so you can easily upgrade your device to Android 7.0 Nougat without any hiccups.

Sprint Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Android 7.0 Nougat Updates Released [G920PVPU4DQC7 & G925PVPU4DQC7]

Sprint has rolled out the Android 7.0 Nougat updates for the Galaxy S6 (SSM-G920P) and Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925P). The S6 received an OTA update dubbed as build version G920PVPU4DQC7, while the S6 edge has also bumped to version G925PVPU4DQC7. Eventually, Sprint has not made any announcement yet, but the rolling out has actually begun on April 12, 2017. Yet these updates will be posted sooner at their support pages.

Anyways, the Android 7.0 Nougat updates brings some added stuff, including the Samsung cloud, and Samsung Pass. It also includes various improvements to the users' interface, while there are also several enhancements when it comes to usability such as the performance modes, Multi-window, Notification feature, Quick settings button, and a lot more.

Here goes the details on each devices:

Sprint Galaxy S6 SM-G920P Nougat Update G920PVPU4DQC7


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920PVPU4DQC7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920PVPU4DQC7
  • AP: G920PVPU4DQC7
  • CP: G920PVPU4DQC7
  • CSC: G920PVPU4DQC7

Sprint Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925P Nougat Update G925PVPU4DQC7


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925PVPU4DQC7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925PVPU4DQC7
  • AP: G925PVPU4DQC7
  • CP: G925PVPU4DQC7
  • CSC: G925PVPU4DQC7

Aside from Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, these released also contained the March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

Here are the changelog details of the  Nougat updates:
  1. Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  2. Samsung Cloud
  3. Samsung Pass
  4. Provides new UX and various performance modes
  5. Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  6. Improved usability of the Multi-window
  7. Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  8. Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

How to update Galaxy S6 or 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 update.
The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
You’ve successfully updated your Galaxy S6 edge+ OS to Android 7.0 Nougat.
[Thank’s to Olive]

Nougat Updates Hitting Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C and SM-G9287C in Various Regions

While Samsung has already begun pushing the Android 7.0 Nougat updates on Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+. This time around we will take a look around some movements on  Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C and SM-G9287C variants.

First, we've seen the Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C Nougat updates kicking off in various countries earlier last week. But this time, it goes live via Over-The-Air, and that simply means everyone has started receiving this Nougat goodies.

Now, we also spotted some latest happenings on Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G9287C in Southeast Asia. An Android 7.0 Nougat update dubbed as build version G9287CDXU3CQC6 are heading it way in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, and Myanmar.  Yes folks, better check it out right now!

Here goes the details:

Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G928CXXU3CQC7


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G928C
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928CXXU3CQC7
  • Build date: Thu 9 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G928CXXU3CQC7
  • CP: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • CSC: G928COJV3CQC7

Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G9287C Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G9287CDXU3CQC6


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G9287C
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G9287CDXU3CQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10837279
  • Build number: NRD90M.G9287CDXU3CQC6
  • Build date: Thu 9 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G9287CDXU3CQC6
  • CP: G9287CDXU3CQC2
  • CSC: G9287COLB3CQC7

FEATURES:
  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Provides new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  • Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system
  • upgrade and app installation
  • Multi-Window Usability Improvements

Again, these Nougat updates are now officially pushed. You can get these updates either via Over-The-Air OTA or by using Samsung Smart Switch for PC. Again, just make sure your device hasn't been rooted nor modified so you can easily install the said Nougat update into your device without any hiccups.

Verizon Deploys Galaxy S6 edge+ Android 7.0 Nougat Updates G928VVRU3CQB9

Verizon has officially started its deployment of the Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928V).  If you haven't checked it out yet, an OTA update dubbed as build version NRD90M.G928VVRU3CQB9  is heading on its way on your devices. It seem like big red has followed the same pattern to  Sprint  and AT&T, of which these carriers now in favor on the Galaxy S6 edge+ only.

Anyways, for whatever reasons, it turns out that all US Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will get its Nougat updates on a later time. While T-Mobile has a different story, neither their Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ hasn't received any Nougat update yet as of this moment.

Here are the details: 
  • Device: SAMSUNG SM-G928V
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level:  March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928VVRU3CQB9
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928VVRU3CQB9
  • AP: G928VVRU3CQB9
  • CP: G928VVRU3CQB9
  • CSC: G928VVZW3CQB9

What’s new in Android Nougat Updates?


  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Provides new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  • Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation


    So if you owned the Galaxy S6 edge+ G928V, just start firing up that software update button. You may head-over at Verizon Galaxy S6 edge+ support page for further details.