Galaxy S6 SM-G920F Android 7.0 Nougat Updates version G920FXXU5EQBG

Following the Galaxy S6 edge Android 7.0 Nougat updates, we also received some tips from our friends in Italy that their Galaxy S6 have received an update to Nougat. And guess what? It's also came from Vodafone carrier. So here we go again, it's not so surprising that the carrier branded Galaxy S6 now getting ahead of the game. So those who owns the factory unlocked version, might hold on for a while.

The update came out as firmware version G920FXXU5EQBG, which is also similar to the Galaxy S6 edge update a while ago.

Here goes the details:
  • Device name: Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQAC
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10789740
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXU5EQBG
  • Android security patch level: February 1, 2017
  • AP: G920FXXU5EQBG
  • CP: G920FXXU5EQAC
  • CSC: G920FVFG5EQBG
  • Release date: March 8, 2017
  • File size: 1.3 GB

This update is release in stages and it may take time before it reaches in other areas. But just keep on checking if you haven't received the notification message yet.

The Android 7.0 Nougat features a much improved user interface. With this, it enables the device for a faster speed and stability.

Android Nougat Updates Changelog details:


  • 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


A newly improved Multi-Window that allows users to easily adjust and controls the window size in split view.  Users can now access up to seven apps at the same time as the new pop-up window supports up to five separate windows in addition to the two split-views.

Improvements in Quick Panel and Notifications


The Quick Panel is redesigned into a much cleaner view. The title in the first panel’s depth icons have been removed. Whilst the second depth icons were lined-up into nine groups and are now much easier to locate.

The Notifications is added with Direct Reply support and are now also rearranged to display information.

Improved User’s Interface and Performance Mode


There are now four available modes such as the Optimized mode, Game mode, Entertainment mode, Entertainment mode, and High Performance mode.

The Optimized mode will now allows users to optimized and extends the battery life performance in the settings.

The Game mode also provides two additional functions  such as Game Launcher and Game Tools. Entertainment mode enhances the sound and image quality, while the High Performance mode is for setting up the best quality display settings.