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]