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
  • Release date May 24, 2017

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925V Update version NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQE1

  • Android version 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version G925VVRS4DQE1
  • Kernel version 3.10.61
  • Build number NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQE1
  • AP G925VVRS4DQE1
  • CP G925VVRS4DQE1

Galaxy S6 edge+ plus SM-G928V Update version NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQE1

  • Android version 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version G928VVRS3CQE1
  • Kernel version 3.10.61
  • Build number NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQE1
  • AP G928VVRS3CQE1
  • CP G928VVRS3CQE1

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

These updates are 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 been updated their Galaxy S6, or a Galaxy S6, and the Galaxy S6 edge+ to Nougat 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.

source: Verizon support pages [here] [here] , and [here]