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



The update rolls out begins on July 27, 2017, and basically runs for a couple of weeks.
So if you’ve got a AT&T Galaxy S6 active, you can manually check for a software update by going into Settings > About device> Check for an Update.

How to update the AT&T Galaxy S6 active 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.

That’s it for now as we will keep you updated about AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S6 active.

source: AT&T