T-Mobile Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and S6 edge+ Receiving January 1st 2018 Security Updates

T-Mobile has started rolling out a new firmware update to their Galaxy S6, Galaxy  S6 Edge, and  Galaxy S6 edge+ users. The update is said to bring the monthly Android security maintenance of which now covers the January 1st 2018 security patches.  Aside form Google and Samsung  security updates, it also includes a minor bug fixes and other system improvements. Each update ere dubbed as release build G928TUVS5ERA1 for the Galaxy S6 Edge plus, G925TUVS6FRA3 for the Galaxy S6 edge, and  G920TUVS6FRA3  for the standard Galaxy S6.

Here are the technical details:

  • Google security updates
  • Minor bug fixes and system improvements

Galaxy S6 Edge+ (SM-G928T)

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android Security Patch Level: January 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: G928TUVS5ERA1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12422662
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928TUVS5ERA1

Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925T)

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android Security Patch Level: January 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: G925TUVS6FRA3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12491470
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925TUVS6FRA3

Galaxy S6  (SM-G920T)

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android Security Patch Level: January 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: G920TUVS6FRA3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12491470
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920TUVS6FRA3

How to update Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge plus 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 there is software update interruptions caused by 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 have been keeping an eye for more updates on T-Mobile Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, and Galaxy S6 edge-plus.

Source: T-Mobile S6 edge plus support page https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-23303