Software updates: Samsung Galaxy Note5

Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy Note5 as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

Android 7.0/Baseband version N920TUVU4EQC6

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and then tap About device.
  4. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

Android 6.0.1/Baseband version N920TUVU4DQC2

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to and then tap About device.
  4. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

Android version 7.0

Baseband Version

N920TUVU4EQC6

April 25, 2017Android 7.0 Nougat

April 25, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 6.0.1

Baseband Version

N920TUVU4DQC2

April 5, 2017Various system improvements

April 5, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 6.0.1

Baseband Version

N920TUVS4DQA2

February 1, 2017Android Security updates

February 1, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 6.0.1

Baseband Version

N920TUVU4DPK6

December 6, 2016Domestic data roaming improvements
DTMF fix
November Security update

December 6, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 6.0.1

Baseband Version

N920TUVS4DPH2

September 8, 2016August/September Security fixes

September 8, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 6.0.1

Baseband version N920TUVU3DPG1

July 13, 2016

Google Security fix, June and July security maintenance release, Various system improvements

Available July 13, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 6.0.1

Baseband version N920TUVU2DPD1

April 18, 2016

Android M OS update

Available April 18, 2016

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.1.1

Baseband version N920TUVS2COKC

December 14, 2015

Google Security update

Available December 14, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.1.1

Baseband Version: N920TUVU2COJ5

November 2, 2015

Samsung Gear VR support, Security updates, Various bug fixes and improvements

Available November 2, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.1.1

Baseband Version: N920TUVU2COI5

September 25, 2015

Video Calling UI updates

Available September 25, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.1.1

Baseband Version: N920TUVU1BOH6

September 10, 2015

T-Mobile Video Calling

Available September 10, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.1.1

Baseband Version: N920TUVU1BOH4

September 3, 2015

Launch software

Available September 3, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

Android version 5.1.1

Baseband Version: N920TUVU1AOGE

August 21, 2015

Launch software

Available August 21, 2015

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

 

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • Size of update 1.4 GB

 

 

Update software versions

 

Update software from the phone to Baseband N920TUVU4EQC6

To check for updates and download the update from the Samsung servers, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Scroll down to System, and then tap About device  > Download update manually.
  3. The device will automatically check for an update, if one is available, tap Install to update.

 

Update from a computer

Follow the device requirements above, along with the following:

  • Use a Samsung USB cable.
  • Back up your data prior to completing the update.

 

During the update, do not:

  • Use the device or press any keys.
  • Remove the battery, if applicable.
  • Turn off the device.
  • Disconnect the USB cable until the update is complete.

 

You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.

  1. Download and install Samsung Smart Switch that is compatible with your computer from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/smart-switch-support/#!/
  2. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  3. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  4. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
  5. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
  6. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
  7. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
  8. Click OK to proceed.Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.