Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (G870A)
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (G870A)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (G870A)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's new: Android device security updates

  • Release date: April 27, 2017
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2DQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9723602
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCS2DQD1
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCS2DPK7
  • File size: 26.4MB

Getting started

  • You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA).
  • You must connect your device to Wi-Fi to download the update.
  • Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend that you back up your media files to an SD card, a PC, or using a favorite application (from the Play Store), prior to upgrading the software.
  • In order to receive this software update, your device must be on baseband version G870AUCS2DPK7. If not, repeat the update process until you’ve installed G870AUCS2DPK7, and then you should be able to install the latest software update.

Update & verify software

To update the software
  1. Make sure your device is fully charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. From the device home screen, pull down the notification shade and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to the System category and tap About device.
  4. Tap Software update > Check for updates.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the software update.
  6. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

To verify the software update
  1. From the device home screen, pull down the notification shade and tap Settings.
  2. Scroll to the System category and tap About device.
  3. The device has the latest software if the Baseband version and Build number match the current update details.

To troubleshoot the software update

Previous updates

DateDetails
March 31, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2DPK7
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9723602
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCS2DPK7
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCS2DPK5
  • File size: 25.3MB 
March 10, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): February 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2DPK5
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9723602
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCS2DPK5
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCS2DPK4
  • File size: 187MB
Feb. 1, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2DPK4
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9723602
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCS2DPK4
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCS2DPK3
  • File size: 26.2MB
Jan. 12, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): December 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2DPK3
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9723602
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCS2DPK3
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCU2DPK2
  • File size: 27.7MB
Dec. 19, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • What's changing: Call and data reliability improvements for certain network conditions
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): November 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU2DPK2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9723602
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCU2DPK2
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCS2DPH3 or G870AUCS2DPH4
  • File size: 164MB
Oct. 26, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): October 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2DPH4
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-8903555
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCS2DPH4
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCS2DPH3
  • File size: 33.5MB
Sept. 19, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2DPH3
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-8903555
  • Build number: MMB29M.G870AUCS2DPH3
  • Previous versions required: G870AUCU2DPH2 
  • File size: 28.9MB
Aug. 26, 2016
Aug. 11, 2016
  • Android device security enhancements
  • Android Version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband Version: G870AUCS2CPB6
  • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-6027846
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G870AUCS2CPB6
  • Security patch Level (SPL): August 1, 2016
  • File Size: 265MB / PB5 is required
July 26, 2016
  • Device security improvements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2CPB5
  • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-6027846
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G870AUCS2CPB5
  • File size: 264.46MB
June 16, 2016
  • Device security improvements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G870AUCS2CPB4
  • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-6027846
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G870AUCS2CPB4
  • File size: 265MB
May 17, 2016
  • Device security improvements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU2CPB3
  • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-6027846
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G870AUCS2CPB3
  • File size: 265MB
May 3, 2016
  • Device security improvements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU2CPB2
  • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-6027846
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G870AUCS2CPB2
  • File size: 265MB (version supported: PB1 > PB2)
March 17, 2016
  • Device security enhancements
  • Device performance enhancements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU2CPB1
  • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-6027846
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G870AUCU2CPB1
  • File size: see below supported software versionsOJ3 > PB1 = 269MB
  • OF3 > PB1 = 647MB
Nov. 10, 2015
  • Upgrade to Android 5.1.1
  • Android For Work
  • Security updates
  • Fix to Ultra Power Saver Mode for devices using On Device Encryption
  • Fix for issue with keypad letters and numbers turning into white blocks
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU2COJ3
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-6027846
  • Build number: LMY47X.G870AUCU2COJ3
  • File Size: 640MB
Aug. 13, 2015
  • For customers on Android 4.4 only
  • Device security enhancements
  • Android version: 4.4.4 (KitKat)
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU1AOA2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-3116194
  • Build number: KTU84P.G870AUCU1AOA2
  • File Size: 17MB
Aug. 5, 2015
  • For customers on Android 5.0 only
  • Device security enhancements
  • Android version: 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU2BOF3
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-4443965
  • Build number: LRX21T.G870AUCU2BOF3
  • File Size: 299MB
July 16, 2015
  • Find My Mobile and Reactivation Lock enhancements
  • Android OS security enhancements
  • Android version: 5.0
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU2BOF2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-4443965
  • Build number: LRX21T.G870AUCU2BOF2
  • File Size: 290-961MB
April 15, 2015
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Songs, photos, apps, and even recent searches from one Android device can be immediately enjoyed across all of your Android devices
  • New User Interface look and feel, more fluid motions
  • Priority mode to only allow certain notifications to get through
  • Battery saving features and remaining time left to charge or deplete indicators
  • Smart Lock to secure phone or tablet by pairing it with a trusted device like a wearable or car
  • Most frequently used settings available with just two swipes down from the top screen
  • Android version: 5.0
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU1BOC5
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-4443965
  • Build number: LRX21T.G870AUCU1BOC5
  • File Size: 1.4GB
Aug. 21, 2014
  • Visual Voicemail (VVM) enhancements
  • Security updates and patches
  • Application installation enhancements
  • Accidental emergency dial fixed on the lock screen
  • Several lower layer modem crashes and sluggishness improvement enhancements
  • E-mail UX enhancements
  • Re-activation lock improvements
  • Android version: 4.4.2
  • Baseband version: G870AUCU1ANG3
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-2304514
  • Build number: KOT49H.G870AUCU1ANG3
  • File Size: 57.65MB

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