Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (N920A)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (N920A)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's changing: Android device security updates

  • Release date: August 24, 2018
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS5ERH1
  • Build number: N920AUCS5ERH1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS5ERG1
  • File size: 66.7MB

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, prior to upgrading the software.
  • To receive this software update, your device must be on baseband version N920AUCS5ERG1. If not, repeat the update process until you’ve installed N920AUCS5ERG1, and then you should be able to install the latest software update.

Update & verify software

Update software

  1. Make sure your device is fully charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. From the device home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar and tap the Settings icon.
  3. Scroll to and tap Software update.
  4. Tap Check for updates.
  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update.
  6. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

Verify software update

  1. From the device home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar and tap the Settings icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap About device.
  3. The device has the latest software if the Android versionBaseband version, and Build number match the current update details.

Troubleshoot software update

Previous updates

DateDetails
July 26, 2018
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): July 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS5ERG1
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS5ERG1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS5ERF2
  • File size: 21MB
July 2, 2018
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): June 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS5ERF2
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS5ERF2
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS5ERE1
  • File size: 23.4MB
May 25, 2018
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): May 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS5ERE1
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS5ERE1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS5ERD1
  • File size: 22MB
May 7, 2018
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): April 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS5ERD1
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS5ERD1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCU5ERB5
  • File size: 19.2MB
March 27, 2018
  • What's changing: Mobile Hotspot APN fix and Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU5ERB5
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCU5ERB5
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS5ERA2 & N920AUCS5ERB2
  • File size: 264-267MB
March 9, 2018
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): February 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS5ERB2
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS5ERB2
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/N920AUCS5ERB2
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS5ERA2
  • File size: 15MB
Feb. 2, 2018
  • What's changing: Android device security updates, including Meltdown and Spectre mitigation patches
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS5ERA2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12579816
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS5ERA2
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/N920AUCS5ERA2
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4EQL1
  • File size: 52MB
Dec. 28, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs September 1 or later)
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): December 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQL1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12579816
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQL1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/N920AUCS4EQL1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCU4EQK6
  • File size: 16MB
Dec. 12, 2017
  • What's new: Support for new Mobile Hotspot APN
  • What's changing: Network performance improvements and Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs September 1 or later) and KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability fix
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): November 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU4EQK6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12579816
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCU4EQK6
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/N920AUCU4EQK6
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4EQH1 or N920AUCS4EQJ1
  • File size: 401MB – 441MB
Nov. 7, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs September 1 or later)
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): October 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQJ1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4EQH1
  • File size: 66.5MB
Aug. 25, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQH1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4EQG1
  • File size: 18.4MB
July 31, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQG1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4EQF1
  • File size: 22MB
June 27, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQF1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4EQE1
  • File size: 16.8MB
May 25, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQE1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4EQD1
  • File size: 15.8MB
April 27, 2017
  • What's changing: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4EQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCS4EQD1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCU4EQC6
  • File size: 14.8MB 
April 11, 2017
  • What's new: Android 7.0 Nougat, Samsung Cloud, and Samsung Pass
  • What's changing: Network performance enhancements and Android device security updates
  • What's going: AT&T Address Book, MobiTV, and AT&T Live
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU4EQC6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.N920AUCU4EQC6
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4CQA1 or N920AUCS4CQB2
  • File size: Up to 1.57GB
March 10, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): February 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4CQB2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8961126
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920AUCS4CQB2
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4CQA1
  • File size: 167MB
Feb. 8, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4CQA1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8961126
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920AUCS4CQA1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4CPL1
  • File size: 57.1MB
Jan. 16, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): December 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4CPL1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8961126
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920AUCS4CPL1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS4CPK1
  • File size: 17.4MB 
Nov. 29, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): November 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS4CPK1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8961126
  • Build number: MMB29K.N920AUCS4CPK1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCS3CPJ1
  • File size: 22.87MB
Oct. 26, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): October 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS3CPJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8961126
  • Build number: MMB29K. N920AUCS3CPJ1
  • Previous version required: N920AUCU3CPHA
  • File size: 24.2MB
Sept. 20, 2016
  • What's new: Wi-Fi Calling, Advanced Messaging, and Android device security updates.
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU3CPHA
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8961126
  • Build number: MMB29K. N920AUCU3CPHA
  • Previous versions required: PH4 or PG1
  • File size: 431MB - 464MB
Aug. 25, 2016
  • Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android Security Patch Level (SPL): August 1, 2016
  • Baseband Version: N920AUCS3BPH4
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7563702
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920AUCS3BPH4
  • File Size: 33.5MB (from version ending in PG1 > PH4)
July 18, 2016
  • Device security improvements
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: N920AUCS2BPG1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7563702
  • Build Number: MMB29K. N920AUCS2BPG1
  • File size: 22.6MB
June 22, 2016
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • AT&T Video Call
  • General fixes and enhancements
  • Android version: 6.0.1 
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU2BPE6 
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7563702
  • Build Number: MMB29K.N920AUCU2BPE6 
  • File size: PB2 > PE6 = 1350MB, PE3 > PE6 = 1370MB
May 26, 2016
  • Device security enhancements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU2APE3
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7085450
  • Build Number: LMY47X.N920AUCS2APE3 
  • File size: 78MB
March 9, 2016
  • Device security enhancements
  • Device performance enhancements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU2APB2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7085450
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920AUCU2APB2
  • Upgrade file size: 43MB
Nov. 12, 2015
  • Support for additional Gear VR features
  • Support for Android for Work (AfW)
  • Enhanced support for the Samsung keyboard accessory
  • Updated Samsung Knox to version 2.5.1
  • Other general fixes
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU1AOJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5921265
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920AUCU1AOJ1
  • Upgrade file size: 132MB
Sept. 28, 2015
  • Enhanced performance and other device improvements
  • Samsung Pay
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU1AOH5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5554916
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920AUCU1AOH5
  • Upgrade file size: 84MB
Sept. 15, 2015
  • Device security improvements
  • Amazon Shopping enhancements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: N920AUCU2AO16
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5554916
  • Build number: LMY47X.N920AUCU2AO16
  • Upgrade file size: 28MB

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