Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 (G920A)
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Samsung Galaxy S6 (G920A)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 (G920A)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's changing: Android device security updates

 

  • Release date: April 5, 2018
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): March 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS7ERC1
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS7ERC1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCU7ERB1
  • File size: 31.7MB

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 G920AUCU7ERB1. If not, repeat the update process until you’ve installed baseband version G920AUCU7ERB1, 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, swipe down from the Notification bar and tap the Settings icon.
  3. Scroll to and tap Software update > Check for updates.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update.
  5. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

To verify the 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 version, Baseband version and Build number match the current update details.

To troubleshoot the software update

Previous updates

DateDetails
March 6, 2018
  • What's changing: Fix for Mobile Hotspot and Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): February 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU7ERB1
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCU7ERB1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS7ERA2
  • File size: 332.1MB
Jan. 26, 2018
  • What's changing: Android device security updates, including Meltdown and Spectre migration patches (on SPLs Jan. 1 or later)
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2018
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS7ERA2
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS7ERA2
  • Previous version required: G920AUCU6EQK3
  • File size: 50.5MB
Dec. 21, 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 Sept. 1 or later)
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): December 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU6EQK3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-12599862
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCU6EQK3
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCU6EQK3
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS6EQH1 or G920AUCS6EQJ1
  • File size: 471MB – 521MB
Nov. 9, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates, including BlueBorne fix (on SPLs Sept. 1 or later) and KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability fix
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): October 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQJ1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQJ1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS6EQH1
  • File size: 72.5MB
Aug. 25, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQH1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQH1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS6EQG1
  • File size: 17.6MB
July 25, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): July 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQG1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQG1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS6EQF1
  • File size: 22MB
June 23, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): June 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQF1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQF1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQF1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS6EQE1
  • File size: 16.5MB
May 25, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6EQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCS6EQE1
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCS6EQE1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCU6EQCF
  • File size: 50.6MB
May 3, 2017
  • What's new: Android 7.0 Nougat, Samsung Cloud, Samsung Pass, and Android device security updates
  • What's changing: Other fixes and enhancements
  • What's going: AT&T Address Book and MobiTV
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Security patch level (SPL): April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU6EQCF
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10950877
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920AUCU6EQCF
  • Build fingerprint: 7.0/NRD90M/G920AUCU6EQCF
  • Previous versions required: G920AUCU5DQB3 or G920AUCS6DQC1
  • File size: 1.22GB
March 30, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS6DQC1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9462607
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920AUCS6DQC1
  • Previous version required: G920AUCU5DQB3
  • File size: 14.4MB
March 10, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • What's changing: AT&T Messages Backup and Sync (AMBS) option greyed out fix and call quality improvements
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): February 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU5DQB3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9462607
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920AUCU5DQB3
  • Previous version required: Baseband versions ending in PKA, PK3, or PK5
  • File size: 279MB - 286MB
Feb. 8, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS5DPK5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9462607
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920AUCS5DPK5
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS5DPK3
  • File size: 16.4MB
Jan. 12, 2017
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): December 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS5DPK3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9462607
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920AUCS5DPK3
  • Previous version required: G920AUCS5DPK1
  • File size: 17.8MB
Nov. 22, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): November 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS5DPK1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-9462607
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920AUCS5DPK1
  • File size: 21.85MB
Oct. 26, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): October 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS5DPJ1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8851614
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920AUCS5DPJ1
  • Previous versions required: G920AUCS5DPI1
  • File size: 21.7MB
Sept. 30, 2016
  • What's new: Android device security updates
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS5DPI1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-8851614
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920AUCS5DPI1
  • Previous versions required: G920AUCU4DPH5
  • File size: 17MB
Sept. 20, 2016
  • Wi-Fi Calling
  • Advanced Messaging
  • Android device security updates
  • Android Version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level (SPL): August 1, 2016
  • Baseband Version: G920AUCU4DPH5
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-8851614 
  • Build Number: MMB29K.G920AUCU4DPH5
  • File Size: 454-459MB (dependent on previous baseband version)
July 19, 2016
  • Device security improvements
  • Android Version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband Version: G920AUCS4CPG1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7368506 
  • Build Number: MMB29K.G920AUCS4CPG1
  • File Size: 22.47MB
June 16, 2016
  • Device security enhancements
  • Device performance enhancements
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G920AUCS4CPF1
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7368506 
  • Build Number: MMB29K.G920AUCS4CPF1
  • Security Enhancements for Android: Enforcing SEPF_SECMOBILE-SM_6.0.1_0006 Tue May 31 15:41:35 2016
  • File size: up to 53.9MB depending on user’s starting version
May 17, 2016
  • Android OS 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Adds Video Calling
  • Removes Keeper, AT&T Live, FB Messenger
  • Adds Amazon to full preload
  • Moves AT&T Mail and YP Mobile to a Virtual Preload
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU3CPD6
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-7368506 
  • Build Number: MMB29K.G920AUCU3CPD6
  • File size: 1.45GB
March 3, 2016
  • Device security enhancements
  • Device performance enhancements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU3BOJ9
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5927475
  • Build number: LMY47X.G920AUCU3BOJ9
  • Software security version: MDF v2.0 Release 3; VPN v1.4 Release 5.2
  • Knox version: Knox 2.4.1; Standard SDK 5.4.1; Premium SDK 2.4.1; Customization SDK 2.4.0; Container 2.4.1; CEP 2.0.1
  • File size: up to 103MB
Nov. 24, 2015
  • Call performance improvements
  • Samsung and Google security enhancements
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU3BOJ7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5927475
  • Build number: LMY47X.G920AUCU3BOJ7
  • File size: 662MB
Sept. 25, 2015
  • Android OS 5.1.1
  • Adds Android Pay, AT&T Games, Amazon Kindle, Android for Work, Samsung Pay, Live Video Broadcast, new icons
  • Enhanced performance
  • Enhanced audio
  • Removes Skype
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU3BO12
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-5527015
  • Build number: LMY47X.G920AUCU3BO12
  • File size: 674MB
Aug. 10, 2015
  • Device security improvements
  • Android version: 5.0.2
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU2AOF3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-4823236
  • Build number: LRX22G.G920AUCU2AOF3
  • File size: 146-236MB
July 9, 2015
  • Find My Mobile and Reactivation Lock enhancements
  • Android OS security enhancements
  • Android version: 5.0.2
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU2AOF3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-4823236
  • Build number: LRX22G.G920AUCU2AOF3
  • File size: 146-236MB
May 13, 2015
  • Battery performance enhancement
  • HD Voice enhancement
  • Screen enhancements
  • AT&T Message enhancement
  • Screen rotation enhancement
  • Power key press time from .5sec to 1.5sec
  • Other various performance enhancements 
  • Android version: 5.0.2
  • Baseband version: G920AUCU1AOE2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-4823236
  • Build number: LRX22G.G920AUCU1AOE2
  • File size: 238MB
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