Verizon rolls out May security update for Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge+, S6 Edge, and Note 5 smartphones

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Verizon has rolled out May security patch update for the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge+, S6 Edge, and Note 5 smartphones. The US-based mobile carrier has already pushed the update via OTA. You should note that the update includes bug fixes and enhancements.

While the May security update for Samsung Galaxy S6 is tagged with software version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQE1, the update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is being made available with software version NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQE1.

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The update for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is listed with software number NRD90M.G928VVRS3CQE1. However, when it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5theupdate is being rolled out with build NRD90M.N920VVRS3CQE1.

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To install the update, your existing device should have the software version based on the DQ1. You can verify the parameters from the Settings page. If you install the update, your device will be protected against malicious programs, malware and other threats reported by users via feedback.

You will view a message notification as soon as the May security update hits your handset. Depending upon the location, it will take few days for the update to hit your respective Galaxy handsets. You can also manually verify the presence of the update by tapping Settings icon. Moreover, you should establish connectivity with Wi-Fi and charge the handset up to 90 percent.

Even though the update is part of monthly patches, you should capture a backup of all your data before initiatng the download process. The update is not a full-blown Android Nougat and hence you can download the bits easily using a 4G connectivity.

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