AT&T Pushes August Security Update For Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 5
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Within few days after the official launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 8, AT&T has rolled out August security patch for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The release of updates for a two-year old device assumes significance since the company is giving importance to old handsets.

With software version N920AUCS4EQH1, the latest update to AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 5 includes August security update. If you install the update, your device will be updated with bug fixes including performance related improvements.

The update is currently being rolled out over OTA. Hence, you will view a message notification prompting you to install the update. You need to proceed as per the instructions displayed on the screen. Alternatively, you can also manually navigate to the Settings menu to force check for the existence of the update.

After the installation of the update, the performance and overall stability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will improve to a great extent. The update also includes tools to enhance not only the security of the device but also fixes several bugs.

The update is not a full-blown Android Nougat. Hence, it is possible to install the update easily over mobile connectivity. However, the installation of the update over Wi-Fi helps you to avoid excess mobile charges. It is also advisable to charge the phone up to 90 percent to avoid interruption during the installation process.

On the specifications front, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is equipped with a 5.7-inch QHD Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED display, Exynos 7420 processor, Mali-T760MP8 graphics, 4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB expandable internal storage powered by a 3000mAh battery. The handset provides support for wireless charging and all standard sensors.

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While the rear camera offers a 16MP sensor with support for LED Flash, autofocus, and OIS, the front camera ships with 5MP sensor paired with dual video call and Auto HDR capabilities. Even though the Note 5 was shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, the device can be upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat.

Menaka Raj works as a writer and contributes technology related articles. She is also an avid reader of novels and magazines. Menaka is also learning dance and music not only to strengthen her energy but also to improve her health.