Recently every Android device is receiving their latest Security Updates. So stepping up with that, AT&T is rolling out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. It provides the latest July 2017 security update for AT&T Galaxy S6 SM-G920A and S6 Edge SM-G025A. It aims to fix the Common Vulnerabilities and bugs in the existing. The update is based on Android 7.0.1 Nougat.
The July 2017 security update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge update comes with
the build numbers (Baseband versions):
- G920AUCS6EQG1 for Galaxy S6 and
- G925AUCS6EQG1 for the Galaxy S6 Edge
July 2017 security update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in a nutshell
Here is the official info on July 2017 security update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge by AT&T.
According to the AT&T update portal, the latest update brings the following firmware build.
Here is the current update: Android 7.0.1 Nougat firmware details:
- Release date: July 25, 2017
- 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
Most Noteworthy Features of this Latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Update
- Fixes the CVEs(Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure)
- Repairs the known bugs/issues.
- Device stability enhancement.
- Enhanced device performance.
How to download AT&T July 2017 Security Update with Android 7.0.1 for Galaxy S6 (Edge)?
Currently, the latest July 2017 update OTA or full stock firmware isn’t available. However, there is a way to update your AT&T S6 to latest update. For that, you first need to flash the previous firmware which is required to upgrade – G920AUCS6EQF1 and G925AUCS6EQF1 for S6 and S6 Edge respectively.
Firmware downloads for AT&T Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
AT&T Galaxy S6 | G920AUCS6EQG1 download | coming soon
AT&T Galaxy S6 Edge | G925AUCS6EQG1 download | coming soon
AT&T Galaxy S6 | G920AUCS6EQF1 download |Nougat
AT&T Galaxy S6 Edge | G925AUCU6EQCF download | Mega app | Nougat
Update AT&T Galaxy S6/S6 Edge to G920AUCS6EQG1 & G925AUCS6EQG1
Also as the update roll out announcement says about the need of the previous version G920AUCS6EQF1. Download the latest ODIN.
Step-1 First, download the full stock firmware for AT&T S6 G920AUCS6EQF1 and G925AUCU6EQCF based on Android 7.0 Nougat from download section above.
Step-2 Flash the stock firmware manually, here is how to flash using Odin.
Step-3 Once down, reboot to system.
Step-4 Go to Settings > Software upgrades.
Step-5 Tap on Check for Updates.
Step-6 Wait a while till the process finishes.
Step-7 If the update is available simply follow the instructions.
Step-7 Once done, reboot your device.
Since this is an OTA update, it will reach the users within a few days. Yet, if you are not into playing waiting games, then check if the update is available for your device.