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It seems Samsung is dead sure to uproot the BlueBorne threat from all of its devices. So, it is pretty much on a scheduled spree of firmware updates to patch the same. Over the previous week, we saw a number of Samsung flagships received security updates to plug holes created by Blueborne. Continuing its effort Samsung yet again rolled out the Blueborne patch update for Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus). The update is now rolling in waves as an OTA(over-the-air) update. The rolling out has been initiated from the Netherlands and will be available elsewhere soon.
This update brings the firmware build number G928FXXU3CQI1 to the European variants of Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus). This update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. This update is entirely dedicated to patching the ongoing threat of Blueborne vulnerability. You may download the update as OTA or directly download the firmware from Samsung servers and install it manually.
Changelog: Blueborne Patch Update for Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus)
This update primarily targets to put a patch to the Blueborne threat on Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus). It is like all other previous firmware updates for other flagships bringing in the August 2017 security patch.
Firmware Info: Blueborne Patch Update for Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus)
Here are the build details of the latest software update for Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus) bringing in the much-sought fix for the Blueborne vulnerability.
|Model name||Galaxy S6/edge+|
|Build date||Tue, 05 Sep 2017 03:00:00 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-08-01|
Download Blueborne Patch Update for Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus)
The update is rolling as an OTA(over-the-air) update. It will roll to your device in due course of time. Also, you can manually check for the availability of the update.
- Go to device Settings > System Updates
- Tap on system updates to see if the update is available.
- If it is there, download and install it.
Alternatively, You may download the firmware directly from Samsung servers using the SamFirm tool.
Install Blueborne Patch Update for Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus)
You have to use a tool called Odin Tool to install the firmware You downloaded. Follow the link below to know the exact steps of installing the firmware to complete stock on Your device.
Therefore, catch the update as soon as it rolls and fix the Blueborne issue in your Galaxy S6 (edge) (plus). Also, keep an eye on AndroidSage for all the latest updates on Blueborne update patches for Android devices.