Samsung continues seeding the October security patches in the first week of November too. Currently, October security patch for Galaxy Note 5 is rolling live. The update is live across various eastern, middle eastern and African regions. This update brings the monthly security patch upgrade for the device. Since there was no September security patch, this update very much accompanies a patch for the Blueborne vulnerability. The update is rolling in waves as OTA update.
The current update brings the firmware version number N920CXXS3CQJ1 for the Eastern, Middle Eastern and African variants of Galaxy Note 5. The latest update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. It can be captured as OTA automatically.Alternatively, the firmware can be installed manually. We have provided the link for downloading the firmware manually.
Firmware Info: October security patch for Galaxy Note 5
Let’s have a glance at the firmware build details that brings the monthly security update.
|Device name||Samsung Galaxy Note5|
|Software Version||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Build date||Mon, 09 Oct 2017 03:47:06 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-10-01|
Download October Security Patch for Galaxy Note 5
Your device will automatically download the update as it rolls. You can also yourself manually download the update by capturing the OTA.
How to Capture OTA
- Go to device Settings > Tap on Software update > Download updates.
- Follow the instructions to install the update.
Manually Download and Install Latest October Firmware
Here is the direct firmware download link below.
October 2017 Security Patch for Galaxy Note 5 | Download using SamFirm
List of Note 5 model numbers to receive October patch:
Alternatively, You can also use SamFirm tool to download the firmware directly from Samsung servers.
How To Install the Latest Firmware Manually
You have to use the Odin Tool for manually installing the firmware. Follow the link below to know the exact steps for the same.
Therefore, grab this update and upgrade your device to latest security. This is a minor update but since it brings security patches it should not be missed. Also, keep scrolling on AndroidSage for all latest updates on Samsung firmware.