Sprint Galaxy S5 has receive an OTA update that has bumped up to build version G900PVPS3CPK1. The latter only brings the Android device security packaged, to which covers the Android security patch level to November 1, 2016. It’s only a small OTA update and wasn’t even announced at Sprint support page at this very moment. It was actually started rolling out on 22nd November and it’s still available via OTA and Smart Switch updates.
In addition, the November Android security packaged contains 66 Google and 14 Samsung patches for Android vulnerabilities and exposures, according to Samsung Mobile Security bulletin.
Technical details of the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow – update build G900PVPS3CPK1
- Model number: SM-G900P
- Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)
- Android security patch level: November 1, 2016
- Baseband version: G900PVPS3CPK1
- Kernel version: 3.4.0-9510242
- Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPS3CPK1
- November Android Security Patch updates
Model number: SM-G900P
Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)
Android security patch level: August 1, 2016
Baseband version: G900PVPU3CPJ2
Kernel version: 3.4.0-9510242
Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPU3CPJ2
The G900PVPS3CPK1 OTA update weighs at approximately 25 MB to download via Over-The-Air (OTA) and or by using Kies or Smart Switch for PC. This update is at its phased released, and it may take into several days to completely arrive on all Galaxy S5 owners. Yet, if you haven’t received the notification message, you may manually check the update from time to time until it tells you that the new update is available for grab. Simply just tap on your Galaxy S5 Settings > About device > Software update > Check for update.
Also, keep in mind that you can only get the new update if your device has not been rooted and or currently running on a modified firmware. You must unroot your device first before taking an OTA update so your device may not get into any issues.