Sprint Galaxy S5 Update version G900PVPS3CQD1, April 2017 Security Maintenance

We have juts spotted a new update for Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P at Samsung’s site. The update will bump-up the device recent Android 6.0 Marshmallow system to version G900PVPS3CQD1 from G900PVPS3CQC1. However, Sprint has no longer made any official announcements for this device updates, so we couldn’t tell everything about it. But there is one thing this update brings, and it’s the April 1, 2017 Android security patch level. Noting that Samsung were sending out the monthly Android Security Maintenance Released (SMR).

Update Build version G900PVPS3CQD1 Technical details:

Country: United States
Carrier: Sprint
Device name: Galaxy S5
Model number: SM-G900P
Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)
Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
Baseband version: G900PVPS3CQD1
Kernel version: 3.4.0-9510242
Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPS3DQD1

What’s New:

Android Security Updates – April 2017 Android security patches

Previous updates:

Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)
Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
Baseband version: G900PVPS3CQC1
Kernel version: 3.4.0-9510242
Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPS3CQC1

This update clocked at around 21 MB in file size. It seeding via Over-The-Air OTA update only. The rolls out is still in stages, and it may take into several days before it will completely arrives on all Sprint Galaxy S5 owners.

However, 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.

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