Verizon Galaxy S5 March 2017 Security Patch Updates MMB29M.G900VVRU2DQC2

Verizon is pushing an OTA update for Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V) containing the March 1, 2017 Android Security patch level. Noting that big red’s has also unleashed the Android 7.0 Nougat updates on its Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 flagships. Even though the Galaxy S5 will never get any Android 7.0 Nougat treatment, but the Big Red still ensures that the device will receive the Security Maintenance Release (SMR) in a monthly basis.  The update has moved the device recent Android 6.0.1 OS to build version MMB29M.G900VVRU2DQC2 from previous released build MMB29M.G900VVRS2DQB2.

Aside from Android security patches, it also includes fixes to an email issue and updates the Amazon Shopping app.  Fixes an issue that prevented Outlook 2007 and 2003 users from accessing and downloading email attachments, according to Verizon addressed changelog details.

Update version MMB29M.G900VVRU2DQC2 details :

  • Model number: SM-G900V
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) 
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G900VVRU2DQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0
  • Build number: MMB29M.G900VVRU2DQC2

Previous Update version MMB29M.G900VVRS2DQB2 

  • Model number: SM-G900V
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) 
  • Android security patch level: February 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G900VVRS2DQB2
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0
  • Build number: MMB29M.G900VVRS2DQB2

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S5 G900V to Marshmallow via Over-The-Air (OTA)

This is usually how the carrier branded or locked Samsung Galaxy S5, performs a software update.  This method is Firmware Update through over the air or called as OTA update, which most often  a notification message will directly send out to you from your network provider and notifies you that there is a new update available for download.  If you did not receive any notification messages you can manually check for the update instead.  Doing so you may only navigate on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900V  Settings > System updates > Check for new system update.

  • Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
  • Tap the Settings icon.
  • Tap System update.
  • Tap Check for new system update.

It will automatically tells you that a new update is available. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later.

The other option is to use the Verizon software update tool itself, from where you  simply plug-in your phone into your computer to perform an update.

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