Sprint Galaxy S5 Update G900PVPU3CPG1 July Android Security Patch and Several Fixes

Samsung has just started  rolling out the July Android Security Patch for the Sprint Galaxy S5 (SM-G900P). The update has bumped up the Android 6.0.1 Marsmallow OS to build version G900PVPU3CPG1 from the current build version G900PVPS3CPE2. Along with July security patch, there are also several fixes included in it to address to some certain issues such as the Short code messaging, and SOS message feature. The Kineto client is also being updated for more stability.

Technical details of the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow – update build G900PVPU3CPG1

  • Model number: SM-G900P
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)
  • Baseband version: G900PVPU3CPG1
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-8683474
  • Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPU3CPG1

Primary Features and/or Enhancements:

  • July Android Security Patch Level
  • Short code messaging fix
  • Updated Kineto client
  • Fix for SOS message feature

The G900PVPU3CPG1 OTA update weighs at  approximately 90 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.