Verizon Galaxy S5 Update G900VVRU2DPF4 Marshmallow Latest Security Patches

Verizon Galaxy S5 is getting another OTA update and bumped up the current Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS from build version G900VVRU2DPD1 to G900VVRU2DPF4.  This update is said to optimize device performance and applies the latest security patches to which points out for the month of June fixes.

Furthermore, the June security maintenance package contains 29 Google and 9 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposure patches.  Some of it were classified as "Critical" while the rest are just at "High" or in Medium" severity.  So this update plays very important part to keep your device safe out of the said security vulnerabilities.

The following are the technical details

What New in Update:

  • Optimize the device performance
  • Resolve known issues
  • Apply the June security patches

Technicals details of the G900VVRU2DPF4 Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

Device: Samsung Galaxy S5
Model number: SM-G900V
Android security patch level: June 1, 2016
Baseband version: G900VVRU2DPF4
Kernel version: 3.4.0-8025411
Build number: MMB29M.G900VVRU2DPF4

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.
  • Find “Software 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 telling you that a new update is available. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later.

source: Verizon Galaxy S5 Update support page