Sprint Galaxy S5 Update G900PVPU3CPH3 Android Security Patch for August

There is a new update for Sprint Galaxy S5 has arrived today. The update initial changelog details says it's an Android security enhancements, so it is considerably just a security patch update for the month of August. The latter came out as build version G900PVPU3CPH3 via Over-The-Air OTA update and weighs at approximately 60MB in size to download. So better check the update manually if it happens that you still owns the Sprint Galaxy S5 with model number SM-G900P.

In addition, if you are very aware and or even not familiar of the recent Android vulnerabilities, this update plays very important part.
According to Android Security Bulletin, the August security patch package addresses 55 Google and 8 Samsung vulnerabilities and exposures. But so far, there are no reported incidents of exploitation and abuse from the said vulnerabilities. If you update device from time to time, it will just keep your personal data and files stored in the device more secure.

Technical details of the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow – update build G900PVPU3CPH3



  • Model number: SM-G900P

  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2016

  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)

  • Baseband version: G900PVPU3CPH3

  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9011736

  • Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPU3CPH3

Primary Features and/or Enhancements:



  • August Android Security Patch Level



The G900PVPU3CPH3 OTA update weighs at  approximately 60 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.