Sprint Galaxy S5 Updates to version G900PVPU3CPL2, December AndroidSecurity Patches

Sprint has started pushing an OTA update dubbed as build version G900PVPU3CPL2 on Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900P). It's more likely just another security updates to which contains the December Android Security patches. Sprint haven't posted anything about this update yet though. But by judging the update's file size that weighs at around 237 MB,  it considerably includes several bug fixes,  enhanced features and or other system improvements.

In addition, the December Android Security Maintenance Release (SMR) packaged contains 81 security patches for Google Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), and around 15 security patches for Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE). You may find this details at Google's Android Security bulletin.

Update Build version G900PVPU3CPL2 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: December 1, 2016

  • Baseband version: G900PVPU3CPL2

  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9510242

  • Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPU3CPL2

What's New:

  • Android Security Updates - December 2016 Android security patches

  • Device stability and optimize performance

  • General bug-fixes to resolve known issues, and other system improvements.

Previous updates:

  • Model number: SM-G900P

  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)

  • Android security patch level: November 1, 2016

  • Baseband version: G900PVPS3CPK1

  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-9510242

  • Build number: MMB29M.G900PVPS3CPK1

The G900PVPU3CPL3 OTA update weighs at  approximately 230 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.