Verizon just started rolling out latest Marshmallow based N920VVRU2APG5 firmware for Verizon Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V. The update is carrying Barcode Beaming features that allows you to save things using coupons, tickets and other on your device directly integrating with Samsung Pay. The N920VVRU2APG5 firmware for Note 5 N920V is the stock TouchWiz based firmware with multiple improvements and latest security patches, the update is live via OTA (Over-The-Air), the OTA notification will knock at your device anytime soon.
Samsung is rolling out firmware updates for most of the awaited devices on daily basis and we have posted guide on the firmware update process of these devices. In the following guide we are going to use the same process to update N920VVRU2APG5 firmware on Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V, just go ahead and start the installation procedure below you can find the N920VVRU2APG5 firmware information.
N920VVRU2APG5 firmware details:
Model Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (Verizon)
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Samsung Galaxy devices can be updated to newer firmware by two different software update methods. You can follow any one of them you find easy but every firmware update process has some limitations and requirements. If you have installed custom recovery on your device it will be replaced by the Stock Recovery image and your device will become completely Stock after flashing the firmware. Below are the three firmware update methods you can follow to update your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V on N920VVRU2APG5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
How to update Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V on Android 6.0.1 N920VVRU2APG5 Marshmallow via OTA (Over The Air) method
This is the first and preferably the most easiest method to update your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V to N920VVRU2APG5 firmware. You can use your device to download the firmware file if available and then the device will ask you to install the updates now or later. As we mentioned above the limitation of OTA method is that you can update your device to latest firmware only as long as you are present inside the region where the OTA has landed and your device is in stock un-rooted condition because rooted device will not able to receive the OTA updates then you have to un-root your device or switch to the alternative methods like Kies or Odin. To check whether your device is eligible for OTA Firmware update, unlock your device & navigate to
Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Check for updates
This will require a working internet connection to connect to the Samsung servers. You will receive a notification about the latest firmware availability click install to flash the firmware or tap install later to flash the latest update anytime later.
Download and install N920VVRU2APG5 update on Verizon Note 5 SM-N920V
Below we have described the two process to update Verizon Note 5 on N920VVRU2APG5 firmware with Barcode Beaming feature.
How to update Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V on N920VVRU2APG5 firmware via Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies is another useful firmware update application for Samsung and a bit easier to use, just follow the below steps to update your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V to using Samsung Kies.
- Download the Samsung Kies application from the Samsung website and install it on your windows PC or Mac.
- Once the installation process completes, click the Kies icon to run the application.
- Now connect your device to the PC using USB data cable.
- You device will be automatically detected by Kies application and now you can perform multiple functions apart from the firmware update. The Kies application allows you to create a backup of your device before updating to new firmware, click the “Backup and Restore” button and follow the on screen instructions.
- Once you successfully created a back up of your device now you can update your device to latest available firmware.
- Click the Firmware Upgrade button to check whether new firmware is available for your device, if the firmware is available for your device you will be notified.
- Proceed further and follow onscreen instructions to start the Update process.
- Your device will reboot automatically once the process is completed.
If you got the update notification or have updated your Galaxy Note 5 N920V to Android 6.0.1 N920VVRU2APG5 firmware let us know or follow the manual update method using Odin here.