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Galaxy Note 5 Dual SIM (SM-N9208) now receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

Samsung is rolling out a new firmware update to Galaxy Note 5 Dual SIM (SM-N208) which bumps up the software to Android Nougat. The update is being rolled out over the air.

Arriving as build number N9208XXU3CQC6 to Galaxy Note 5 Dual SIM (also known as Note 5 Duos), the update installs the Android 7.0 Nougat OS. It also brings the March security patch update.

Once the Nougat has been installed, users of Galaxy Note 5 Duos will be greeted with a handful of new features viz split-window mode, improved menu settings, improved user interface and notification controls. The OTA update should reach your device soon if it hasn’t already. Or instead of waiting you can check for it manually by going to Settings > About device > System updates.

As Nougat software update files are usually on the hefty side, it is advisable to sufficiently charge your Galaxy Note 5 Duos before initiating the download. Also, get your device connected to a WiFi network to avoid extra data charges.

Read: How to Downgrade Samsung Galaxy Note 5 from Android 7.0 Nougat to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Meanwhile, Samsung has also started seeding out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to single SIM Galaxy Note 5 units in various regions. The users in India have reported receiving the update as firmware build N920GDDU3CQC7.


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