Sprint has started rolling out a new firmware update to Galaxy S6 Edge+. The update installs the February security patch and is being seeded out over the air (OTA).
The update was released on February 28th and arrives as build number G928PVPS3BQB1. It brings along with it the latest Android security patches. If you’re on Sprint and own Galaxy S6 Edge+, make sure you download the latest update as it is a recommended one.
As the update is being released in stages, it may take a while before it hits your device. Once you receive the notification, hit the download button. But before that, make sure your phone is over 50 percent charged and connected to a WiFi network. And in case, you want to check for it right away, go to Settings » About device » System Updates.
Sprint has also started pushing February security patch to three other Galaxy handsets — Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and the Note 5. For Galaxy S6 the update arrives as build G920PVPS4CQB1 while the software version for the S6 Edge is G925PVPS4CQB1 and for Note 5 is N920PVPS3BQB1.
Notably, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, which was launched in 2015 with Android Lollipop OS has been upgraded to Android Marshmallow. And very soon, the device will be bumped up to Android Nougat OS. In fact, various variants of the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus have received certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance authority for the Android 7.0 Nougat update.