Verizon Galaxy S5, Note Edge and Note 4 gets January security update, build QA1

Mobile carrier Verizon has started rolling out a new firmware update to three Samsung devices- the Galaxy S5, Note Edge and Note 4. The update brings with it the January security update.
Arriving as build number QA1, the January security patch comes along with enhanced device performance and bug fixes.

If you are using a Verizon Galaxy S5, you will receive a software version G900VVRS2DQA1 which will bump up your device with the latest updates. For Note Edge users, the software version is N915VVRS2CQA1 while it is N910VVRS2CQA1 for Note 4 handsets.

The update being an OTA, will hit your devices anytime soon. Yet, if you do not want to wait for it, you can manually check by heading to Settings >> About device >> Download updates.

However, before updating the above mentioned devices, ensure that you your device has sufficient charge of at least 50% and download the update preferably over WiFi. Also, take a backup of any important data.

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4 Comments

  1. Did the update today and nowy phone is lagging in response time.. has powered itself off a few times and when accessing certain apps like Facebook videos lag and it lags and/or won’t scroll the page. Done a hard and soft reset and he saved everything toy sd card in the event I have to reset my phone (which I hope to avaoid). Is there anything I can do to fix this issue.. like UNINSTALL THIS TERRIBLE UPDATE!

  2. Did the update today and nowy phone is lagging in response time.. has powered itself off a few times and when accessing certain apps like Facebook videos lag and it lags and/or won’t scroll the page. Done a hard and soft reset and he saved everything toy sd card in the event I have to reset my phone (which I hope to avaoid). Is there anything I can do to fix this issue.. like UNINSTALL THIS TERRIBLE UPDATE!

  3. did th same to me…i decided to root my mobile and try a few custom roms, it was kinda horrible

  4. did th same to me…i decided to root my mobile and try a few custom roms, it was kinda horrible

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