Verizon started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based security update for Verizon Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920V. The security update for Note 5 carries build number N920VVRU2BPD4, contains latest security patch and numerous other improvements along bug fixes to enhance stability. The main improvements mentioned on the official Verizon site were, fixed the “No Sim card detected” and improvements for incoming voice and video calls The official Android Marshmallow has already released for Verizon Note 5 but this is just another firmware update Verizon seeded to improved the device performance running on the Marshmallow firmware.
The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware for Verizon Note 5 N920V will be available via OTA or Kies but if you think you are good enough on manual update via Odin then what are you waiting for just go ahead and update your device with the latest firmware via Odin.
N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware details:
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (Verizon)
Android Version: 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Build Number: N920VVRU2BPD4
How to install VRU2BPD4 N920VVRU2BPD4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Verizon Note 5 N920V
Before you begin:
Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing stock firmware on your device, it will flash the official firmware on your device. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.
Create a Backup of your Samsung device
Backup is the most necessary part for your device
The most convenient backup method for the Galaxy devices is to backup via Samsung Kies, you will learn below how to backup your Verizon Note 5 N920V via Samsung Kies.
You need to prepare your device for the firmware update process, follow the below perquisites steps to keep the firmware update process smooth without facing errors.
Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.
Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download USB drivers for Samsung
Enable USB debugging and check the Allow Mock Locations option too. To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging. USB debugging is meant for the development purpose hence it will ask you for the confirmation so tap OK to confirm.
Sometimes “Developer options” are not visible in device settings menu, so what you need to do is, go to Settings >> About device >> Software information and there you will see an option build number. Tap it 7 times until a pop up arises with a message that you are now a developer, that’s it now go back and the Developers option is visible in the settings menu
Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware on Verizon Note 5 N920V. Just go ahead and follow the steps in sequence to avoid any issue while flashing N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware on Verizon Note 5 N920V.
How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware on Verizon Note 5 N920V via OTA
To update Verizon Note 5 N920V on Android 6.0 Marshmallow N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware you don’t need to download multiple file for it, just you need your device and the working internet connection. You must also remember that OTA process works only on Stock devices which means your device is no longer rooted while you searching for latest firmware via OTA. If you think your device is rooted then don’t waste your time switch to alternative firmware update processes or if possible un-root it and then give it a try. But we don’t recommend you to get stuck in such a long process just update it via Kies or Odin Method. If you think you are all set to go, then
Go to device Settings >> tap on About device >> Software updates.
Now tap it to check the latest available firmware. Upon it’s availability you will be prompted about the update, now what just tap “Download Now” to instantly download the firmware or “Download later” if you wish to download later. Some times it depends on the region too for example, if the update is released for a specific region but you are not present there then you will definitely need to switch to Kies method.
How to update Verizon Note 5 N920V to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware via Samsung KIES
To update Verizon Note 5 N920V on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware via KIES you need to follow the below simple steps in sequence. It is mandatory to follow the sequence in steps because if you miss any of step it could create trouble for you during the update process. Many users find Samsung Kies as the most easiest method for installing firmware update on Samsung devices and personally we recommend you to try the Official firmware update process via Kies.
First of all you need to download the Samsung Kies application from Official Samsung Site. We have mentioned the link to Samsung Kies application for you ease just click the below provided link to download Samsung Kies
Now install it on your PC and once the installation process is completed, click the Kies icon to run the Kies application.
Now the next step is to connect your Samsung device to PC via original USB cable.
As soon as you connect your device to PC, it will be automatically detect it and you are all set to go further.
Now once you are in Kies you are able to perform multiple operation including Backup which we already mentioned above. Now its essential to create a backup of your device before starting the update process.
To create a backup via Kies, click the “Backup and Restore” option and follow the on screen instructions.
Once the the backup process in completed now you can update your Verizon Note 5 N920V to latest available N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware.
Now click the “Firmware Update” button to check whether new firmware is available for your device, you will be notified when there is an available firmware update.
Now follow the on screen instructions to start the firmware update process.
It will reboot your device once the process is completed.
How to manually install VRU2BPD4 N920VVRU2BPD4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Verizon Note 5 N920V via Odin
Download VRU2BPD4 N920VVRU2BPD4 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Verizon Note 5 N920V [Click here]
To update Verizon Note 5 N920V to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow VRU2BPD4 N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware you need to download and extract Odin flash tool on PC. You can download Odin 3.10.6 from the below provided link.
Download Odin 3.10.6 [Just extract it]
Click the Odin.exe file in the extracted folder to run the Odin tool.
Now turn off your device and boot into Download Mode. Now turn on your device again by pressing and holding Home Button+Volume Down +Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning logo now press Volume up to boot your device into Download Mode.
Download Mode is the zone where you perform the installation related stuff, now connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.
You will be given the successful connection notification. The ID:COM box will turn Blue indicating that your device is now detected by Odin.
Now click the Option Tab in the Odin screen and make sure “Auto Reboot” & “F.Reset Time” options are checked on Odin.
Once done with the above steps now we are coming back to the main task, click the AP tab and choose the Tar (Firmware) file you download above.
Now just click Start and wait for the firmware installation process until completed.
You will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box once the firmware installation process is done by Odin.
Your device will reboot itself.
Stuck on boot animation?? Don’t worry follow the below steps
This little guide is for you if your device is stuck on boot animation for more then 10 minutes or keep restarting after some time during boot. First of all there are rare chances this happen to you but if you are suffering from all the described condition your device is soft brick. Now just follow the below description to get away from such a mess.
Pull the battery out from your device (if it’s removable) and re-install it.
If its non removable then press and hold power button for a few seconds it will turn off your device.
Now you need to restart your device into recovery mode, to do this, press and hold the volume up+Home+power buttons simultaneously.
You will be taken to recovery mode, from the menu select Wipe Data Factory Reset and Cache (Use volume keys to navigate).
Now go back and select reboot system now.
That’s it! You have successfully updated Verizon Note 5 N920V on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow VRU2BPD4 N920VVRU2BPD4 firmware. If you find some confusion in the installation process you are free to ask. Give us +1 or Like to say thanks.