Samsung AT&T Galaxy Note 5 received the OTA Nougat update because Samsung has started pushing out the official update based on Android 7.0 Nougat for AT&T Note 5 (SM-N920A) variants. Galaxy Note 5 comes with a lot of interesting features and initially comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS out of the box and after some time got the official updates to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Today, we are sharing the Android 7.0 Nougat official update for AT&T Galaxy Note 5. The official update comes with build ID N920AUCU4EQC6 along with newer security patch level from AOSP. The Android 7.0 Nougat official update brings lots of new features like, improved split-windows, new notification menu with new toggle buttons, improved and redesigned user interface, quick reply from notification shade, changing the screen resolution etc. Also, the update is stable, fast and smoothly run on your device. By following this simple step by step guide, you can update your AT&T Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A) to stock Android 7.0 Nougat.
We always strongly recommend keeping updated your Android devices to the fresh official updates released by Samsung. Samsung has rolled out this latest update via OTA (Over–the–Air), so not all users can get the official update at the same time. If the update has not yet reached in your region then still you can update manually using Odin app. Odin is an official firmware flashing tool that allows you to flash any official firmware on Samsung devices. The most recent update brings tons of new features, UI changes and bug fixes. If you are interested in installing Android 7.0 Nougat official update on AT&T Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A) then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-N920A.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung AT&T Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920A) to Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung AT&T Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920A to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update