Good news now you can enjoy a stable and a smooth Android experience on your device because Samsung has released new Android Nougat OTA update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C. This latest official firmware comes with build number N920CXXS4CRA1 along with January Security patch for fixes security breaches. The official update bringing a new Android platform, conserve battery power, improvement in features, add to the phone speed, new January security patch, address essential bugs and much more. So by installing this latest official firmware your device will be smooth up the Nougat OS and to secure your overall Android experience. In this guide, we’ll let you know that how to install XXS4CRA1 January Security Patch on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C.
Also, your smartphone should run better and faster, while you can enjoy longer battery life. Samsung rolled out this latest official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means not all users can get the update at the same time. If the latest firmware is not yet available in your region and you are excited to install it then still you can install it manually using Odin app. Odin is an official tool, developed by Samsung which is usually used on flash official firmware on any Samsung devices.
The latest official update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat. With this official update, Samsung has fixed the latest security flaws to keep your device safe from hackers, virus, and malware. The update is going to install bug fixes and stability improvements, everything for your own advantage. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing latest January security patch official update on your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C then go ahead and follow the given steps.
N920CXXS4CRA1 Android 7.0 Nougat January Security Patch Details:
|Model name||Galaxy Note5|
|Build date||Wed, 03 Jan 2018 07:51:11 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2018-01-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat January security patch firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C. 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-N920C.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 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-N920C will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920C) to January Security Patch:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat January security patch and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 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 Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C 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 Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C. (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 Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C to Android 7.0 Nougat January security patch official firmware update