Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update Released for Sprint Galaxy Note 4, Fixes Stagefright Vulnerability
Sprint has started rolling out the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for its variation of Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
The new software update, which comes with build number “N910PVPU4COG5,” patches a critical security vulnerability, dubbed Stagefright, which was discovered just a few days ago. The Stagefright vulnerability allows an attacker to access multimedia files or potentially take control of a vulnerable device.
Additionally, the firmware brings performance improvements as well as other security enhancements. The update is only 615MB in size and is rolling out over-the-air (OTA), so it might take a few days to reach all the Galaxy Note 4 devices out there.
Here is the changelog for the update:
- Samsung Galaxy Note 4 software update – version N910PVPU4COG5
- ALERT: Patch for critical security vulnerability (“Stagefright”)
- OS upgrade – Lollipop 5.1.1
- Security Enhancements
- Device stability improvements, bug fixes
- New and / or enhanced features
- Further improvements to performance
To update your Sprint Galaxy Note 4 to Android 5.1.1, head over to the “Settings” option on your device and tap the “About phone” option. After that, you need to tap the “software update” option to proceed.
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