8/27/16

Update the software of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (G870A)

Advisory :

Update summary
Effective August 26, 2016, AT&T released a software update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (G870A). You can download the update via Firmware Over The Air (FOTA). A Wi-Fi connection is required.

Software update includes
Android OS 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Wi-Fi Calling
Video Calling
Android device security enhancements

Instructions :

What to expect after the update
Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend that you back up your media files to an SD card, a PC, or using a favorite application (from the Play Store), prior to upgrading the software.

Before you begin
In order to receive this software update, your device must be on current baseband version ending in PB1, PB3, or PB6. If not, repeat the update process until PB1, PB3, or PB6 is installed, and then you should be able to install the latest software update.
Ensure you have enough available memory for this update. You may need to remove apps or data to increase the available memory on your device. You can back up your data before deleting it.

To update the software
Make sure your device is sufficiently charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
From the device home screen, pull down the notification shade and tap Settings.
Scroll to the System category and tap About device.
Tap Software update > Check for updates.
Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the software update.
The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

To verify the update
From the device home screen, pull down the notification shade and tap Settings.
Scroll to the System category and tap About device.
If the build number matches new specifications, the device has the latest firmware:
Android version: 6.0.1
Android Security Patch Level (SPL): August 1, 2016
Baseband Version: G870AUCU2DPH2
Kernel Version: 3.18.20-8737252 dpi@SWDD5606 #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Aug 8 13:14:36 KST 2016
Build Number: MMB29M.G870AUCU2DPH2
File Size: 906MB to 907MB (dependent on the below versions ending in PB1, PB3 or PB6)

https://www.att.com/esupport/article.html#!/wireless/KB425050

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