Samsung is going great regarding the release of latest security patch updates to only the latest devices but also the older ones as well. Today latest update carrying August security patch has been released for 3 years old flagship Galaxy S5 on Verizon network in US. The update arrives as build G900VVRU2DQH2, installs security patch for the month of August along some improvements and bug fixes. On the official Verizon page it’s is mentioned that Bluetooth connectivity bug has been addressed in the update along other minor improvements.
Galaxy S5 is a 3 year old device that was sold in a huge number in the market, still millions of users are using this device. The Galaxy S5 release at that time was a big improvements over it’s predecessor Galaxy S4 in many aspects like, improved battery, fingerprint security, heart rate sensor for monitoring pulse rate and low heating issue. The device was released with the Android KitKat firmware later upgraded to Lollipop and then Marshmallow. Even third party developers have also developed multiple Android Nougat based custom ROMs for it.
August security update build G900VVRU2DQH2 for Verizon Galaxy S5
So that was all about a brief history of the device, if you own a Verizon Galaxy S5 G900v and wish to update it right away, head to Settings > About device > System updates. Carrier bonded devices often get late firmware updates but we recommend you keep an eye on the OTA via the above mentioned process or follow this Kies update method to update it via Samsung Kies using computer.