Biggest US carrier Verizon has started seeding Blueborne fix update for older Samsung flagships including Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S6 Edge Plus and Note 5 on it’s network. The update brings October security patch along fix for the notorious Blueborne vulnerability and arrives as build number N920VVRS3CQI3 for Verizon Note 5 N920V. If you are running older firmware on your device then this guide for you, in this post we have mentioned each possible way to update your device right away without wasting time.
The Blueborne fix N920VVRS3CQI3 firmware for Verizon Note 5 N920V can be updated via OTA, Kies and Odin as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates. You can also install stock Nougat N920VVRS3CQI3 firmware on Verizon Note 5 N920V using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (Verizon)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: N920VVRS3CQI3
Android Security Patch Level: 1.10.2017
How to install Blueborne fix N920VVRS3CQI3 update on Verizon Note 5 N920V via Odin
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install Blueborne fix N920VVRS3CQI3 update on Verizon Note 5 N920V
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Verizon Note 5 N920V via Odin.
Download Blueborne fix october patch N920VVRS3CQI3 firmware for Verizon Note 5 N920V. (The update is available via Kies or OTA, it is not available as tar yet)
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