Smartphone manufacturing companies release various updates from time to time to ensure hassle-free performance of their devices and Samsung is one of the leading companies that focus on this part. Recently Samsung has launched a new S6 Edge Update which is meant to spruce up the phone’s security and performance. The update is currently being rolled out to users in India.
The total size of this firmware update is 63 MB and it features the build version G925IDVS3EPH2. The screenshot of the changelog listed on the publication unravelled that the update is primarily considered as a “patch for critical security vulnerability.”
There was no specification given if the security enhancement is related to Quadrooter, the latest Android vulnerability reported that puts 900 million Android devices at risk. According to Sam Mobile, this security patch is typically not for it and Google has disclosed that Android’s inbuilt ‘Verify Apps’ feature can already block apps that contain QuadRooter code.”
Moreover, the changelog also clarified that this Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge update tends to catch in “improved performance with efficient management system” as well as the various changes given below.
• Enhanced closing dormant applications
• Automatic deletion of redundant cache files
• Notification of wobbly apps
After downloading and installing this Samsung S6 Edge update, users can expect to witness noticeable improvement in device’s performance and stability. However, they must need to acknowledge that getting back to the older version once this update is installed is not possible. This is due to the fact that these updates affect security policy.
As per Team Android, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge update is available via Over-The-Air (OTA). This simply means that an automatic push notification would come out once the firmware becomes available. However, since the OTA update is being released in parts, it may take a while for some S6 Edge users to receive the latest firmware update.
If you wish to check the availability of firmware update, you can do it yourself. For that, go to Settings, choose About Device, select Software Updates, and choose Check for Updates. The device will search for the latest device updates released by the manufacturer and will prompt if available. Users can then follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the update.
Launched in March 2015, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is regarded as the curved edge screen version of the typical flagship model, its predecessor Galaxy S6. It features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED screen with 1440 x 2560p resolution and 577ppi pixel density, GSM Arena’s specs page for the phone listed. Corning Gorilla Glass 4 is behind the protection of LCD. The phone came pre-installed with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.
It is its “premium eye-catching design” as well as its stunning camera and powerful interface that make this device one of the most sought after smartphones in the market today. A large number of users prefer this smartphone for its striking design and amazing features.