Without a doubt, Sprint is doing its best — and is working pretty fast — to update its devices to fix the critical vulnerability in Android called Stagefright. After fixing the said bug in its Galaxy Note 4 along with Android 5.1 update, Sprint is rolling updates to fix the bug in Google Nexus 6 and Galaxy Note Edge starting today.
The build no. for Sprint Galaxy Note Edge update is N915PVPU4COG1, while that for Nexus 6 is LMY48I. UPDATE: More Sprint devices are receiving Stagefright fixer update today, so we’ve provided a full list devices with their build no at the bottom. Check out your device there, and if it’s listed, do a little how-to below to force the update on your device.
How to: If an OTA update notification hasn’t knocked at your device yet, try to force update from Settings > About device > Software update, and then tap on ‘Check for update’ button.
Though, remember that you’ll lose root access if you ave it right now — so yes skip this update if want root access more and could survive with Stagefright bug. A critical one, no less.
You’ll likely get the update over the next few days under gradual rollout system. We’ll let you know once we get our hands on it, and would try to grab a download for you too. Keep watching this space, you know.
List of device with Stagefright fixer update:
- Galaxy Note 4, build N910PVPU4COG5 (also brings 5.1.1)
- Galaxy Note Edge, build N915PVPU4COG1
- Galaxy S6, build G920PVPU2BOGA
- Galaxy S6 Edge, build G925PVPU2BOGA
- Galaxy S5, build G900PVPU3BOG1
- Nexus 5, build LMY48I
- Nexus 6, build LMY48I