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Verizon releases KRACK fix for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and Note 5

New software updates are being seeded for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, and the Note 5. The new update brings a few security enhancements and patches to these devices.

Firstly, you will receive the latest November Android security patch with this update. Second, the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability has been patched. That’s two definite reasons to install this new update on your phone. Apart from these, you will not see any other changes after installing the update.

The software version for the Galaxy S6 is G920VVRS4DQK1, for Galaxy S6 Edge it’s G925VVRS4DQK1, for Galaxy S6 Edge+ it’s G928VVRS3CQK1, and for the Galaxy Note 5 it’s N920VVRS3CQK1. All of these updates are available over-the-air, and it could take a few days for it to appear on your device, if you haven’t already got the update. You can also check for the updates manually in Settings > About phone > Software update.

Check out: Samsung Oreo update release date

All these devices run on Android 7.0 Nougat, and may probably not receive the update to Oreo. However, a recent report had mentioned that the Galaxy S6 series could be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. Samsung’s latest flagships, the Galaxy S8, S8+, and the Note 8 are all due to get the Oreo update in the coming months.

Source: Verizon (1, 2, 3, 4)

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