AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ are now being updated to Android Nougat

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ are now being updated to Android Nougat
Not long after Sprint updated its Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to Android Nougat, AT&T this week started pushing a Nougat update to its own version of the Note 5 (N920A).

According to AT&T's official Galaxy Note 5 support page - see the source link below - the new update brings Android 7.0 Nougat (not 7.1) to the handset, and includes the March security patch. Users are also getting two pre-loaded apps (Samsung Cloud and Samsung Pass), plus improvements related to network performance. Moreover, the update is removing some apps, including AT&T Address Book, AT&T Live, and MobiTV.

The Android 7.0 Nougat update for AT&T's Galaxy Note 5 weighs in at about 1.57 GB. While the update is officially being rolled out starting today, April 11, not everyone will get it right away.

At the moment, it's not clear if the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will also be updated to Android 7.1 Nougat, but we're going to let you know as soon as we find out.

Update: AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (model number G928A) is getting its Nougat update as well - see the second source link below.

sources: AT&T (Note 5), AT&T (S6 edge+) 

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Galaxy Note 5
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(22h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Samsung is steamrolling its way back from the Note 7 fiasco. Keep pumping out good products, and updates, and it'll soon be forgotten.

2. SleeperOne

Posts: 370; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

Most of us have moved on already.

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Samsung isn't really worried about the die hard techies, that make up a very small demographic. They were heavily marketing the Note 7 to the mainstream consumer, the largest demographic. Those are the ones that found out about the Note 7, on ABC, CBS, MSNBS, and other non tech site outlets. I don't know if you were tying to be a smart ass, or not, but ask Samsung how much they want it totally forgotten.

9. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

My wife got this update last night. She's so f**king unhappy. She called me at work this morning ranting.

4. sissy246

Posts: 7006; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Not here for my note 5 yet

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Patience my fair lady lol. It'll be there before you know it.

7. ph00ny

Posts: 2002; Member since: May 26, 2011

Downloading mine now

6. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

I got updated toady around noon couldn't use my phone for about an hour, :( But now its up and running and seems great.

8. LiveFaith

Posts: 363; Member since: Jul 04, 2015

How cool. Will look forward to getting that. Planning on the Note 8 for now this fall. Poor old 5 is torn and tattered.

10. skymitch89

Posts: 1451; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Same with Verizon, at least for the Note 5. Downloaded it last night and installed this morning (after letting the phone charge).

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