Samsung has recently released the Android Nougat official update for Galaxy Note 5 N920G variant in India. Google’s Nougat was already rolled out for the European Galaxy Note 5 and now Asian Galaxy Note 5 users can update their devices to the latest Android 7.0 Nougat official update. This latest firmware comes with build ID N920GDDU3CQC7 along with new security patch. The Android 7.0 Nougat update comes with lots of new features like Multi-Window, optimized Doze mode, bug fixes and much more. Also, the Android Nougat firmware is stable and smoothly run on your device. The official update currently available in India and weighs about 1GB. Samsung has rolled out this latest update via OTA (Over – the – Air), so not all users can get the update at the same time. If the latest update yet not reach in your region then still you can install it mannually by using Odin app.
Odin is an official firmware flashing tool that allows you to flash any official firmware on Samsung devices. By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Galaxy Note 5 N920G to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware. N920GDDU3CQC7 comes with many new features and amazing functions that you will really enjoy. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing the latest Android 7.0 Nougat official update on Galaxy Note 5 N920G then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-N920G.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N92GC) to Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920G to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update