Following the update for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Verizon is now pushing out a rather untimely update for Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+.  Similar to the update for S7 and S7 Edge, this incremental upgrade Barcode Beaming Service to the two devices.

Apart from Bar Beaming Service, Verizon is also giving the two top Samsung devices new ways of using Contacts. However, there are some extra features reserved just for Galaxy S6 Edge+ devices, which Galaxy Note 5 does not come with.

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The software version for Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ is MMB29K.N920VVRU2BPG5 and MMB29K.G928VVRU2BPG5 respectively. Moreover, the Amazon Music app that came preloaded with the two devices has been removed with the latest update.

Changelog for Verizon Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ update

Barcode Beaming Service

This service beams barcode information to your handset, improving or correcting the recognition response due to varying brightness levels and screen glare.

Use it on digital coupons, event tickets, library cards, loyalty cards, membership cards, and more.

Instantly scan your on-device barcodes with ease while using supported apps such as “Samsung Pay”.

Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

 

3 new ways to use Contacts

Profile sharing: Share profiles and images.

Simple sharing: Share files of up to 1 GB.

Event sharing: Share events by inviting your contacts to join them. Your contacts will also be able to add their own images and videos.

Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

Only for Galaxy S6 Edge+ devices

OnCircle

OnCircle is a new addition to People Edge, providing ways for creative communication, with more than just words. Express yourself with doodles, short video clips, emoticons and even touch effects.

Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

Amazon Widget

Get quick access to your favorite Amazon apps with just one swipe on the home screen.

If you are among the Verizon users who are eligible for the latest update, expect the OTA update notification to reach you soon. Moreover, you can manually check for the latest update by heading over to Settings->About phone->Software update->Check for updates.

Source: AndroidCentral

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