After completing the July security patches for all its current Galaxy devices, Samsung is rolling out an unexpected update. The Galaxy S6 Edge update for August comes with a changelog that mentions a “patch for a critical security vulnerability”.
Although it is not yet clear what exactly the issue is, it most probably isn’t related to the Quadrooter vulnerability. Quadrooter affects devices on which apps are installed manually, and Google is working to completely fix the vulnerability by the September security update.
Apart from the critical security vulnerability fix mentioned in the Galaxy S6 Edge security update, the changelog also mentions “efficient memory management”. Apart from overall performance improvements and optimization of unused apps, don’t expect any significant change from the update.
The Galaxy S6 Edge security update is already live in India, with the firmware version G925IDVS3EPH2 and a file size of 63MB. You should receive a notification about the available OTA update in the coming days. To manually view available update for your S6 Edge, head over to Settings->About phone->Software update->Check for updates.
You can also use our firmware platform to keep an eye out for the latest Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge update.
Have you received the latest Galaxy S6 Edge security update already? Do you find it to bring any significant improvement or stability to your device? Keep us posted about it in the comments section down below.
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January 15 2019