T Mobile, the popular US mobile carrier, has begun to roll out the latest June security patches for the S6 and the S6 Edge devices on the network.
The update weighs about 250 MB and offers latest Android security patches for June.
This bumps the device to the version G920TUVU4EPF1 for the S6 and G925TUVU3EPD1 for the S6 Edge. The new June security patch offers enhancements to functionalities connected with theft. It also offers some regular fixes for bugs in the software.
Since the update is an OTA, over the air, it will take some time before reaching all devices on the T Mobile network. However, if users are impatient to receive the update, they can check out their device manually be heading to the Settings and About Device on their phones. You can also install the Smart Switch by Samsung on your computer and download the update. It is important to ensure that there is at least 50% battery in your devices before trying to install the update on your devices. Users must also connect their devices to a stable Wi Fi connection, before attempting to download the latest security fix update from T Mobile. If necessary, it is also recommended that you make a backup for important data on the phone.
The update for the S6 has a weight of 247.41 MB, whereas that of the S6 Edge is a little higher at 248.09 MB. The two updates are slated for releasing over the air from the 27th of June to the 17th of July.
Run off the Mill Features
There is nothing very exciting about the June update, as it is the usual run off the mill security patch offered on a monthly basis. It is not as exciting as the Marshmallow update that was offered for the Note Edge or the Note 4 recently. However, it is nice to know that the carrier is offering the security patch on a timely basis. It is important for users of the device to keep the phone secure, so those owning these two devices, the S6 and the S6 Edge must keep their eyes open and be alert regarding this update.
T Mobile is one of the biggest network carriers in the US and it has been continually issuing security updates for all the Samsung flagship devices as well as others. In May, the carrier has rolled out an important security update for the S7 and the S7 Edge devices, bringing playback support for FM radio. In the previous month, in April this year, T Mobile had pushed out another update for these two devices. The update brought about crucial support for the Samsung Pay feature and also improved voice services. It brought in optimizations for the battery life of the two devices and also fixed sever bugs in the OS.
However, the latest update does not bring in any new treats, merely offering routing bug fixes and security patches for the software.