How to Update Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C to Android 7.0 Nougat

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Samsung recently rolled out Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C. The new Note 5 update comes with the build number of N920CXXU3CQC7 and it’s packed with all the latest features along with the March security patches. The new Android 7.0 Nougat is currently on the roll and it weighs around 2GB. This new update not only improves the overall performance but also comes with some nice features like enhanced battery performance, better multi-tasking, new UX and new performance modes. This new Nougat update would take several days to reach on every Samsung Note 5 owner. Right now, the update is available in Turkey and if you can’t wait any further then you can install the latest Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy Note 5 manually by following our detailed guide.

Update Galaxy Note 5 to Android 7.0 Nougat N920CXXU3CQC7

Flashing Note 5 to N920CXXU3CQC7 is a simple process and would hardly take 10-15 minutes to complete. So, if you are ready then let’s update Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to Android 7.0 Nougat using Odin.

Following are the details of Nougat 7.0 Update of Galaxy Note 5:

Model SM-N920C
Model name Galaxy Note 5
Country Turkey
Version Android 7.0
Changelist 10809520
Build date Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:38:08 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-03-01
Product code TUR
PDA N920CXXU3CQC7
CSC  N920COJV3CQC7

Note:

This Android 7.0 update guide is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C. Verify your device model by going to Settings > About Phone.

Warning:

AndroidTutorial.Net will not be held responsible for any damage to your device during or after the update process. So proceed at your own risk.

Pre-requisites:

  1. Make sure you have created a full backup of your device including your personal photos and videos.
  2. Your device should have more than 60 percent or higher battery to prevent any unexpected shutdowns during the update process.
  3. You need to activate the USB Debugging on your device. You can enable it USB Debugging on Galaxy Note 5 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  4. You have installed the latest Galaxy Note 5 USB Drivers.

Required Files:

Download Android 7.0 Nougat N920CXXU3CQC7 Update for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C

Download Odin 3.12.3

How to Update Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C to Android 7.0 Nougat:

Step 1: First of all, download the official Android 7.0 Nougat update and Odin 3.12.3 for Galaxy Note 5.

Step 2: Now extract the Update file to get the tar.md5 file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 file.

Step 3: Once you got it. Turn Off your device to go into the Download Mode.

Step 4: Now connect your device to PC via the USB cable.

Step 5: Now, turn ON the device by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power key simultaneously and wait till you see the Android and a triangle. Now press the Power button again to enter into the Download Mode.

Step 6: Extract the Odin files in a folder and launch the Odin tool. Make sure your phone is in Download Mode.

Step 7: Once connected, you will see one of the ID:COM boxes will turn Yellow with the COM port number.

Step 8: Now select the firmware files tar.md5 file that you want to flash on Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C.

Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.

Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore the step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore if there is no such file.

Click on ‘PIT’ file and select the .pit file. Ignore the step if there is no such file.

Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in its name. Ignore the step if there is no such file.

Step 9: Once selected, Make sure the ‘Auto Reboot’ and “F. Reset Time’ options are checked and the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

Step 10: Now you are ready to go. Click on Start button to initiate the flashing process. This process will require some minutes to complete.

Step 11: Once completed, the Galaxy Note 5 will restart. Once back online you have the latest Android 7.0 installed and running.

That’s it. You have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920C. If you have any questions or stuck at any point do let us know in the comments.