Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was released in June 2016 and came with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. Now get ready to experience something better and new Android OS. Galaxy Note 5 received the major Android update based on Android 7.0 Nougat. This latest Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware comes with build version N920W8VLU4CQC9 for the Canadian Note 5 SM-N920W8. The Android 7.0 Nougat official software is fully stable, fast and smoothly run on your Canadian Galaxy Note 5 and the download links are available for Bell Mobile, Koodo Mobile, EastLink, Virgin Mobile, SaskTel, Telus, Videotron and more. Samsung has rolled out this update via OTA, so not all users can get the update at the same time. If the Android 7.0 Nougat official update is not yet available in your region then still you can install it manually by using Odin app.
Odin is an official tool developed by Samsung, specially designed to be used to update your Android devices to the latest official updates released by Samsung. By following this step by step guide, you can update your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware. This latest official firmware comes with new features, capabilities, applications and bug fixes and stability improvements along with latest March 2017 security patch. Not necessary but it is better to take a complete backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.0 Nougat official update to Canadian Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 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-N920W8. 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-N920W8.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8, 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-N920W8 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 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-N920W8 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download Canada (Bell Mobile):
- Download Canada (Koodo Mobile):
- Download Canada (EastLink):
- Download Canada (Virgin Mobile):
- Download Canada (SaskTel):
- Download Canada (Telus):
- Download Canada (Vidéotron):
- Download ODIN v3.10.7
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM-N920W8) to Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 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-N920W8 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-N920W8. (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-N920W8 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.