After starting to rollout updates to its Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 variants earlier this week, Verizon today has begun pushing updates to its Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and Tab 4 10.1 with a fix for the Stagefright exploit in tow. Verizon has shared official update changelogs on its website for all three updates, noting that it bumps the Android OS to version 5.1.1.
In addition to patching the Sagefright exploit, the update includes a toggle for the parallax wallpaper feature, new camera exposure settings, added support for the Chinese language, and caller ID for Advanced Calling.
The full changelog is below and you can view Verizon’s accompanying documents at the links below, as well. For those unfamiliar, Stagefright is a security hole that can see malicious software delivered to a device through MMS messaging and executed automatically.
- Caller Name ID now works if you have Advanced Calling enabled on your device. With Caller Name ID, you can:
- Identify unknown callers so you can easily screen calls
- See identified caller names in your call log
- Easily add new callers to contacts
- Choose what people see when you call them with Picture ME
- Upgrade to Android OS 5.1.1
- Fixed an issue where sometimes ‘Contacts has stopped’ would pop up
- Fixed a no service condition when traveling to Puerto Rico
- Fixed an issue where sometimes the Mobile Data icon would disappear from the Quick Panel
- Made improvements to auto-correction and predictive text in native keypad
- Android security patches
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