We're getting a few reports that some T-Mobile customers who preordered the Galaxy S6 and its edgier brother are already receiving their phones. When they turn them on, they might just be greeted by an over-the-air update right away. The new builds are actually dated March 22nd, so it's probable that every S6 and S6 Edge in T-Mobile's initial batch will need this update. The build is Android 5.0.2, labeled G920TUVU1AOCG and G925TUVU1AOCG for the S6 and S6 Edge, respectively.

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There aren't any new features in either update, just a handful of fixes from Samsung:

  • Fingerprint scanner improvements
  • 'Failed to reboot' error message
  • Clock drift fix
  • Audio quality improvements
  • Calendar event fix
  • Exchange Global Address Lookup fix

Given T-Mobile's usual staged rollout, it may take several days or even a week or so for the OTA to get to your phone. I'd recommend waiting to take the update before flashing a custom recovery and/or rooting - after Lollipop 5.0, stock firmware can't be upgraded if there are any system-level modifications to a device's software. The update is 178.67MB (small for Samsung) and T-Mobile won't let you begin the download unless you're on a Wi-Fi network.