The latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware update is now officially available for the Samsung’s flagship device Galaxy Galaxy Note 5 after a long wait. This firmware came with build number N920CXXU2BPB6 and is popping on many Samsung’s sites. So if you haven’t yet received an over the air (OTA) notification and can’t wait for the firmware officially being available in your region then we have a step-by-step guide to manually flash the Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware N920CXXU2BPB6 on your Note.
It doesn’t matter that which firmware you have currently installed on your Note 5, the firmware would install over that. Even if a custom ROM is installed on your device then this Marshmallow firmware can be directly flashed on it easily. Keep in mind that the TWRP recovery and root by removed by installing this Android 6.0 firmware. So go ahead and follow the given guide to update your Note 5 to this latest Android OS version to enjoy awesome features like the Doze mode, improved App permissions and native fingerprint support.
N920CXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 Details:
Model name: GALAXY Note 5
Version: Android 6.0.1
Build date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 06:40:05 +0000
Product code: CAM
This guide containing the firmware is working only with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 model N920C. Do not try to install this firmware on any other model or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by going to Settings > About Phone.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held liable for any kind of damage to your Note 5 during or after the installation of N920CXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Download and install Samsung’s USB Drivers on your PC for Galaxy Note 5.
- Make a proper backup of all your important data like SMS, MMS, Audio, Video files and contacts etc on your phone.
- Enable USB debugging option by navigating to Menu > Settings > Applications.
- Disable Samsung KIES and any antivirus programs on your PC before proceeding to the installation guide.
- The battery level of your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 should be at least about 80% to avoid unexpected shutdowns.
Steps to Install N920CXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 on Galaxy Note 5:
Follow the give steps to install N920CXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 5:
Step No 1:- First, download the N920CXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware file and Odin tool (Odin3_v3.10.6.zip) for your Galaxy Note 5 on the desktop of the PC from the above given links.
Step No 2:- Extract the Android 5.1.1 firmware file to get .tar.md5 extension and also extract the Odin .zip file as well.
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy Note 5 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Turn ON the phone by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons at the same time.
Step No 5:- Launch Odin3 v3.10.6 on the PC (as Administrator).
Step No 6:- As the Galaxy Note 5 is currently in Download Mode, connect it with PC and wait for a while till Odin detects it. If the drivers are installed correctly then the ID: COM box will turn light blue and “Added” message will be appear in Odin after phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7:- In Odin, click on the AP button and navigate to the firmware file (tar.md5) that you’ve already extracted and placed on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 8:- Ensure that you’ve checked Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options and the Re-Partition option must be unchecked.
Step No 9:- In Odin, click on the Start button to begin the installation process that may take a few minutes to completed.
Step No 10:- Once the flashing process is finished, the Galaxy Note 5 N920C will be automatically rebooted.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.
That’s All! You’ve installed the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock build on the Galaxy Note 5 successfully.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or problem regarding the above guide.