Samsung has started rolling out the official Nougat update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F variants. After announcing the Nougat update for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, now finally Samsung has considered and announced the official updated based on Android 7.0 Nougat for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. This latest update comes with build ID G920FXXU5EQBG and G925FXXU5EQAC along with the latest security patch. This new firmware brings Samsung Experience UI and many features like new Quick panel, notifications, multi-window support, performance mode, Samsung Pass and much more. Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware file is currently available in the European countries only. So if the update has not yet reached in your region then don’t worry, still, you can install it manually by using Odin app.
Odin is an official firmware flashing tool that allows you to flash any official firmware on Samsung devices. By following this step by step guide, you can install the latest official Android OS version on your Galaxy S6 (G920F) and Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F). This latest update packed with all official Android Nougat features and customizations. We always recommend updating Android devices with the recent official firmware. If you are interested in updating your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F to official update Android 7.0 Nougat then go ahead and follow the givens steps.
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F. 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-G925F / G920F.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F 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 S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Download Galaxy S6 Update Android 7.0 Nougat
Cyprus : G920FXXU5EQBG
Hungary (VDH) : G920FXXU5EQBG
Netherlands (Vodafone) : G920FXXU5EQBG
Germany (Vodafone) : G920FXXU5EQBG
Slovenia (Si.mobil) : G920FXXU5EQBG
Switzerland (Swisscom) : G920FXXU5EQBG
United Kingdom (Vodafone) : G920FXXU5EQBG
Romania (Vodafone) : G920FXXU5EQBG
Greece (Vodafone) : G920FXXU5EQBG
Download Galaxy S6 Edge Update Android 7.0 Nougat
United Kingdom/Ireland: G925XXU5EQAC
Bulgaria (MTL) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Austria (A1) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Germany (Vodafone) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Hungary (VDH) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Cyprus : G925FXXU5EQBG
Greece (Vodafone) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Croatia (VIPNET) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Italy (Vodafone) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Ireland (Vodafone) : G925FXXU5EQBG
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge (SM-G925F / G920F) to Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F 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 S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F 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 S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F. (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 S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.