Another fresh Android OS firmware update arrived for the T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Samsung is rolling out this update which is based on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and is available via OTA (over-the-air) to upgrade S6 Edge Plus devices. The software update comes with build number G928TUVU2COI5 bringing improvements and bugs fixes but the exact change is currently not available as T-Mobile is yet to come out with official acknowledgement. Users having T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge Plus can download this update via OTA but those who are unable to upgrade their devices or have not yet received the OTA notification then we have a step by step guide to get this latest firmware on your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.
In this tutorial we’ll use Odin flashing tool to install the stock G928TUVU2COI5 firmware. Odin tool is specially developed for the Samsung devices that can be used to install custom recovery, to get root access and flashing a stock firmware etc. As the given firmware is a full firmware package, thus you’ll be required to flash it and restore your S6 Edge Plus to stock. Ready to get started? Go ahead to the installation instructions.
|Name||Galaxy S6 Edge+|
|Build date||Sat, 19 Sep 2015 07:45:22 +0000|
This guide containing the G928TUVU2COI5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware file and instructions can be used only with Samsung T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge Plus model number SM-G928T. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your phone before proceeding to the installation guide.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928T during or after the installation of G928TUVU2COI5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. However, installing an official firmware through Odin doesn’t void the warranty of your but proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S6 Edge+, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve properly installed the Galaxy S6 Edge+ USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after the installation of the stock update it will be lost.
- The custom recovery will be replaced by the stock version.
- If the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is rooted then after installing the official firmware, it will no longer belong to a rooted version.
- Check the battery level of your phone, it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Flash Stock G928TUVU2COI5 Update on T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge+:
Step No 1:- Download the G928TUVU2COI5 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware G928TUVU2COI5_G928TTMB2COI5_TMB.zip (1.66 GB)) file and Odin tool (Odin3_v3.10.7.zip) for your Galaxy S6 Edge+ 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 S6 Edge+ 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 on the PC (as Administrator).
Step No 6:- As the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus 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 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 T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge Plus SM-G928T will be automatically rebooted.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.
Done! You’ve installed the G928TUVU2COI5 based on the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop stock build on the T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Edge Plus successfully.
Let us know in the comments area below if you need any help or having trouble while installing this Android 5.1.1 stock Lollipop firmware on your Galaxy S6 Edge+.