The latest Android Marshmallow official firmware updates are already released for the Samsung’s flagship devices, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. No doubt that the official ROMs are good but if you need custom features and want to taste the amazing third-party apps then you’ll be differently looking for a stable custom ROM. Currently Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based custom ROM DeathNote, which is the most popular custom firmware ROM and is available for Galaxy S6 Edge. If you want to install this stable Android 5.1.1 Lollipop DeathNote custom ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge then follow the given step-by-step guide.
Please note that DeathNote custom ROM is not officially released by Samsung, thus you’ll need to have a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM in order to flash it on your Galaxy S6 Edge. Now go ahead and follow these instructions.
This guide containing the DeathNote is compatible with Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge model number G925F. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant.
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Before Getting Started:
- Take proper backup of all your important data on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge because a full wipe will be required during the flashing process.
- Enable USB debugging option on your phone by navigating to Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
- Your Galaxy S6 Edge phone must be rooted and unlocked.
- The latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM should be pre-installed before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge should be charged at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while flashing firmware.
Steps To Install DeathNote Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Galaxy S6 Edge:
Step No 1:- First, download DeathNote Android 5.1.1 custom firmware file and Google Apps from the above given links for your Galaxy S6 edge G925F on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2:- Now plug Galaxy S6 Edge to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3:- Transfer the firmware .zip file to root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4:- Unplug the device and turn it OFF in order to boot into recovery mode.
Step No 5:- Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 6:- While the Galaxy S6 Edge is now in recovery mode, perform a Nandroid backup of your current OS.
Step No 7:- In the recovery menu, select wipe data / factory reset and confirm to wipe data.
Step No 8:- Go to the main menu of recovery, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Now locate the DeathNote Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom firmware file and select it. Confirm to begin the flashing process.
Step No 9:- Repeat the same process to install Google Apps on your Galaxy S6 Edge.
Step No 10:- Go back to recovery menu and reboot the device into the new DeathNote custom ROM. The device may take a few minutes (4-5) to boot for the first time.
Done! You have successfully updated your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom ROM.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any query or issue while the installation process.