These are the instructions on how to install PopWiz stock modified custom ROM on for Galaxy S6 model number G920F. This PopWiz ROM is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow which is visually identical to the stock Samsung firmware. The ROM brings customisation features, great stability, extreme performance and most of all the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow features. Also the ROM is pre-rooted, odexed and debloated to enjoy faster and smoother Android experience. If you want to update Galaxy S6 to PopWiz ROM Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom firmware then go ahead and follow the given guide. Keep in mind that this is a custom ROM which is not officially released by Samsung thus you’ll need to have the latest version of a custom recovery already installed on your phone.
Samsung Galaxy S6 G920F came with Exynos 7420 Octa chipset, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 CPU, 3GB RAM, 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution and 16MP camera, Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow).
Proceed to install this ROM and follow the given instructions to install Android 6.0.1 PopWiz ROM on Galaxy S6 G920F Marshmallow Custom Firmware. All you need to have your device rooted and the latest version of a custom recovery like (ClockworkMod recovery / TWRP recovery) already installed on your Galaxy S6 in order to flash the PopWiz custom ROM and Google Apps package.
Android 6.0.1 PopWiz Marshmallow ROM Details:
- Based on S6 Latest BTU Firmware
- S6 Edge apps
- Added Galaxy S7 Wallpapers
- Added Galaxy S7 Notifications, Ringtones, UI, and Alarms
- Rooted, Odexed
- Debloated (Gapps, Knox and Samsung Apps)
- CSC Tweaks (Messaging, Camera, Network mode and more)
This guide containing the PopWiz Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM is working with the Galaxy S6. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy S6 during or after the installation of PopWiz Custom Firmware. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy S6 is at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the S6 on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a proper back up of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on S6 from Settings > Developer Options.
- The Galaxy S6 should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
Steps To Flash Android 6.0.1 PopWiz Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 G920F:
Here we have given a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based PopWiz custom ROM on Galaxy S6 G920F.
Step No 1:- First, download the PopWiz Android 6.0.1 custom ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
Step No 2:- Now, connect your Galaxy S6 G920F to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3:- Move the PopWiz firmware and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.
Step No 4:- Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5:- Turn ON the Galaxy S6 G920F while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6:- Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.
Step No 7:- Go back the main Recovery menu and choose install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard.
Step No 8:- Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the PopWiz ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.
Step No 9:- Once the ROM is successfully installed on your Galaxy S6 G920F, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
Step No 10:- After the installation of PopWiz Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to reboot the Galaxy S6 G920F.
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
That’s All! You have successfully updated Galaxy S6 G920F to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with PopWiz custom ROM.