Update Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F) to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Build G920FXXU2BOFJ Manually
The latest stock firmware build Android 5.1.1 is rolled-out by Samsung for the the unlocked European variant of the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F). The build number of this update is G920FXXU2BOFJ which is now available via over-the-air (OTA). The Android 5.1.1 G920FXXU2BOFJ is currently live in France as the OTA update is being rolled out in phases and it will be soon available in other European countries but it may take some time before the official firmware becomes available in all European countries.
But if you have missed the OTA update notification or can’t wait for the official release to be available in your region then don’t worry, you can still install this latest Android OS update on your Galaxy S6 SM-G920F manually. Once the update is installed on your Galaxy S6, you’ll feel the improved performance, and an option to sort the apps alphabetically in the app drawer. Now go ahead and follow the given step-by-step guide to flash this Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based ROM directly on your SM-G920F.
Android 5.1.1 G920FXXU2BOFJ Firmware Details:
This guide containing the instructions and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop build G920FXXU2BOFJ can be used only for the Galaxy S6. Check the model number of your device, if it is SM-G920F then go ahead otherwise not. Installing wrong firmware on incorrect device or variant might damage the device. You must verify the model number of the phone from Settings>> About phone>> Model number before proceeding to the installation guide.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings via custom recovery like TWRP or CWM.
- Verify that you’ve properly installed the Galaxy S6 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Core Prime by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- Your Galaxy S6 SM-G920F should factory unlocked to install the official build G360FXXU1BOD9.
- 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.
- Check the battery level of your S6, it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop G920FXXU2BOFJ Firmware on Galaxy S6 SM-G920F:
Follow the given steps to update Galaxy S6 SM-G920F to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop G920FXXU2BOFJ firmware:
Step No 1:- First, download the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop G920FXXU2BOFJ firmware file for your Galaxy S6 and Odin3 v3.10 on the desktop of the PC from the above given links.
Step No 2:- Extract both of the zipped files in a folder on your PC.
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy S6 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Turn ON the phone by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons altogether.
Step No 5:- Run Odin3 v3.09 on the PC (as Administrator).
Step No 6:- As the Galaxy Core Prime 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 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 Galaxy S6 SM-G920F will be automatically rebooted.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.
Done! You’ve installed the G920FXXU2BOFJ Android 5.1.1 Lollipop stock build on the Galaxy S6 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.