How to install Official Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

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Samsung has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat Official Update for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F variants. Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge has already received Nougat updates. Now is the time for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge SM-G925F / G920F variants to get updated on latest Android 7.0 Nougat. This latest update will take your experience with Samsung S6 and S6 Edge to the whole new level. Android 7.0 Nougat comes with many new features and some security issues are also addressed in it. This update came with Build ID G920FXXU5EQBG and G925FXXU5EQAC.

Samsung rolled out the update in patches, so it’s quite possible you still haven’t got it yet. Therefore, if you still didn’t get the update on OTA you can download and install the update manually via Odin. Flashing a Stock ROM via Odin is an official process and doesn’t require ROOT or Custom Recovery. So, if you don’t like your current Custom ROM and want to immediately switch to Stock Android experience, this the right place. Follow our simple step by step guide on How to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

Note: All the Firmware and procedures mentioned here are only meant to be applied on SM-G925F and  SM-G920F variants. Please don’t try them on any other variant. To confirm the variant of your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, go to Settings > About Phone. Here Model Number must read SM-G925F or SM-G920F.

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Perquisites:

  • Before proceeding any further backup all your important data like Emails, Messages, Personal Photos, and Videos.
  • Download and install Samsung USB drivers on your PC.
  • Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
  • The device should be charged up to 70% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns. This is very important, any shutdown during the process can damage your device permanently.

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How to install Official Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Step 1: Download Android 7.0 Nougat Update and Odin Flash tool.

Step 2: Extract downloaded firmware to get tar.md5 file.

Step 3: Now to turn off your mobile and boot it in download mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power keys at once for some time. An android logo will appear, now press Power Button again to enter into the Download Mode.

Step  4: Open your Odin folder and right click on Odin file and then click on Run as Administrator. After that connect your phone to PC with USB cable.

Step 5: In Odin tool one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This means your phone is connected successfully.

Step 6: Now click on AP and select md5 file of firmware which we extracted earlier.

Step 7: Before clicking on start make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected, but re-partition option must NOT be ticked.

Step 8:  Your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge will reboot once the installation is completed. Keep the device connected to USB until you reach the home screen.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Stock Android 7.0 Nougat on your Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.