Download Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge Nougat OTA Update and Firmware

Galaxy S6 & S6 EdgeSamsung reveals the Android Nougat update for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge. The rollout started in lots of European regions and also lots of users have already updated their devices. So now, as we know that, many people who have not obtained the OTA update will like to try out the official Nougat update right this instance. Fortunately, we have got our hands on the Odin flashable firmware for the Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge. Here you will learn the way to Download Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge Nougat OTA Update and Firmware.

However, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Nougat update comes with build number G920FXXU5EQBG. Considering that the Galaxy S6 Edge carries the build G925FXXU5EQBG. That we have added download/install links for both the firmware mentioned below. Similarly, you have to confirm that you download and flash the correct firmware or you probably end up bricking your device.

How to Download the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Nougat update

Now you can easily grab the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Nougat firmware from the download link that is mentioned below. In order to manually install the update on your device by using the Odin software on your computer.

Update: Although the above firmware files are cash and carry builds. So that this installs well for you. Similarly, we have cleared the prior files. However, they were branded, and as they were tied to a carrier, and flashing them caused issues for some users. Whether you still have branded firmware, so then you just have to rename the .tar.md5 file to the .tar file. And then delete all the hidden.img file from it, and so then you can easily install it by using the Odin. Similarly, it would install branded firmware files fine. But you do not have to that with the above firmware files that are just commercial. For S6, it’s an Open build for UAE, whilst for the S6 Edge, it is an open build for Europe. However, open build means unbranded build, if you are amazed

Similarly, the OTA update zip is not also present for the download as of so far. But we will be confirmed in order to post it here as and when we receive our hands on it. For the time being, we recommend you to install the update using the firmware file linked that is mentioned above. However, our step-by-step guide will assist you throughout the method of installing the Nougat firmware manually on your device.

Install Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Nougat update firmware

 Download Odin 3.12.3

  • From this download link, you can easily Download the Odin 3.12.3 .zip file and here you have to run/open the Odin3 v3.12.3.exe file from the extracted files on your computer.
  • Now you must have to Download the Nougat firmware for your device from the downloads section that explains above and unzip the .zip file to get. TAR.MD5 file.
  • Turn On the OEM in order to unlock on your phone:
  • For this, you have to head to the Settings » About phone » and click the Build number seven times. To turn on the Developer options.
  • Now you should head back to the Basic Settings page, drop to the bottom, and choose Developer options from there.
  • Under Developer options, now view Enable OEM to unlock checkbox/toggle and enable it.

Download Mode

  • Now you have to Boot your device into Download Mode:
    1. Here you must power off your device.
    2. Press and hold the “Home + Power + Volume down” buttons for a few seconds till you view a warning screen.
    3. Press Volume Up on the warning screen to accept it and boot into Download mode.
  • However, at times your device is in download mode, so then connect it to the computer with a USB cable. Then the Odin window on the computer should examine the device and also display an “Added!!” message.
  • Now you should tap on the AP tab on the Odin window. Here choose the firmware file that we got in step 2 above.
    └ Important Note: Here you have to keep it in mind, DON’T play with any other options on the Odin screen. You only need to connect your device. Now choose the firmware file as instructed above.
  • Similarly, you have to tap the Start button on Odin. And here you have to wait for it to complete the method. However, at the time it has finished successfully, then you will view a pass notification on the Odin screen.
  • Here your device will automatically reboot. When Odin is complete flashing. You are also able to then disconnect your device.
    It probably takes some time for the first boot after flashing the stock firmware. 

That’s all guys. Android 7.0 Nougat firmware should install on your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge. 

Also read this article: How to Install the Verizon Droid Turbo Android 5.1.1 OTA update


Do let us know whether you require any help/support with the Galaxy S6 Nougat update. And whether you are encountered a problem with the update, so let us know in the comments section below. Here we will try our best to get you a fix.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.