Samsung Galaxy S6 / Edge / Plus: Android updates of Lollipop to Nougat

Gradually, the nougat update also reached more Samsung smartphones. After first Android 7.0 nougat was offered as an update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, now the rollout for nougat on the Galaxy S6 has begun. update: Long after it looked as if Samsung has forgotten the nougat update to the branding free version of the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. But now there is good news for users of the largest Galaxy S6 model.

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Available versions of Android for the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F):

Android versionsPatch Date5.1.16.0.1nougat
Samsung Galaxy S6 - without branding (DBT)04/25/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 - 1&1 (XEG)02/26/2017YesYesn / A.
Samsung Galaxy S6 - O2 (VIA)05/04/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Telekom (DTM)04/13/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 - Vodafone (CD2)09/03/2017YesYesYes

Available versions of Android for the Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F):

Android versionsPatch Date5.1.16.0.1nougat
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - without branding (DBT)04/25/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - 1&1 (XEG)03/02/2017YesYesn / A.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - O2 (VIA)05/04/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - Telekom (DTM)04/12/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - Vodafone (CD2)08/03/2017YesYesYes

Available versions of Android for the Galaxy S6 Edge + (SM-928F):

Android versionsPatch Date5.1.16.0.1nougat
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + - without branding (DBT)01/25/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + - 1&1 (XEG)04/12/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + - O2 (VIA)02/02/2017YesYesn / A.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + - Telekom (DTM)04/03/2017YesYesYes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + - Vodafone (CD2)04/10/2016YesYesn / A.

Patch information according sammobile.com. Date: 27 April 2017

Samsung Galaxy S6 / Edge / Plus: Nougat update reaches Germany

Sold on the open market Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge models received the nougat update months ago. later followed by numerous network operator updates for S6, S6 Edge and also the S6 Edge Plus. Only the selling and the open market ungebrandete Galaxy S6 Edge Plus remained with the nougat update shaft from the outside.

We almost had given up hope, but since the second weekend in July 2017, there is good news: first user of a ungebrandeten Galaxy S6 Edge Report Plus that the nougat update is now being rolled out. The update will include security patch level June 2017th

The nougat update waiting now owner of S6 and S6 Edge that their smartphone at 1&bought one, or who have the S6 Edge Plus with O2 or Vodafone branding.

samsung galaxy s6 nougat updateSamsung Galaxy S6 (Retail) finally gets nougat! / © Leon / AndroidPIT

Many thanks for this goes to our readers screenshot Leon! (Galaxy S6 retail version)

Install Android update on the Samsung Galaxy S6 manually

Will you not wait for the automatically distributed update, can you your Galaxy S6 / edge / plus also update itself. The update occurs without data loss if nothing unexpected happens. Your apps, photos and settings are retained.

First, you need the Samsung drivers for the Windows PC, the third-party tool Odin 3.10.7, then you must, in accordance with the serial number of your device, download the appropriate firmware. But really fit in that you do not install the wrong firmware, as you no longer can your device otherwise unaided into operation. Therefore, you should thoroughly check the build number of the respective firmware.

odin samfirm SamMobile updatePlace in SamMobile the appropriate firmware, they invite down with SamFirm and play them on with Odin. / © AndroidPIT

The simplest and quickest you load the firmware with SamFirm to the PC. The tool loads the official firmware images from Samsung servers down quickly. Tip: The branding free firmwares from Europe are often compatible with devices from other countries. Occasionally, can you update from France, Great Britain and other countries refer earlier and receive updates faster.

To find the appropriate firmware, do the following in mind:

  • Taps into Model SM-G920F or SM-G925F or SM-G928F
  • Typed into a region of the three-character codes from the table above, or take XEF for branding-free marshmallow update from France.
  • then press Check Update.
  • hooked to decrypt automatically.
  • Click Download.

After that you open Odin and installs the marshmallow update on the Galaxy S6 / Edge / Plus.

  1. Unpacks the firmware ZIP file on the computer.
  2. Turns your smartphone.
  3. Starts Your Galaxy S6 / Edge / Plus by Light + Power + Home button in the download mode.
  4. Connects your Galaxy S6 / Edge / Plus with your computer.
  5. Wait until Odin added! displays.
  6. Click on AP finds tar.md5-File in the directory of the unzipped firmware archive and click Start.
  7. Maintains and makes sure that the USB connection is not interrupted.
  8. Waiting for the green PASS message.
  9. Once your Galaxy S6 reboots, you're done with the installation.

This article has been expanded with the device S6 and S6 Edge Edge plus. Old comments refer sometimes to earlier versions of the article.

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