Samsung has started rolling out the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware for the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus model number G928F. This latest Android OS update came with build number G928FXXS2BPE2 which is a more stable and reliable Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow build containing the newest security patch from Google. It is recommended to update your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus for reliability and better performance of the device. XXS2BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware is also available through OTA (Over-the-air) and Samsung KIES currently but if for any reason, you are unable to download the OTA notification or the updatae is not yet available in your region then manual procedure that we’ve given in this step-by-step guide doesn’t have any regional restriction and will work with unlocked Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F.
Please keep in mind that G928FXXS2BPE2 is a complete unbranded firmware that should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this. The firmware update has no particular and noticeable changes but Samsung continuously making changes. XXS2BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow will also fix some of the notification glitches.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus came with Exynos 7420 Octa chipset, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 CPU, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, 4GB RAM, 16 MP camera and Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow).
Ready to get XXS2BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F then go ahead and follow the given guide. Keep in mind that we’ll use Odin flashing tool to install this update on S6. If your phone is rooted then the root access won’t survive the update. Also any custom Recovery you might have installed on your device will be replaced with a stock Recovery image.
XXS2BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Firmware Details:
Model name Galaxy S6 edge+
Country United Kingdom
Version Android 6.0.1
Build date Tue, 03 May 2016 02:05:16 +0000
Security Patch Level 2016-05-01
Product code BTU
You can use this guide for all the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus model number G928F. Verify the device’s model by navigating to Settings > About Phone.
Things To Remember:
Warning: UnlockRoot will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus during or after the installation of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Proceed at your own risk.
Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.
Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F on your PC.
Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
Note:- If you can’t find Developer Options on your phone, then go to Settings > About Phone and tap 7 times on the Build Number. Go back to Settings and there you will see the Developer Options. Now you can enable USB Debugging.
If your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is rooted, then after installing this update the root access will be lost.
any custom Recovery you might have installed on your device will be replaced with a stock Recovery image
Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.
Steps To Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA Update on Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F:
Step No 1:- First, download the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928FXXS2BPE2 firmware file and Odin flashing tool from the above-given links.
Step No 2:- Extract the firmware zipped file on the desktop of your PC to get a file like G928FXXS2BPE2 tar.md5. Now don’t need to unzip the tar.md5 archive.
Step No 3:- Power OFF the phone in order to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Now, power ON the phone by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power buttons at the same time, for a few moments. Your device should reboot in download mode.
Step No 5:- Run Odin tool on your PC as Administrator.
Step No 6:- Connect the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus using USB data cable with the PC and wait for Odin to detect the device
Step No 7:- In Odin, open “Options” tab. Find Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 8:- Next, click the AP button in Odin. Locate the G928FXXS2BPE2 tar.md5 update file and select it.
Step No 9:- Click on Start button to begin flashing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on your device. Set back and wait for the process to be completed successfully.
Step No 10:- The PASS message will be displayed on ODIN once the new firmware is installed. Your phone will reboot in normal mode.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus when the menu has appeared on your device.
Done! You have successfully updated Galaxy S6 Edge Plus to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA update manually.
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