Samsung has started rolling out the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware for Galaxy S6 (Verizon) devices. The build number of this latest update is G920VVRU4CPC2. So if you are from a certain region then you might receive the OTA notification on your Galaxy S6 G920V but if you have not yet received the OTA notification or running on a custom ROM then don’t worry, you can still taste the latest Google’s mobile OS by following the given guide to flash G920VVRU4CPC2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 G920V manually.
Samsung Galaxy S6 G920V 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, 3GB RAM, 16 MP camera and Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v5.1 (Lollipop).
Ready to get Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on your Samsung Galaxy S6 G920V then go ahead and follow the given guide. Keep in mind that we’ll use Odin flashing tool to install this update on Galaxy 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.
You can use this guide for all the Samsung Galaxy S6 Verizon model number SM–G920V. 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 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 G920V 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 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 model SM-G920V should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.
Steps To Update Verizon Galaxy S6 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:
Step No 1:- First, download the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G920VVRU4CPC2 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 G920VVRU4CPC2 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 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 G920VVRU4CPC2 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 the new firmware is installed. Your phone will reboot in normal mode.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the Galaxy S6 when the menu is appeared on your device.
Done! You have successfully updated Galaxy S6 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA update manually.
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