Update Galaxy S6+ SM-G928G to UBU2BPF5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Samsung has started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official update for the Galaxy S6+ SM-G928G (Latin America Models). This update is available via OTA that comes with build ID G928GUBU2BPF5 which brings new features and enhancements that should offer all Galaxy S6+ users better Android experience. UBU2BPF5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware is also available through Samsung KIES now but if for any reason, you are unable to get the OTA notification or the update is not yet available in your region then use the manual procedure that we’ve given in this step-by-step guide.

Please keep in mind that G928GUBU2BPF5 is a completely unbranded firmware that should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this. Ready to get G928GUBU2BPF5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on your Samsung Galaxy S6+ SM-G928G 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+ SM-G928G. 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.

Update Galaxy S6+ SM-G928G to UBU2BPF5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow 1

Model nameGalaxy S6 edge+
VersionAndroid 6.0.1
Build dateTue, 14 Jun 2016 12:50:30 +0000
Security Patch Level2016-06-01
Product codeZTO


You can use this guide for all the Samsung Galaxy S6+ SM-G928G model. 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+ SM-G928G 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+ SM-G928G 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+ SM-G928G 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+ SM-G928G should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.

Download Files:

  1. Download UBU2BPF5 Android 6.0.1 for Samsung Galaxy S6+ SM-G928G
  2. Download Odin3 v3.10.7

Steps to Flash Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Unlocked Galaxy S6 Edge+ G928G:

Step No 1:- First, download the Android 6.0.1 UBU2BPF5 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 G928GUBU2BPF5 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+ SM-G928G 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 G928GUBU2BPF5 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+ SM-G928G when the menu has appeared on your device.

Done! You have successfully updated Galaxy S6+ SM-G928G to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA update manually.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issue or query regarding the above guide.

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