After Galaxy Note 5, the Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with build number G928FXXU2BPB6 for Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F is released in Poland and also seems to be released world wide. Galaxy S6 Edge plus users are reported about receiving the OTA update notifications and successfully updates their devices on Marshmallow Android 6.0.1. The update has brought multiple improvements including redesign interface, rounded icons Doze integration mode and much more. So in this guide you are about to download and install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928FXXU2BPB6 firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F.
The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928FXXU2BPB6 firmware for Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F is available via OTA or Kies and the update notification will knock at your device anytime soon. But if you are getting impatient for the G928FXXU2BPB6 update then what are you waiting for just go ahead and update your device with the latest firmware either by OTA or the Odin method. Please note the Odin flash able firmware(.tar) file is also available so if you wish to install manually without waiting for the OTA then but you need to be careful during the installation procedure.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
Device Model: SM-G928F
Android Version: 6.0.1 Marshmallow
How to install G928FXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F
Over The Air Method:
To update Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928FXXU2BPB6 firmware you don’t need to download multiple file for it, just you need your device and the working internet connection. You must also remember that OTA process works only on Stock devices which means your device is no longer rooted while you searching for latest firmware via OTA. If you think your device is rooted then don’t waste your time switch to alternative firmware update processes or if possible un-root it and then give it a try. But we don’t recommend you to get stuck in such a long process just update it via Kies or Odin Method. If you think you are all set to go, then
Go to device Settings >> Navigate to the end till and tap on About device >> Software updates.
Now tap it to check the latest available firmware. Upon it’s availability you will be prompted about the update, now what just tap “Download Now” to instantly download the firmware or “Download later” if you wish to download later. Some times it depends on the region too for example, if the update is released for a specific region but you are not present there then you will definitely need to switch to Odin method.
Manual Procedure using Odin.
Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing stock firmware on your device, it will flash the official firmware on your device. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.
Create a Backup of your Samsung device
Backup is the most necessary part for your device
The most convenient backup method for the Galaxy devices is to backup via Samsung Kies, you will learn below how to backup your Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F via Samsung Kies.
You need to prepare your device for the firmware update process, follow the below perquisites steps to keep the firmware update process smooth without facing errors.
Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.
Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download USB drivers for Samsung
Enable USB debugging and check the Allow Mock Locations option too. To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging. USB debugging is meant for the development purpose hence it will ask you for the confirmation so tap OK to confirm.
Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928FXXU2BPB6 firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F.
How to manually install G928FXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F via Odin
Download G928FXXU2BPB6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F [Click here]
To update Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928FXXU2BPB6 firmware you need to download and extract Odin flash tool on PC. You can download Odin 3.10.6 from the below provided link.
Download Odin 3.10.6 [Just extract it]
Click the Odin.exe file in the extracted folder to run the Odin tool.
Now turn off your device and boot into Download Mode. Now turn on your device again by pressing and holding Home Button+Volume Down +Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning logo now press Volume up to boot your device into Download Mode.
Download Mode is the zone where you perform the installation related stuff, now connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.
You will be given the successful connection notification. The ID:COM box will turn Blue indicating that your device is now detected by Odin.
Now click the Option Tab in the Odin screen and make sure “Auto Reboot” & “F.Reset Time” options are checked on Odin.
Once done with the above steps now we are coming back to the main task, click the AP tab and choose the Tar (Firmware) file you download above.
Now just click Start and wait for the firmware installation process until completed.
You will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box once the firmware installation process is done by Odin.
Your device will reboot itself.
Stuck on boot animation?? Don’t worry follow the below steps
This little guide is for you if your device is stuck on boot animation for more then 10 minutes or keep restarting after some time during boot. First of all there are rare chances this happen to you but if you are suffering from all the described condition your device is soft brick. Now just follow the below description to get away from such a mess.
Pull the battery out from your device (if it’s removable) and re-install it.
If its non removable then press and hold power button for a few seconds it will turn off your device.
Now you need to restart your device into recovery mode, to do this, press and hold the volume up+Home+power buttons simultaneously.
You will be taken to recovery mode, from the menu select Wipe Data Factory Reset and Cache (Use volume keys to navigate).
Now go back and select reboot system now.
That’s it! You have successfully updated Galaxy S6 Edge plus G928F on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928FXXU2BPB6 firmware. If you find some confusion in the installation process you are free to ask. Give us +1 or Like to say thanks.