Install debloated Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM on Galaxy S6 G920F/G920FD via Xtrestolite ROM

Samsung is rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with latest security patches for multiple devices. The Stock firmware is bug free that’s the great thing but apart from it you can’t customize it according to your choice, somehow you need to have root access on your device to perform the operation restricted by the device maker. Sometime you want a bloat free and pre-rooted firmware for your device with all the characteristics of stock firmware then we recommend you to try the Xtrestolite ROM posted by a Senior XDA member. In this detailed tutorial you will be guided along each step to download and install TouchWiz based Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM on Samsung Galaxy S6 model SM-G920F and SM-G920FD via XtreStoLite ROM. The ROM is pretty stable and can be used as daily drivers if you think you are good to go then what are you waiting for? Just go ahead and follow the below instructions, in the previous articles we have mentioned the similar procedure for Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 and even for S6 Edge G925I you can take reference from them.

Custom ROM gives you freedom to modify and optimize your device according to your wish. So installing XtreStoLite ROM on your Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD you will be able to perform modifications and customization in your device. You can add tweaks and theme your device to give it new look every time you see, some custom ROM also let you overclock the CPU to enhance it’s performance.

Note: The XtreStoLite ROM for Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD is pretty stable and you can use it as daily drivers but if you are feeling eager to install then just carry on along with the guide. Remember XtreStoLite ROM is a third party custom ROM but not an official/stock firmware by the manufacturer so after installing XtreStoLite ROM on Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD if you wish to revert back to stock firmware you can do it any time you want.

How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD via XtreStoLite ROM

Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing custom ROM on your device, it is not an official firmware but will flash the custom firmware. 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.

Before you begin:

Installing custom ROM on your device needs some early preparations to be made and these preparations include;

Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.

A custom recovery is the most necessary element while installing custom ROMs or any .zip file in your device so a custom recovery like ClockworkMod or TWRP must be installed on your device. Visit our custom recovery section and choose your device.

Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC, or you can download USB drivers for Samsung

If the PC is unable to unable to detect your device after even after installing Android USB drivers for your device, then you need to perform one more step, Enable USB debugging.

To enable USB debugging in your device go to Setting >> Developer options >> USB debugging.

Sometimes “Developer options” are not visible in device settings menu, so what you need to do is, go to Settings >> About device >> Software information and there you will see an option build number. Tap it 7 times until a pop up arises with a message that you are now a developer, that’s it now go back and the Developers option is visible in the settings menu.

Create a Backup of your complete Android device

Backup is the most necessary part for your device you need to create a Nandroid backup of your device through custom recovery. We prefer Nandroid backup over other many apps because you don’t need to download multiple backup apps for specific purpose, the Nandroid backup will let you create backup of your device including; Messages, call log, settings and calendar including whole Android OS. Click the below link to create a Nandroid backup.

How to create a Nandroid backup/restore of your Android device

You can easily restore your backup when ever you wish to do so, this is good in aspect if your device accidentally met some issue during the flashing process.

Once you done with the above preparations now it’s time to flash XtreStoLite ROM on your Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD.

Process to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD via XtreStoLite ROM

Download Android 6.0.1 XtreStoLite Marshmallow ROM for Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD: Click here

Once you successfully downloaded the Marshmallow ROM on PC, Now connect your device to PC and move the downloaded files on the internal storage of your device. [If you downloaded it via phone then skip this step]

Its time to reboot your device into recovery Mode, to do so you can search for it or use hardware buttons combination. (If your device is rooted then its super easy, just visit Google Play and download any third party reboot app for this purpose)

Once your device successfully boots into recovery mode, select the downloaded Marshmallow ROM .zip file and confirm it by swiping the slider for (TWRP) or yes for (CWM).

Once successfully done with the installation procedure simply reboot your device, please note the first boot up may take 5 to 7 minutes so be patient as things needs to be settled up for boot.

That’s it! Congratulation you have successfully installed Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S6 G920F and G920FD via XtreStoLite ROM. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+.

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