Samsung’s 2015 flagship, Galaxy S6, can now be updated to XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 Nougat through this easy guide. The brand has updated its older smartphone to the latest Android offering, Nougat. The firmware, XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 Nougat, brings in obvious features which Google has added but Samsung has went a step further. This newer update also comprises of UI changes and improvements. Samsung has updated its proprietary apps and technologies as well with this new firmware. Now, onto how you can try this update for yourself. There are two ways you can update Galaxy S6 G920F to XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 Nougat firmware, one being OTA (Over-the-air) update / Smart Switch / Samsung KIES system while the other relies on manual flashing. The manual procedure has no wait associated with it and you can immediately have this firmware running on your phone. You can easily update Galaxy S6 G920F to XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware– and also root Galaxy S6 G920F phone on this firmware. G920FXXU5EQCK is a complete unbranded firmware, which means you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this.
As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S6 LTE G920F using ODIN. We have also given some tips on how to backup your phone data and have given some other important tips. Don’t forget to backup all your apps and personal data as a precaution. Major revamps like these usually have a wipe script with them, meaning, after you finish the update process, your phone will be completely wiped. Now in order to avoid any problems we recommend backing up your data which might include documents, contacts, or even downloads. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.
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XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 Firmware Details:
Model name Galaxy S6
Version Android 7
Build date Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:36:04 +0000
Security Patch Level 2017-03-01
Product code XID
You might find these following Galaxy S6 G920F related articles interesting:
- Root Tutorial: How to Root Galaxy S6 G920F on Android 7.0 Nougat Official Firmware.
- Install TWRP Recovery: How to Install TWRP Recovery 6 on Galaxy S6 – Complete Guide.
- Try Nougat: How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Computer.
- Custom ROMs: For a complete collection of Samsung Galaxy S6 custom ROMs, click here!
If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy S6 LTE G920F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.
Samsung Galaxy S6 USB Drivers
You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S6 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:
All set and ready? Good. You can now continue reading below and update Galaxy S6 G920F to Android 7.0 XXU5EQCK official firmware update.
How to Install XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 on Galaxy S6 G920F
We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to update Samsung Galaxy S6 to Android 7.0 XXU5EQCK. If you are used to installing official updates through ODIN on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.
Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing on your device.
- This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy S6 G920F. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
- G920FXXU5EQCK is an official firmware by Samsung for the Galaxy S6 G920F.
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
Rooting Warning: This is an official Android 7.0 build XXU5EQCK update for Galaxy S6 G920F, which means you will lose root as soon as you install this update. You will again have to root Galaxy S6 to gain full system access and be able to install root apps again. See here: How to Root Galaxy S6 LTE G920F on XXU5EQCK Android 7.0 Nougat Official Firmware.
Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:
Step 1 – Download Android 7.0 G920FXXU5EQCK for Galaxy S6 to your computer and extract the zip file.
Step 2 – Download ODIN v3.09 which will help you to install Android 7.0 on Samsung Galaxy S6 G920F.
Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode. Read: How to Enter Download Mode on Galaxy S6.
Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy S6 USB drivers installed on your computer.
Step 5 – Open ODIN on your computer. Connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step 6 – If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.