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Update Galaxy S6 G920T to Android 7.0 THE GLOBAL ELITE 4.1 Nougat Custom Firmware

TUTORIAL: How to Install 7.0 THE GLOBAL ELITE 4.1 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S6 G920f

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install 7.0 THE GLOBAL ELITE 4.1 Nougat custom firmware on Samsung Galaxy S6 . If you are used to installing custom ROMs on your Galaxy S6 , then this should not be any different for you.

As we mentioned earlier, you need to have a custom recovery installed on your phone. Please do that first and then get back to this tutorial. And before you proceed below, make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

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To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for installing 7.0 THE GLOBAL ELITE 4.1 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S6 G920f. Please do not try on any other Galaxy S6 variants.
  • Your phone should have a custom recovery installed in order to install this THE GLOBAL ELITE 4.1 ROM on your phone.
  • We will be using TWRP Recovery for this tutorial.
  • This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
  • Samsung KIES will NOT detect your phone after installing this ROM because it is a custom firmware.
  • Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the Recovery Mode.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download 7.0 THE GLOBAL ELITE 4.1 ROM for Galaxy S6 to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Galaxy S6 USB memory to your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded 7.0 ROM zip file to your phone memory / SD card. Make sure the file is in the phone memory / SD card root (not in any folder).

Step 4 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.

Step 5 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode. Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together. Alternatively, read this: How to Enter Recovery Mode on Any Android Phone.

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NOTE: Screenshots of the Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP Recovery) may change as new versions are released.

Step 6 – Once you are in TWRP Recovery, perform a full data wipe by tapping on the ‘Wipe’ button. Then swipe on the “Swipe to Factory Reset” option at the bottom.

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Step 7 – Now go back to the main menu and then tap on the ‘Install’ button. From the list, choose the ZIP file that you copied to your phone memory in Step 3.

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Step 8 – Confirm installation on the next screen by swiping on the “Swipe to Confirm Flash” option. The installation procedure should start now as show below.

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Step 9 – Once the installation is completed, you will be shown a similar screen like the following:

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Step 10 – Tap on the “Wipe cache/dalvik” button if you get into any boot loops or other issues.

Step 11 – You can now reboot your phone by selecting the “Reboot System” button.

Your Samsung Galaxy S6 will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time after flashing a new ROM. So, please wait.

That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy S6 should now have 7.0 THE GLOBAL ELITE 4.1 Nougat custom ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.

If you run into any problems, feel free to drop us a comment below and we will reply you back ASAP with the fix or the solution to your problem.