Update Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung released the new Android 5.1.1 official update for the Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 USA T-Mobile users. The new update comes with lots of bug fixes and improvement like simplified exposure control system in the camera, a wallpaper parallax effect, and numerous changes in UI. If you are the Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 USA T-Mobile user and want to update your phone with this latest update, here is the complete guide which you can follow on your phone and install the latest update.

WARNING!

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Update Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

CHECK PHONE MODEL

This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 T-Mobile android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.

PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS

Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.

1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA

Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important steps that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.

BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES

2. INSTALL SAMSUNG GALAXY DRIVERS

First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to send basic Linux commands, and a variety Android-specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.

SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC

Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.

DOWNLOAD ANDROID USB DRIVERS

3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE

Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.

HOW TO ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE ON ANDROID DEVICES

Enable-USB-Debugging

4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID

If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

INSTALL ANDROID 5.1.1 ON GALAXY S6 & S6 EDGE

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Step 1. Download the Android 5.1.1 file from the below mention links:-

Galaxy S6 edge update

Galaxy S6 update

Step 2. >After this download the ODIN.zip file here and extract the folder on your desktop.

Step 3. Once both the files are saved. Boot your phone in download mode. To do this Power off you phone and press and hold the volume down, home, and power buttons simultaneously.

How-to-Boot-Samsung-Galaxy-Devices-to-Download-Mode

Step 4. Once the phone in download mode, connect it to the PC with USB cable and run the ODIN app on your desktop.

Step 5. From ODIN screen, click the “AP / PDA” button near the center of the window and select the firmware file that you downloaded on Step 1. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked

Step 6. Click the “Start” button at the bottom of the screen to begin. Now the flashing process will start on your phone and this will take some time.

Step 7. When it’s done, the box in the top-left corner of Odin will read “Pass,” and your phone should automatically reboot.

That’s it. Now your Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy S6 are running on the Android 5.1.1 lollipop

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