Samsung has finally released the long awaited Nougat update for it’s international Galaxy S6 G920F. The update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat carrying build number G920FXXU5EQBG is rolling out in Europe. The update is available as an OTA and if you have a stock unrooted device then you are going to hear the OTA knocking your device anytime soon.
The Galaxy S6 G920F Nougat G920FXXU5EQBG update was expected by the end of last month but later we heard a news about it’s delay for reviewing the firmware. But today, it is finally released. The update brings all the major Nougat features along redesigned TouchWiz interface and more. Some of the features like Change screen resolution or Performance mode like in S7 Nougat are not available in this update.
The stock Nougat firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates. We have posted the same tutorial for the other Galaxy devices so the process remains the same because it has nothing to do with the change build number or Android version, all you need is an Odin tool along the firmware tar and a PC with latest Samsung USB drivers installed on it.
You can also greet welcome to the new firmware using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update G920FXXU5EQBG firmware via Kies on Galaxy S6 G920F.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: G920FXXU5EQBG
Android Security Patch Level: February 1, 2017
Release date: March 9, 2017
How to install Stock Nougat G920FXXU5EQBG on Galaxy S6 G920F via Odin
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install Android 7.0 Nougat XXU5EQBG update on Galaxy S6 G920F
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now turn it back on but this time is should reboot into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy S6 G920F via Odin.
That’s it! If you have successfully updated Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S6 G920F via G920FXXU5EQBG firmware, give us your feedback.
The above link will be active in a moment till then keep an eye on OTA