Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge international variants are getting latest firmware updates by Samsung. The update for Galaxy S6 model G920F is based on stock Marshmallow based G920FXXU5DQAJ firmware, carrying February security patch along multiple improvements and bug fixes. The update doesn’t seems to be a major update for your device but it has a lot to do with the device security so it is necessary to keep your device updated regarding firmware updates. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will soon receive the Nougat update as we can see on a benchmarking website where the S6 Active and S6 Edge Plus running on stock Android 7.0 Nougat update.
We have mentioned the complete process along G920FXXU5DQAJ tar file for your ease, just grab the firmware and flash it manually via Odin. The stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Galaxy S6 G920F 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 Galaxy S7 update 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 firmware via Kies on Galaxy S6 G920F
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Build Number: G920FXXU5DQAJ
Android Security Patch Level: 1 February, 2017
Manually update stock Marshmallow G920FXXU5DQAJ firmware on Galaxy S6 G920F via Odin
Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer would not be responsible if you damage your device during the firmware installation process nor we are forcing you to perform the flashing process. Don’t proceed if you can’t follow the instructions carefully.
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
Download the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G920FXXU5DQAJ firmware for Galaxy S6 G920F. Click here
Extract the firmware file in a specific folder on your PC.
Process to flash G920FXXU5DQAJ Marshmallow firmware on Galaxy S6 G920F
Now turn off your device completely.
Reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update the firmware via Odin.
That’s it! If you have successfully updated your Galaxy S6 G920F on G920FXXU5DQAJ Marshmallow firmware, give us your feedback.