If you own an AT&T Galaxy S6 Active then we have a great news for you. AT&T has started rolling out stock Android 7.0 Nougat update for AT&T S6 Active G890A. The update also rolls out for AT&T S6, AT&T S6 Edge and we have posted guides on them as well. In this guide we are going to show you the step by step process to update AT&T S6 Active G890A on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. The Nougat update for AT&T S6 Active G890A bumps the build number to G890AUCU6DQD1 and brings in plethora of new features, giving the old 2015 device a new life.
Once you install the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on AT&T S6 Active G890A, you’ll be able to access the major Nougat features like, Split screen feature, integrated Doze mode for better battery backup, redesigned notifications shade, updated security patches and more. The stock Nougat G890AUCU6DQD1 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 install stock Nougat G890AUCU6DQD1 firmware on AT&T S6 Active G890A using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6 Active (AT&T)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: NRD90M.G890AUCU6DQD1
Android Security Patch Level: April 1 2017
Release date: May 3, 2017
How to install Stock Nougat G890AUCU6DQD1 on AT&T S6 Active G890A 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 G890AUCU6DQD1 update on AT&T S6 Active G890A
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy S6 into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on AT&T S6 Active G890A via Odin.
Download stock Nougat G890AUCU6DQD1 tar firmware for AT&T S6 Active G890A
The above link will be active in a moment till then keep an eye on OTA or follow Kies method.
That’s it! If this guide helped you, please share it with others, Thank You.