Verizon after updating Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Note 5 now turns its face towards two year old Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The users of Galaxy S6 Edge bonded with Verizon were getting impatient to see Android 7.0 Nougat firmware to hit their devices, the other US carriers have also seeded Nougat firmware to the supported devices. Now in this guide we are going to show you the step by step process to update Verizon S6 Edge G925V on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware.
The Nougat update for Verizon S6 Edge G925V bumps the build number to G925VVRS4DQD1 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 Galaxy S6 Edge, 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 G925VVRS4DQD1 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 G925VVRS4DQD1 firmware on Verizon S6 Edge using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (Verizon)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQD1
Android Security Patch Level:
Release date: April 24, 2017
How to install Stock Nougat G925VVRS4DQD1 on Verizon S6 Edge SM-G925V 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 G925VVRS4DQD1 update on Verizon S6 Edge SM-G925V
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Verizon S6 Edge SM-G925V via Odin.
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