This time when users are looking for stock Android Nougat update for their Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Verizon is on the roll with the monthly security updates. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to manually update Verizon S6 Edge Plus G928V on stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based January security update via OTA, Kies or Odin. The build number for the update is G928VVRS3BQA1, carries important security improvements and bug fixes. So we recommend you take these update as soon as possible. First give a try to OTA, go to Settings > About device > Software updates.
This guide is also helpful if you are using custom ROM and want to revert back to stock firmware or if you have accidentally brick your device then the only option left to get your device back to life is, flashing stock firmware via Odin. Odin method is also helpful if your device is rooted then no OTA will knock at your device so either you have to un-root it or flash the update via Odin.
Note: We have already posted similar guide along same process for Samsung’s latest flagships 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.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus [Verizon]
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Build Number: MMB29M.G928VVRS3BQA1
Android Security Patch Level (SPL): January 1, 2017
Build date: Thursday, 12 January 2017
Manually update G928VVRS3BQA1 Marshmallow firmware on Verizon S6 Edge Plus G928V
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.
Process to update G928VVRS3BQA1 firmware on Verizon S6 Edge G928V via Kies
If you remain unsuccessful in updating your device via OTA then visit the link below to update it via Kies.
Hope this process helped you, still if you find problem with it then follow the guide below to update it manually via Odin tool.
Process to update G928VVRS3BQA1 firmware on Verizon S6 Edge Plus G928V 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
Download and extract Odin 3.12.3 from here
Process to update firmware via Odin.
Now turn off your device completely.
it’s the time to boot your device into ‘Download Mode’, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update the firmware via Odin.
Download the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928VVRS3BQA1 tar firmware for Verizon S6 Edge Plus G928V.
The link will be updated soon till then keep trying the OTA or Kies.
That’s it! If you have successfully updated your device, give us your feedback and share this post. Thank You.