After AT&T another giant carrier from US, Verizon has started seeding monthly security updates to Galaxy S6 and other Samsung devices bonded with it. The update for Verizon S6 G920V carries build number G920VVRS4CQA3, fixes some bugs in the firmware along multiple improvements and January security patch, if you want to update your device on latest firmware then you are at the right place. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to manually update Verizon S6 G920V on stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based G920VVRS4CQA3 firmware via OTA, Kies or Odin
Firmware updates are necessary for the device security, as these updates are rolling out via OTA so you are going to hear the notification knock anytime soon. 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. 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 [Verizon]
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Build Number: MMB29M.G920VVRS4CQA3
Android Security Patch Level (SPL): January 1, 2017
Build date: Thursday, 12 January 2017
Manually update G920VVRS4CQA3 Marshmallow firmware on Verizon S6 G920V
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 G920VVRS4CQA3 firmware on Verizon S6 G920V 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 G920VVRS4CQA3 firmware on Verizon S6 G920V 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 G920VVRS4CQA3 tar firmware for Verizon S6 G920V. Here
That’s it! If you have successfully updated your Verizon S6 G920V on G920VVRS4CQA3 firmware, give us your feedback.