Samsung Galaxy S6 Verizon has got the Android Nougat 7.0, the users of Galaxy S6 now easily update our smartphone to Android Nougat 7.0. So if you are the users of Galaxy S6 and don’t want to wait for OTA update, and want to update manually our smartphone, then you are the right place. Just follow the full steps and get update Verizon Galaxy S6 to Nougat 7.0 (SM-G920V).
This update will get you new features, good performance and new looking for your device. The below article compatible for Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V, so don’t apply this update for any other device. The given update not required any custom ROM or rooted device, if you have stock ROM then you will not any data lose after installing this update. But if you have rooted or custom ROM device then applies Factory Reset after installing the ROM, and then custom recovery will be replaced to Stock Recovery.
Disclaimer: The given article for advanced users, if any step misses during the process then the device will be lost. So be carefully follow the steps. Otherwise, we will not be responsible.
- Properly charge your Galaxy S6 before proceeding the process.
- Backup your important data to a safe location, before gaining the process.
- Then go to Settings > About phone > Build number and tap it 7 times to enable Developer options on your device. Then go back to Settings >Developer options and enable USB Debugging
- Install USB drivers on your PC from the below link. USB Drivers
- Download the ODIN for installing the update, and unzip the ODIN app. ODIN 3.12.3.
- Download the Nougat firmware tar.md5 firmware file from here.
How to Update Verizon Galaxy S6 to Nougat 7.0 (SM-G920V)
Step 1: First, download the Nougat, tar.md5 firmware file from the above link, when the download is completed then you can extract the archived contents. Save the extracted file on your PC.
Step 2: After extracting, you will obtain the G920VVRS4DQD1.tar.md5 firmware update file. And don’t unzip the “tar.md5” file.
Step 3: Now Turn off your device, and boot your smartphone to Download mode.
Step 4: For to do, easily press Power + Volume Down + Home button at the same time for a while, when the download mode appears then release the button.
Step 5: Now open the ODIN exe on your computer, and connect your device to your computer via a suitable USB data cable.
- When your smartphone connect properly to your computer then the ODIN detect your device.
Step 6: After that click on the AP button in the ODIN app, and find and load the G920VVRS4DQD1 tar.md5 firmware update file in ODIN.
Step 7: Don’t click any option in the ODIN screen, and click on the Start button to proceed the updating process.
Step 8: Wait for the process, and don’t press any key during the process, until the flashing process is done.
Step 9: Once the installation process is complete, then you will see the PASS alert on ODIN screen.
Step 10: Now unplug your smartphone from your computer, and wait for the first boot it may some time.
Here you go! Now you have completely update Verizon Galaxy S6 to Nougat 7.0. Enjoy your smartphone with a new look and better performance. And don’t forget your feedback about this article.
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