Samsung Galaxy Note Edge received the latest Android OS version 5.1.1 update officially. This update has been rolled-out just after the release of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 4 devices. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop comes with build number N915FXXU1COH2 which is now available for the lucky Russian users having the curved devices. This Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware brings minor but important update as well as a few bug fixes and performance improvements. If you are from Russia then you can update your Note Edge via Samsung Kies or navigate to the Settings » About device » Software updates on your Note 4 to check the availability of OTA (over-the-air) update.
XXU1COH2 should be available for other users around the world but if you can’t wait for the official update release in your country then we’ve a step-by-step guide on how to install N915FXXU1COH2 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915F manually. In this guide we’ll use to install the update via the Odin flashing tool. Now go ahead and follow the given guide carefully.
|Model name||GALAXY Note Edge|
|Build date||Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:29:25 +0000|
This guide containing the Android 5.1.1. Lollipop official firmware build can be used only with the Note Edge N915F. Installing an incorrect firmware on any other device or variant might brick the device. Check the model number of your Galaxy Note Edge first from Settings > About phone > Model number.
AndroidBlog.GS will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Note Edge N915F during or after the installation of Android 5.1.1. Lollipop. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Download and install correct Galaxy Note Edge USB Drivers on PC.
- Take a proper backup of all your important data using a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your device by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- The Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915F should be unlocked.
- If your Note Edge is rooted then after the installation of the official firmware, it will no longer belong to a rooted family.
- Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy Note Edge is about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while installing the firmware.
- If a custom ROM is installed on the phone then it will be replaced with the stock update.
- The custom recovery will be replaced by the stock version.
Steps to Install N915FXXU1COH2 Android 5.1.1 Stock Firmware on Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915F:
Follow the given steps to update Galaxy Note Edge N915F to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop N915FXXU1COH2 firmware:
Step No 1:- First, download the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop N915FXXU1COH2 firmware file for your Galaxy Note Edge and Odin3 v3.10.7 on the desktop of the PC from the above given links.
Step No 2:- Extract both of the zipped files in a folder on your PC. You’ll get a tar.md5 firmware file with the same N915FXXU1COH2 firmware version in its title.
Step No 3:- Switch OFF the Galaxy Note Edge to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Switch ON the phone by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons altogether.
Step No 5:- Run Odin3 v3.10.7 on the PC (as Administrator).
Step No 6:- As the Galaxy Note Edge is currently in Download Mode, connect it with PC and wait for a while till Odin detects it. If the drivers are installed correctly then the ID: COM box will turn light blue in Odin after phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7:- In Odin, click on the AP button and navigate to the firmware file that you’ve already extracted and placed on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 8:- Ensure that you’ve checked Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options and the Re-Partition option must be unchecked.
Step No 9:- In Odin, click on the Start button to begin the installation process that may take a few minutes to completed.
Step No 10:- Once the flashing process is finished, the Galaxy Note Edge N915F will be automatically rebooted.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.
Done! You’ve installed the N915FXXU1COH2 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop stock build on the Galaxy Note Edge successfully.
Let us know in the comment area below if you’ve received Android 5.1.1 on your Galaxy Note Edge and also tell us about any changes you noticed.