How to Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Sprint Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925P)
Galaxy S6 Edge is one of the latest and high-end Samsung’s flagship of 2015 having a very amazing design and build. S6 Edge comes with a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 / Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, 3 GB RAM, 16 MP camera, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 5.1″ display and Android OS v5.0.2 (Lollipop) out of the box. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware is now officially available on Sammobile for Sprint (CDMA) Galaxy S6 Edge with minor bugs fixed and extra nectar added from Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The reference number in change logs is 5028597.
The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware update released by T-Mobile in the US previously and here is a good news that its now officially being seeded by AT&T, US Cellular, Sprint, Verizon and the international variants as well. You might received the OTA notification to update your phone but if you have missed the update or is still not available in your region then go ahead and follow the given instructions to manually install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Sprint Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925P) to make it more loving and experience with all the new features.
|Model name||GALAXY S6 Edge|
|Build date||Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:49:05 +0000|
This guide containing the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware and instructions can be used with Sprint Galaxy S6 Edge model number SM-G925P. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your phone first before proceeding to the installation guide.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all your important data and settings first.
- Download and install correct USB drivers on your PC for Sprint Samsung Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925P.
- Enable USB Debugging option on the Galaxy S6 Edge by navigating to Settings – Developer Options.
- The battery level of your device should be at least about 80% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while installation.
- Download Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for Sprint Galaxy S6 Edge
- Download Odin Flashing Tool (Odin v3.07)
Steps to Update Sprint Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925P) to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop:
Step No 1:- First, download the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop G925PVPU2BOF7 firmware (G925PVPU2BOF7_G925PSPT2BOF7_SPR.zip) file for your Galaxy S6 Edge and Odin3 v3.07 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.
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Sprint Galaxy S6 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Turn ON the phone by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons altogether.
Step No 5:- Run Odin3 v3.07 on the PC (as Administrator).
Step No 6:- As the Galaxy S6 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 S6 SM-G925P will be automatically rebooted.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.
Done! You’ve installed the G925PVPU2BOF7 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop stock build on the Galaxy S6 Edge successfully.
Let us know in the comments area below if you need any help or having trouble while installing this Android 5.1.1 stock Lollipop firmware on your Sprint Galaxy S6 Edge.