Galaxy S6 edge Plus has started receiving the May security maintenance update in Europe. Samsung rolled out the OTA update (May security patch) for Galaxy S6 edge Plus G928F. This latest OTA update comes with build number G928FXXS3CQE4 and based on Android 7.0 Nougat that comes with the wealth of new features like enhanced multi-window mode, battery life tweaks, improve device performance and improvements of device stability and much more. This is not only the monthly security update but it brings many new features and improvements for your Galaxy S6 edge Plus. Samsung has rolled out this official May security patch via OTA in phase wise manner, which means not all users can get the official update at the same time. If the official update has not yet reached in your region then still you can install it manually by using Odin app. Odin is an official firmware flashing tool for Android devices that allows you to flash any official firmware on Samsung devices.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Galaxy S6 edge Plus G928F to the latest May security patch official update. This firmware comes with fixes several bugs and improves the stability and performance of the device. We always strongly recommend keeping updated your Android device to the latest Android OS official stock firmware released by Samsung. Not necessary but it is better before proceeding take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing the May security patch official update on Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus G928F then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy S6 edge Plus. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-G928F.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S6 edge Plus, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy S6 edge Plus USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy S6 edge Plus by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy S6 edge Plus will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy S6 edge Plus, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus to XXS3CQE4 Official May Security Update:
Step No 1: – First, download Official May security update and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy S6 edge Plus on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy S6 edge Plus to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy S6 edge Plus. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy S6 edge Plus will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus to Android 7.0 Nougat May security Patch official firmware update.