Samsung has started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge. Featuring several new improvements and bug fixes, Marshmallow is a big update and companies like Samsung have been working hard to deliver it as soon as possible. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Marshmallow update has gone live recently. If you haven’t received it yet, here is a guide to install the Galaxy S6 Marshmallow update manually.
Popular Samsung blog Sammobile has been keeping a track of the firmware updates released for a wide range of Samsung devices. They have the firmware you will need for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge.
- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware – Galaxy S6 SM-G920F | Galaxy S6 Edge – SM-G925F
- Odin 3.10.7 – download here
- Samsung USB Drivers – download here
Make sure your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge is charged enough before you start installing the Marshmallow update.
Additionally, we recommend you backup your data before going ahead with this.
Install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge
Installing the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is fairly easy. However, exercise caution and be sure to follow these simple steps throughout.
- Once your data backup is complete, power down the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge.
- Install Odin 3.10.7 downloaded above.
- Unzip the Marshmallow update file and extract the firmware zip from it.
- Make sure the Samsung USB drivers have been installed properly.
- Now, press these three buttons simultaneously to enter Download mode – power, volume down and home.
- Once you are in Download mode, connect the phone to your computer and open Odin.
- In Odin, click on AP. Select the Marshmallow firmware zip that you extracted in the third step.
- Click Start to begin the installation.
For a more detailed guide on installing firmwares on Samsung devices, click here.
The installation process will take some time. Once it is complete, your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge will reboot automatically.