Samsung Galaxy S6 G920F Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update via XXU3DPAD Firmware: Installation Guide
Feb 29, 2016 04:22 AM EST
Samsung has official released the stock firmware of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to Galaxy S6 phones with model number G920F via XXU3DPAD. The firmware offers the new TouchWiz while ditching pre-installed apps of the device.
Samsung Galaxy S6 can now get the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow via XXU3DPAD with a lot of features and enhancements to enjoy. The firmware has been tested for multiple times already for many months now and has finally been made available to unlocked version of Galaxy S6.
The South Korean giant also brings along with TouchWiz other Marshmallow features like Doze, Android Pay and fingerprint support. What is more, Samsung enables removing pre-installed apps and languages on the device when updated with XXU3DPAD since the firmware is unbranded.
A few reminders and preconditions have to considered first before installing XXU3DPAD on Samsung Galaxy S6, to wit:
1. Use only Samsung Galaxy S6 with model number G920F. Using other variant may cause severe damage to phone.
2. Install TWRP Recovery here.
3. Back up all necessary data here.
4. Download a driver here.
5. Like in all cases, installing any custom ROM induces risk of damaging device. Neither this site nor developers of XXU3DPAD will be held responsible for such damage.
Here is a step-by-strep guide to download and install XXU3DPAD to Samsung Galaxy S6 G920F:
1. Download Android 6.0.1 G925FXXU3DPAD here and extract the zip file.
2. Download Odin v3.09 here.
3. Turn off phone.
4. Go to Download mode by press holding volume down and home buttons together.
5. Press the power button twice.
6. Open Odin on the PC.
7. Once connected, wait for the ID:COM boxes to turn into yellow with the COM port number.
8. Select the files to be flashed or installed on the phone.
9. In Odin, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options.
10. Click the Start button for begin installation.
11. Wait until the installation is completed.
To check the software version, go to Settings > About phone.