Samsung Galaxy S6 is powered by a 2.1GHz octa-core Exonys 7420 processor and 3GB of RAM. Internal storage comes in at 32GB, 64GB or 128GB, with no microSD slot available. The 5.1″ display features a Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. The rear shooter has a 16MP sensor with an f/1.9 aperture, featuring Optical Image Stabilization, and 2160p video recording at 30fps. The front camera has a 4MP sensor with 1080p video recording.
Samsung has started rolling out the official Android 5.1.1 update for Galaxy S6. It is for the unlocked Galaxy S6 and has the build number G920FXXU2BOFJ. The OTA will be sent out in batches so it might take a while before it reaches all the devices. Instead of waiting for the OTA, you can install it manually. Follow the guide below.
Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. The writer cannot be held responsible for any bricked or unusable devices. Even though the chances of your Smartphone getting bricked are negligible, the owner of the device must take full responsibility of it!
Pre-requisites and Backing up your Galaxy S6:
- Make a Backup of the SMSs, Call logs and Contacts using the Super Backup App
- Make a Backup of the data on your phone
- Enable USB debugging on your device
- Make sure the device has at least 60% charging
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android Smartphone and Email
Steps to install Android 5.1.1 on Galaxy S6:
- Make a backup of your data.
- Extract the contents of Odin3 3.09.zip on your computer and install Odin on the PC.
- Turn off the phone and make sure it is not connected to the computer.
- Boot the phone into Download Mode by switching it off and then simultaneously pressing the Volume Down + the Home key button. While holding these both buttons, you need to switch on your device.
- Open Odin. Connect your phone to the computer and allow the drivers to install. You will see the “Added!!” message on Odin. If it doesn’t appear, make sure you have properly installed the USB drivers for your phone.
- In the Odin Menu, make sure to check the Auto-Reboot and F.Reset options.
- Download the firmware zip file on the computer. Extract it and you will get a file with .tar.md5 extension.
- Click the AP button in Odin and select the file extracted in the previous step. Do not make any unnecessary changes on Odin.
- Click the Start button in Odin and wait for a few moments.
- Phone will automatically reboot. Done !