How to Update Samsung Galaxy S6 with Android 5.0.2 XXU1AOE3 Firmware

Samsung’s newly released Smartphone Galaxy S6 SM-G920F is right now receiving the latest Lollipop update in South East Europe. The firmware is dubbed as Android 5.0.2 Lollipop XXU1AOE3 firmware. Because it’s being rolled via OTA, then will take some time before reaching your handset. But all devices are supposed to receive the update by the month end. Post update, your handset will be fixed from the existing bugs and will be added with some new features. But we don’t have any details on the changelog of the update.

Since this update is meant for the Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F, so you shouldn’t apply it on any other device. Also remember that this update is specifically for the users residing  in South East Europe. Unless you might brick your device. Now let’s have a look on the essential requirements for the update.

Requirements

  1. One Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  2. Computer with USB cable and internet connectivity
  3. Backup of all data like images, songs, videos and other data in handset.
  4. Charge up the phone to full battery because it shouldn’t get stopped during update. Else your handset will brick.
  5. Enable the USB debugging in developer option in Settings.

Download

Procedure to update Galaxy S6 with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

  1. First download the above mentioned files on your PC and extract them on your desktop.
  2. Then run odin on your PC by hitting the execution file and then switch off your phone.
  3. Now take your phone and press the Volume down+ home+ power button to put it into download mode.
  4. When a warning message gets flashed on your device, then press the volume up button. Now your handset will land in download mode.
  5. Connect the phone to your PC via USB and in the Odin panel one added message will appear. Make sure the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
  6. Click on the PDA/AP button in Odin and choose the .tar.md5 file from the extracted firmware folder and click on start. Wait for few minutes and when the pass message appears, detach the cable. The phone will automatically get rebooted.
  7. If you get into the bootloop sequence and the smartphone is not starting up in 10 minutes, then put your device in recovery mode and factory reset and wipe out all cache. Then follow the procedure beginning from first.

Congratulation! You are all done with the flashing now. In case you face any problems in the flashing process, let’s know and we will be happy to help you out.

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