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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928C receiving the official Android 6.0.1 G928CXXS3BQA5 Firmware

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ Smartphone with model number SM-G928C is now receiving the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G928CXXS3BQA5 firmware. The firmware is about to bring both security patches along with stability and performance enhancement. If you are a Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ Smartphone user and reside in Egypt, Iraq, Saudi Arabia (STC), Libya and Afghanistan, then you will get the update notification on your Smartphone. The firmware update is being rolled in these countries starting from 25th of Jan and hence will take some time before it hits all devices.

In case you don’t receive the OTA update notification, have missed it or can’t wait it to hit your Smartphone, then the manual update process will be the best alternative. In this process also you will flash the official firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, but in a manual way. So there is no risk associated with this update procedure. You will also not loose your device warranty. So without any hesitation, you can proceed. But in case you faced any issues being this a manual procedure, then let’s know and we shall help you come out of this.

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Never blame us for a bricked, bugged or corrupted device due to update as it’s all your risk to  move to follow the manual procedure. We will never remain responsible.


  • Makes sure the battery of your device is charged up to 70 percent.
  • Backup all the device data using backup app.
  • For connection with personal computer one must enable the USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+.
  • USB driver for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ must be installed on PC.

Procedure to Update Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928 via OTA

Should have stable internet connectivity on the phone and get to Settings>About and tap on the Update option. If the device is already updated with latest firmware then the massage ‘The latest update has already been installed’ will appear. If the firmware is available, then you will get it here. Now tap on OK to initiate the download process and then installation. Once it is done and the device will get rebooted automatically.

Procedure to update Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928 via Kies

Get a stable internet connection for your device and then download & install the Samsung Kies utility on your PC. After connect the device to computer via USB cable. After that run the Kies and the device will get detected itself. At the Kies home screen the new firmware upgrade notification is available then click on the firmware upgrade button to start the process and follow the appearing instructions. If this is not possible, then go for manual update through Odin. When the update is done, the device gets rebooted automatically and you must detach the cable then.

Procedure to update Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928 to Android Marshmallow

  1. Download the above mentioned .zip files on your PC along with Odin v3.09 and extract them both.
  2. Run the Odin v3.09 as an Administrator.
  3. Switch off the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and boot into download mode by holding the Vol down+home+power button and soon after the Vol up button to proceed to download mode.
  4. Connect the device to computer via USB cable and see the CM port is open in Odin screen. An Added text message appears that means the device is successfully connected. If not then again install the USB driver.
  5. Check the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time “options, also click the AP button and select the .tar.md5 file that was extracted on above step.
  6. Click on the start button to install and after few minutes the Pass message appears. After completion, the phone will get rebooted automatically.
  7. Then you must detach the USB cable and check the Settings>About for verification.
  8. If your device gets stuck in the middle of normal reboot, then go to Recovery Mode by press holding the Vol Up+Home+Power buttons together & perform “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” and “Wipe Cache Partition” task earlier, than go to the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode, use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.

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Voila, now you have learnt how to update Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ with the official G928CXXS3BQA5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware through manual procedure, odin and kies. If you get stuck in the boot animation then clean the cache by getting into the Recovery mode and there “wipe data/factory reset,” “wipe cache partition” and then selecting reboot system now. For more updates check Blogzmana and stay connected.

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