Great news for Samsung Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge users. T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update is rolling out soon. The US-carrier is busy with the Korean OEM. Now, this was really unexpected as the concerned device is quite old in the market now. We have usually seen a particular device gets a major system upgrade mostly within 2 years of its release. It was kind of expected that Android Nougat update would mark the last of any OS level step-up for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. This is a conformational statement from the official T-mobile support page. T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update is under development stages.
Just a few days ago Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ received the Android Oreo Update in all glory. Now T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update definitely is a major news. it also gives rise to this speculation. Maybe following the trails of T-mobile probably other major US tele-carriers will also roll Oreo for Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge.
Galaxy S6/S6 Edge is a single SIM flagship smartphone from Samsung. It was launched in March 2015. The phone comes with a 5.10-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels. It runs on 1.5 GHz octa-core Exynos 7420 processor and 3 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box. This device packs a 32 GB of non-expandable internal storage. Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge brings a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front face camera.
Download T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update
Your device will automatically capture the OTA as it becomes available. Otherwise, you can manually go to the device Settings > System Update > Check for updates. If the OTA is available, check the firmware number and follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the update.
We will put the active firmware link to download the T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update, once it becomes available.
Below we have mentioned the process how you can install the T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update manually. You can check that out.
How To Install T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update
- These OTA will exclusively be for T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge).
- Do not use this firmware on other Samsung devices.
- GetDroidTips is not responsible for any damage to your device while installing this Update.
- Take the complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
Steps of Installation
Step-1 First of all download and put the update.zip file onto your SD Card.
Step-2 On your PC download the Odin files linked above. In the zip, you will see six files. In Odin, you will see 5 categories, though you will only use 3.
Step-3 Put your phone into Odin mode by turning it off then holding Power + Volume Down + Bixby button.
Step-4 In Odin, put the corresponding BL, AP, CP, CSC (ignore HOME_CSC), but nothing in UMS.
Step-5 Now hit start. Your phone will flash the new firmware and then reboot to the setup screen.
Step-6 After that, switch off your phone then reboot into recovery by holding Power + Volume Up + Bixby.
Step-7 Use the volume buttons and power to select “apply update from SD card.”
Step-8 Use the volume buttons again to select the update.zip file and the power button to apply it.
Step-9 Wait for sometimes as the firmware installation takes place.
So, that’s it. Cross your fingers and wait for the T-mobile Galaxy S6 (Edge) Android Oreo Update.
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