Galaxy S6 SM-G920I stock firmware build version G920IDVU1AOD3 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. The latter brings several bug fixes and minor improvements to the previous build version G920IDVU1AOC6. It is the first OTA update release on April 22, 2015 until May 2015 and rolled out in select countries in Latin America regions.
Technical details of G920IDVU1AOD3 / Android version 5.0.2
Device name: Samsung Galaxy S6
Model number: SM-G920I
Android version: 5.0.2
Baseband version: G920IDVU1AOD3
Kernel version: 3.10.61-4625197
Build number: LRX22G.G920IDVU1AOD3
Build date: April 4, 2015
Release date: in between April 22, 2015 to TBD
Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Stock Firmware G920IDVU1AOD3 5.0.2 Lollipop
Important Note! Always flash and use the most latest stock firmware on your Galaxy S6 as it brings several bug fixes and improvements to the device. Do not use older stock firmware files or else otherwise your device Android OS will become outdated and prone to bugs and other issues.
Galaxy S6 Stock Firmware (SM-G920I) Usage:
- Unroot Galaxy S6 SM-G920I– Can be use to remove root if the device has been rooted and unable to get the latest OTA update.
- Unbrick Galaxy S6 SM-G920I– To fix soft-bricked Galaxy S6 if one have messed-up from customization like rooting, custom ROMs, modified kernels and other system images. The stock firmware can resolve issues such as bootloops and stuck at Samsung logo animated screen.
- Restore Galaxy S6 SM-G920I to stock official firmware – If the device runs in any modified and non-official firmware. Suitable for restoring the device to is original factory default settings.
- Upgrade Galaxy S6 SM-G920I – If one had missed the latest version of stock Android OS. Manually install the newest update if the device is modified as and it is unsupported. There are times an unwanted error message occurs when updating via Over-The-Air (OTA) update.
For removing root and restoring back the Galaxy S6 SM-G920I to official from custom, just grab the right stock firmware build package accordingly that also matches and signifies your country and network provider. Once the appropriate stock firmware is installed to the device, it will then be able to get latest software update again via Over-The-Air OTA update anytime soon.
Important Note: Flashing a Stock Firmware
Backup all stored data in the device. Though the process will not eventually deletes the stored data but we are about to touch the inner system of the phone which is crucial on some part. If anything might go wrong and it forces you to perform a full wipe factory reset your data will be wiped out. So to make all important data safe, don’t be lazy to make a back up in the first place.
Recharge your device battery – A sudden power interruption will cause an undesired outcomes.
Use a PC and the supplied USB data cable of your Galaxy S6 – Oftentimes a flashing fails is caused by a bad USB data cable.
Enable USB debugging mode – From Home screen, tap Apps>>Settings>>Developer option. Then mark USB Debugging check box.
Disable the Reactivation LOCK – If this feature is enabled in the device, you must turn it off first. From Home screen, tap Apps>>Settings>>Security. Then unmark Reactivation lock check box.
Grab the right flash tools for Galaxy S6 SM-G920I – Only use Odin3_v3.10.6 and the latest USB driver as the older version has caused failure for no reason.
FAQ’s About Galaxy S6 Stock Firmware:
Can I use the stock firmware to unlock my Galaxy S6 so I can use it to other network provider’s SIM cards?
No, the stock firmware cannot be use and has nothing to do to unlock a Galaxy S6 device. Instead you may visit your service provider as sometimes they do the unlocking process for free.
Can I use the stock firmware to reset a tripped KNOX Warranty void counter?
No, the Stock firmware cannot be use to reset the KNOX Warranty void counter if it’s already tripped. It is irreversible by any means and will stay on that status. It will just restore the device from custom to official status.
Can I use the stock firmware to another Galaxy S6 model version?
No, it will not work either. Each specific Galaxy S6 models uses different firmware builds so flashing a stock firmware to another will definitely harm the device if you may try to.