Update build G925FXXU2POHC Release on Vodafone UK Galaxy S6 Edge

Vodafone UK will be having  another 5.1.1 OTA update roll out on Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F) and S6 Edge (SM-G925F). The update will bump up the firmware build to G920FXXU2POHC on Galaxy S6, while on the other hand the Galaxy S6 Edge will going to have the build G925FXXU2POHC to which the latter also got the new baseband version to G925FXXU2POGR.

The update hasn't reported yet to when it could be released via Over-The- Air, but it is now can be seen and had been around at Samsung's Smart Switch server. Vodafone UK might still hold the firmware back to check some features and its compatibility with its network.

While taking a quick closer look at the build details itself.  We have noticed that it doesn't  have the new Apps Edge feature which has been adopted from Galaxy S6 Edge+ design.  Noting that the rest of the Vodafone Galaxy S6 Edge in Europe has recently received an update to build G925FXXU2QOH8, to which included some of the said feature.

So for those who might wan to manually check the update right now make sure to hit your PC Smart Switch for a while or keep on checking via Over-The-Air OTA. The up[date build G925FXXU2POHC will replace the previously released build G925FXXU2POGJ way back in July.

Here are the technicals details of the updates:
Model number: SM-G925F
Android version: 5.1.1
Baseband version: G925FXXU2POGR
Kernel version: 3.10.61-5576864
Build number: LMY47X.G925FXXU2POHC

And the other update on Galaxy S6;
Model number: SM-G920F
Android version: 5.1.1
Baseband version: G920FXXU2POGR
Kernel version: 3.10.61-5630845
Build number: LMY47X.G920FXXU2POHC

Both updates are available via PC Smart Switch bit might also available via Over The Air (OTA) soon. The release is in stages and might take several days before the update arrives on some countries.

Update using via Over The Air (OTA)

Just ensure to recharge the battery for at least 50%. Also, backup your data using Smart Switch. Just in case somehow might go wrong during the updating process your files were already in a safe place.

Here’s how to do it manually: 
  • From the Home screen tap on Apps.
  • Select the Settings gear icon.
  • Tap About device.
  • Tap Software update.
  • Tap Check for an update.

It will then notify you that a new update is available for download. But it also says that “Your device software is up to date“, and there is no software update is yet available for grab. You can simply choose Download and Install now if you do so or else Install later if you want to get the update in later time.

Update via Computer using Smart Switch

Download Smart Switch for PC

You have to choose the one that is specifically built for computer, depends on what you have either a PC or Mac.  Once you installed Smart Switch, all you need to do is to connect your Samsung Galaxy S6  / S6 Edge on your  computer using the supplied USB  cable.

1. Run Smart Switch in your computer.

2. Connect the Galaxy S6 Edge  into the computer using the supplied USB data cable.

3. Smart Switch will automatically prompt you if the update is available. Just click on the “update” then the “OK”  button to begin updating your Galaxy S6 and or S6 Edge.