G920IDVU3FQD4 VAU Australia Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

Australia's Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware version G920IDVU3FQD4. The G920IDVU3FQD4 is a carrier branded stock build and its the first Nougat Update hitting the Vodafone Galaxy S6 in Australia. Alongside with the Android Nougat goodies, this version also includes several bug-fixes, general system improvements, and the 1 April 2017 Android security patch level.

DeviceGalaxy S6 SM-G920I
Android version7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch levelApril 1, 2017
Baseband versionG920IDVU3FQD2
Kernel version3.10.61-10694941
Build numberNRD90M.G920IDVU3FQD4
APG920IDVU3FQD4
CPG920IDVU3FQD2
CSCG920IVAU3FQD1
Release dateMay 15, 2017
ChangesAndroid 7.0 Nougat Upgrade





TIPS:  You may only use the most latest firmware update as it includes several system improvements and security enhancements. These includes but not limited to, such as apps and features, WiFi connectivity, signal strength,  camera, audio and video quality.
You may check for latest firmware build releases here: Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Stock  Firmware

Stock firmware G920IDVU3FQD4


CountryBuild version
Australia (Vodafone)VOD_G920IDVU3FQD4


This stock firmware can only be use to restore back a rooted or a modified Australia and New Zealand variant of the Galaxy S6 SM-G920I to its original Android OS. It have been also useful to manually update the device if one had missed or no longer receives any Over-The-Air OTA updates.
Read the Guide: How to Safely Unroot the Galaxy S6 

Instructions:


Tools You’ll Need: 
You may grab the newest version or try the older ones that works on your PC.
Odin3 FlasherUSB-Driver
Odin3_v3.12.3v1.5.51
 Odin3_v3.11.1v1.5.49
 Odin3_v3.10.7 v1.5.45

  1. Backup all important data stored in the phone’s memory, including contacts, messages, music, videos, and etc.
  2. Extract or unzip the firmware file you have downloaded so that you’ll get the  “Odin flashable” tarball  firmware  file.
  3. Make sure the battery is re-charge or it has at-least around 50% remaining power.
  4. Enable the USB debugging mode. Go to Settings > About device > then look for the Build number > tap it for around 7-times until says something like “Congratulations you are now a developer” .  head bacl to the home screen to activate the USB debugging mode. From Home screen > Settings > Developer option, then mark check the box that says USB Debugging Mode.
  5. Turn off the “Reactivation Lock”.  Some other Galaxy S6 variant this feature are pre-installed.  To turn it Off just go to Settings > Security > Reactivation Lock and then unmark check the Reactivation lock option. You may need to enter your password on this process.
  6. Use the supplied USB data cable of your Galaxy S6.
  7. Use Windows PC to this process as this will not work on MAC computers.

Procedures:


  1.  Run Odin on your PC.
  2. Reboot the Galaxy S6 into Odin download mode.
    Turn it off, once completely shut down  hold down the ‘HOME’ + ‘VOLUME DOWN’ buttons and press the ‘POWER’ button for about 2 seconds until a WARNING! Screen appears. Press the ‘VOLUME UP’ button to continue or enter Download Mode.
  3. Connect the phone to PC via USB. Then make sure you can see as phone “Added” in Odin log box or highlight the COM:ID once the computer recognizes the device.
  4. In Odin window, Do Not ever tick ‘RE-Partition’ , just leave the ‘Auto Reboot’ and ‘F. Reset Time’ mark as checked.
  5. Load the firmware package in Odin’s AP button:
    G920IDVU3FQD4_G920IVAU3FQD1_Home.tar
  6. Click on the “Start” button to flash the stock firmware
  7. Wait until the flashing successfully finishes, you’ll just see a word ‘PASS’ in Odin.

Perform Factory Data Reset



To obtain a much fluid and fresher firmware, you may  necessarily perform the Full Wipe/Factory Data Reset on your Galaxy S6. This will get rid of any lag issues especially if your Galaxy S6 has been rooted and it has loads of modified system images before.
1. Turn off the phone and set it into recovery mode.
2. Press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power buttons.
3. Once in recovery mode, perform the full wipe option.  Just select ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’. Use the Volume buttons to select and then the Power button to execute the selection.
4. Lastly select ‘Reboot System  Now”  and wait until the phone completely reboot.

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