G920IDVU3FQF5 - New Zealand Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware

New Zealand Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware version G920IDVU3FQF5. This firmware build is the 1st Nougat update  landed on the Galaxy S6 in New Zealand. Alongside with the new Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, this firmware also includes several bug-fixes, general system improvements, and the June 1st 2017 Android security patch level.

DeviceGalaxy S6 SM-G920I
Android version7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch levelJune 1, 2017
Baseband versionG920IDVU3FQF1
Kernel version3.10.61-11656029
Build numberNRD90M.G920IDVU3FQF5
APG920IDVU3FQF5
CPG920IDVU3FQF1
CSCG920INZC3FQF1
Release dateJuly 17, 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 G920IDVU3FQF5


Country/CarrierStock Firmware
New Zealand (Unlocked)(link)
Vodafone New Zealand(link)
2degrees New Zealand(link)

Prerequisites:


  • Grab these tools:
    Odin3_v3.12 – (download)
    USB Driver – (download)
  • Extract or unzip the firmware file you have downloaded so that you’ll get the  “Odin flashable” tarball  firmware  file.
  • Make sure the battery is re-charge or at-least it’s still got around 60% remaining power.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Use the supplied USB data cable of your Galaxy S6.
  • Use Windows PC to this process as this will not work on MAC computers.

Procedures:


  1.  Run Odin on your PC desktop
  2. Boot 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’s log box .
  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 packages in Odin’s AP button.
  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.

Optional: Perform Factory Data ResetTo 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.
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