G920TUVU2COF6 T-Mobile Galaxy S6 Stock Firmware version 5.1.1 (SM-G920T)

Stock firmware  version G920TUVU2COF6 for   T-Mobile Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T)   — Android 5.1.1 Lollipop build.  This is an update to the previous Android 5.0.2 build version G920TUVU1AOCG.

The G920TUVU2COF6 Android 5.1.1 update version features the following changes and improvements.
  • Anti-theft- Android Factory Reset Protection (FRP)
  • Black boxes in email is resolved
  • Camera LED flashlight is resolved
  • Check for Amazon error is resolved
  • Failed to reboot – error message is resolved
  • Fingerprint scanner improvements
  • Various bug fixes and device improvements

Stock Firmware Details: G920TUVU2COF6

  • Device name:  Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920T
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920TUVU2COF6
  • Kernel Version: 3.10.61-5028597
  • Build Number: LMY47X.G920TUVU2COF6
  • Build date: June 11, 2015
  • Stock Firmware: (Link)





Important note: Always flash and use the most latest stock firmware. Do not use these firmware package for downgrading purposes or else otherwise your device OS will become outdated.

Here is the actual screenshot of G920TUVU2COF6 stock firmware. This will serve as your guide and let you know what build version you are about to download. This details can be viewed in the device settings, from the Home Menu>>Settings>>About Device.


Why we need T-Mobile Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) stock firmware?

  • Unroot T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T – Can be use to remove root if the device has been rooted and unable to get the latest OTA update.
  • Unbrick T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T –  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 T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T to stock official firmware – If the device runs in any modified and non-T-Mobile firmware. Suitable for restoring the device to is original factory default settings.
  • Upgrade T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T – 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 T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T 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.

How To Flash Galaxy S6 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.
  • Enable USB debugging mode – From Home screen, tap Apps>>Settings>>Developer option. Then mark USB Debugging checkbox.
  • Turn off the “Reactivation Lock" . Some other Galaxy S6 version this feature is 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.
  • Extract the firmware file after downloaded so that you’ll get the  “Odin flashable” tarball stock firmware  file.
  • Grab Odin3_v3.10.6 and the latest USB - Odin3_v3.10.6

Procedures:

1. Run Odin on your PC desktop
2. Boot the Galaxy S3 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 device is detected,
4. In Odin window, Do Not ever tick ‘RE-Partition’ , just leave the ‘Auto Reboot’ and ‘F. Reset Time’ mark as checked.
5. Click on Odin’s AP button then browse and load the tarball file.
e.g. on T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T:
G920TUVU2COF6_G920TTMB2COF6_G920TUVUU2COF6_HOME.tar.md5

6. Click on “Start” to flash the stock firmware
7. Wait until the flashing successfully finishes, you’ll just see a word ‘PASS’ in Odin.

Troubleshooting:

1. Odin “Fail!” instead of getting Pass!Check everything from the USB driver to the USB data cable. Sometimes you need to repeat this process one more time if you get fail as it depends on how your Galaxy S6 came as being rooted and modified.

2:  Ended up into  bootloop and stuck on welcome screen logo.You may  necessarily perform the Full Wipe/Factory Data Reset on your Galaxy S6. This oftentimes happens if your Galaxy S6 has loads of modifications and modified system images.
  • Turn off the phone and set it into recovery mode.
  • Press and hold Volume up, home and power buttons.
  • Once in recovery mode, perform full wipe
    Select ‘wipe data/factory reset’
  • Lastly select ‘reboot system’ now and wait ’til your phone completely reboot in normal mode.
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