G920TUVU3EPD1: T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Stock Firmware

Here's T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920T official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update build G920TUVU3EPD1  or MMB29K.G920TUVU3EPD1. The latter is officially release on April 11, 2016 and the first Android Marshmallow update replacing the previous Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. So those who might need to unroot or return back the device to official Marshmallow OS, then you may just grab this stock firmware.  The following are the technical details about this specific firmware build.

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware build G920TUVU3EPD1 - Technical Details:

  • Device: Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Model number: SM-G920T
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: G920TUVU3EPD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-7610624
    dpi@SWHD8902 #1
    Fri Apr 1 10:41:14 2016
  • Build number: MMB29K.G920TUVU3EPD1
  • Android security patch level: April 01, 2016
  • AP: G920TUVU3EPD1
  • CSC: G920TTMB3EPD1
  • CP: G920TUVU3EPD1
  • Build date: April 01, 2016
  • Date released: April 10, 2016
  • Stock Firmware: (Link)





Features:

  • OS upgrade – Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
  • The following functions have been deleted: Facebook Messanger, Instagram, Whatsapp.
  • The new TouchWiz provides enhanced usability and an updated visual design.
  • Quick connect helps you easily find and connect to nearby devices and pre-connection.
  • Fingerprints are securely protected. An alternative unlock method (pattern,PIN, or password.
  • Advanced power saving mode restricts background data and extends battery life.
  • A new vibration pattern concept has been applied
  • Settings for the following has been reset: Theme, Email, Icon/Widget

Important note:  Always flash or install the latest stock firmware. Do not use this firmware package for downgrading purposes as it may not work, and or else otherwise your device OS will still be prone to an Android OS vulnerabilities.



How to Use the T-Mobile Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) Stock Firmware


  • Unroot T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T – To remove root if the device has been rooted and unable to get the recent 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  boot loops 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 the official from any custom firmware; 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 Stock Firmware on Galaxy S6?


  • Backup all stored data in the device.  Though the process will not eventually delete 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 backup in the first place.
  • Recharge your device battery –  A sudden power interruption will cause an undesired outcome.
  • 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 edge.
  • 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.
    Download Odin3_v3.10.6

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 log box or highlight the COM: ID once the device is recognized on PC.
  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. T-Mobile Galaxy SM-G920T:
    “G920TUVU3EPD1_G920TTMB3EPD1_G920TUVU3EPD1_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 or stuck on a welcome screen logo.You may  necessarily perform the Full Wipe/Factory Data Reset on your Galaxy S6. This oftentimes happens if your Galaxy S6 Edge has loads of 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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