G920VVRS4DQE1 Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V Android 7.0 Nougat with May 2017 Security Updated Firmware

Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V Android 7.0 Nougat firmware build number G920VVRS4DQE1. The latter is the 2nd Android Nougat update released for Galaxy S6 SM-G920V.  This version brings the May 1, 2017 Security Patch Updates, and general system improvements.
Device Galaxy S6 SM-G920V
Android version 7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch level May 1, 2017
Baseband version G920VVRS4DQE1
Kernel version 3.10.61
Build number NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQE1
Release date 2017-05-24
Stock Firmware [Link]





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-G920V Stock  Firmware

This stock firmware can only be use to restore back a rooted or a modified Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V 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 rab the newest version or try the older ones that works on your PC.
Odin3 Flasher USB-Driver
Odin3_v3.12.3 v1.5.51
 Odin3_v3.11.1 v1.5.49
 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 edge 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:
    G920VVRS4DQE1_G920VVZW4DQE1_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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