G920VVRU4BOG7 Verizon Galaxy S6 Stock Firmware SM-G920V

Verizon Galaxy S6 stock firmware build version G920VVRU4BOG7. This is the second officially released Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. According to the initial changelog addressed by Verizon, the  update is added with some kind of another security patches.

The G920VVRU4BOG7  is an update to the previously  released  build version G920VVRU3BOG5 5.1.1.

Technical details of G920VVRU4BOG7/ Android version 5.1.1

The firmware build details can be viewed in the device settings, from the Home screentap Menu > Settings > About Device.
  • Android version: 5.1.1
  • Baseband version: G920VVRU4BOG7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: LMY47X.G920VVRU4BOG7
  • Build date: 19 September 2015
  • Release date: 26th of August 2015

Download G920VVRU4BOG7 Verizon Galaxy S6 (SM-G920V) Stock Firmware


Important Note! Always flash and use the most recent and  the latest stock firmware. Do not use any stock firmware version for downgrading purposes.  Downgrading from Android 5.1.1 back to Android 5.0.2 will no longer work due to the secured and/or locked “bootloader”. Some firmware update includes security patches and we never knew how the update being built. Unless you knew exactly what you are doing, then you may proceed at your own risk!

When do we use a stock firmware on Verizon Galaxy S6  SM-G920V?

  • Unroot Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V – It can be used to remove root if the device has been rooted and unable to get the latest OTA update.
  • Unbrick Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V – 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 Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V to stock official firmware – If the device runs in any modified and non-Verizon firmware. Suitable for restoring the device to is original factory default settings.
  • Upgrade Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V – If one had missed the latest version of stock Android OS. Manually install the newest update if the device is modified as it becomes unsupported via Over-The-Air update. There are times an unwanted error message occurs when updating via Over-The-Air (OTA) update.

For removing root and restoring back the Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V to "Official" from "Custom."  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.

Important Note: Before Flashing a Stock Firmware

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.

Use a PC and the supplied USB data cable of your Galaxy S6 – Oftentimes a flashing fails is caused by a bad USB data cable.

Enable USB debugging mode – From Settings > About phone > tap the build number for around 7-times. Hit back to Home screen, then tap Apps > Settings > Developer option. Then mark the USB Debugging checkbox.

Disable the Reactivation LOCK – If this feature is enabled in the device, you must turn it off first. From Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Security. Then unmarked the Reactivation lock check-box.

Grab the right flash tools for Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V – Only use Odin3_v3.10.6 and the latest USB driver as the older version has caused failure for no reason.
Download: Odin3_v3.10.6

Read on and Follow this Guide: How to Safely Unroot the Galaxy S6

FAQ’s About Galaxy S6 Stock Firmware:

Can I use the stock firmware to unlock my Galaxy S6 so I can use it to other network provider’s SIM cards?
No, the stock firmware cannot be use and has nothing to do to unlock a Galaxy S6 device. Instead, you may visit your service provider as sometimes they do the unlocking process for free.

Can I use the stock firmware to reset a tripped KNOX Warranty void counter?
No, the Stock firmware cannot be use to reset the KNOX Warranty void counter if it’s already tripped. It is irreversible by any means and will stay on that status. It will just restore the device from custom to official status.

Can I use the stock firmware to another Galaxy S6 model?
No, it will not work either. Each specific Galaxy S6 model used different firmware builds, so flashing a stock firmware to another will definitely harm the device if you may try to.