G928FXXS3CQJ1 - Europe Galaxy S6 edge+ Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Fixes (Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware)

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F Android 7.0 Nougat released firmware version G928FXXS3CQJ1. The G928FXXS3CQJ1 brings the "BlueBorne" Bluetooth security vulnerability fixes, including the Android device security updates of October 2017.
Device nameGalaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F
Android version7.0 Nougat
Android security patch level1 October 2017
Baseband versionG928FXXU3CQG2
Kernel version3.10.61-11762721
Build numberNRD90M.G928FXXS3CQJ1
Date release06 Nov. 2017
Stock Firmware
  • Europe (unlocked version)
    - XEU_G928FXXS3CQJ1 (Download)
  • United Kingdom (unlocked version)
    - BTU_G928FXXS3CQJ1  (Download)

Tips: You may always use the most latest firmware update as it includes but not limited to new or enhanced apps and features, device security enhancements. It may also includes some improvements to data connectivity, audio and screen display quality, camera, and other system enhancements.

How to Use the Stock Firmware?

This stock firmware can only be use to unroot, and restore back, and manually upgrade the Galaxy S6 edge+ (plus) SM-G928F to its original Android operating system if and when the device has been modified in unauthorized way and it will no longer receives an OTA updates.

FOLLOW THIS GUIDE: Install Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+ Factory Stock Firmware

1. Backup all important data stored in the device memory, including contacts, messages, photos, videos, music, and other files.
2. Recharge the phone or it should still have at-least around 50% remaining power.
3. Grab these tools:
– Odin3_v3.12.3
– USB driver or grab Smart Switch

4. Extract the firmware package in your PC.
5. Open or run Odin3 in your computer.
6. Reboot the Galaxy S6 edge+ in Download mode. Turn Off the phone then press and hold down the Volume Down+Power+Home keys at the same time. You may then press the Volume Up key to continue.
7. Connect the phone to PC.
8. Load the stock firmware:
a. Single tarball – Click on AP button and load the stock firmware tarball.
b. Multiple tarball – Load each individual stock firmware tarball such as BootloaderAPCP, and CSC on Odin3’s designated slots.
9. Click the “Start” button to begin the installation.
10. Wait until the flashing completely finishes and the phone reboot itself.
You may also do perform a full factory data reset to regain a cleaner and fresher firmware installation. Just ensure that you already made a backup all of your important data stored in the phone.