Latest Android 7.0 Nougat for Verizon Galaxy S6/S6 Edge (SM-920V / SM925V) is now available for you to download free and install manually using Odin flashing tool as shown in step-by-step guide below. Verizon usually takes some time before rolling out latest Android firmware updates in the US. But if you are using the Verizon branded Galaxy S6/S6 Edge phone, you would be pleased to know that the official Nougat 7.0 update has been pushed by the network carrier. You should’ve received OTA update notification by now. However, if you are yet to get latest update or prefer manually flashing stock firmware on your phone to avoid issues related to downloading big OTA firmware update, then we have a guide below that will assist you to install stock Android 7.0 Nougat stable firmware version on Verizon Galaxy S6 (SM-G920V) or Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925V). This Android Nougat firmware update carries VRS4DQD1 build number, which you can download from the direct links below.
But before moving forward to the manual installation guide, do yourself a favor and go to Settings > About Device > Software Update to see if the OTA update notification is there for automatic download of the new firmware. However, if you are using a rooted Galaxy S6/S6 Edge or have deleted some system apps from your device, then you won’t receive OTA update and manual installation remains the only method to update Verizon Galaxy S6/S6 Edge to latest Android Nougat.
Go to the official Verizon Wireless Portal to see all the news changes and features included in the latest Nougat update for your Galaxy S6. Now, let’s start the process of downloading and installing Stable Nougat firmware update on Verizon Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
- Download Odin3_v3.12.3 on your computer.
- Latest Samsung USB drivers installed on your computer.
- Backup device data and apps.
- Make sure USB debugging is enabled on your device.
- Device should have at least over 70% charging.
Download Android Nougat Firmware Files for Verizon Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge
Extract firmware file on computer after which you will get following four files that you need to flash using Odin as explained in the steps below:
How To Install Verizon Galaxy S6/S6 Edge (SM-G920V/925V) Android 7.0 Nougat
1 – Launch Odin tool on computer. Make sure to open it as administrator.
2 – Power off your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge and reboot it into Download Mode by pressing and holding Home + Volume Down + Power buttons and release the keys when you see Download mode screen. Press the Volume Up key to enter the Download mode.
3 – Connect your phone to computer via USB cable.
4 – Make sure ID:COM box on Odin is blue with a message Added!! showing under the Log tab.
5 – Now click BL, AP, CP and CSC buttons on Odin one by one to locate the firmware files where you saved them on computer and add each file with the name starting with BL, AP, CP and CSC in their respective fields.
6 – Now hit the Start button on Odin and wait for the files to flash. It could take a long time for files to flash, so be patient or read our guide on how to root Android devices using Odin guide in the meantime.
7 – Once the installation is complete, you will see a PASS! message on Odin and Galaxy S6 will automatically reboot. Again, reboot might take several minutes as new settings and apps are bring finalized.
8 – That’s all.
You can successfully install Android Nougat stock firmware using Odin on your Verizon Galaxy S6 (SM-G920V) and Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925V). For further assistance, send queries in comments section below.