How to flash Samsung Galaxy S6 & Galaxy S6 Edge to Android 6.0 Marshmallow Beta

How to flash Samsung Galaxy S6 & Galaxy S6 Edge to Android 6.0 Marshmallow Beta

by 24th December 2015

We all know that Samsung is working on the Android 6.0 and is testing it on its recent flagships, so that the updates can be released soon to the users. The same thing is done by Samsung in UK, when it started the Beta program which will be bringing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge. This ROM is in beta stage so users must know that there will be bugs present. But the great news is that being the beta version, everything is working great in this firmware. If you want to use this on your device and you want to contribute by giving your user feedback to Samsung, then you must follow the below guidelines to flash this beta version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Currently it is only for the users of UK i.e. the beta version can only be flashed on the UK galaxy S6 & S6 Edge. But we will be showing the procedure on how the users of these devices other than UK can flash the beta version. Keep in mind that there are few things that needs to be done before you start the flashing process. So let’s jump into the flashing process.

As this is not the OTA update, so users have to get registered and then ask for a roll out for their specific device. Samsung will analyze your request and will reply within 24 hr. timeframe window. After that you will be in the position to know that your device is getting the Android 6.0 firmware OTA or not.

Warning

These guidelines are for the advanced users. We here at AndroidExpertClub will not be held responsible if anything goes wrong during the update process. So, follow the steps below and do not do anything based on your own judgment.

Things to do

For UK Users of Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

1. Use the below guideline only with the SM-G920F or SM-G925F, so don’t even think to flash this firmware with any other variant.

2. Battery percent of your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge should be at least 60%, so that device do not get turned off during the flashing process..

3. You need to backup everything including SMS, Call Logs, IMEI / NVRAM data, Pictures, Videos and other stuff that is important for you.

4. Enable USB Debugging mode on your beloved Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge.

5. Make sure that you have installed the Samsung USB drivers for your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge.

How to Flash Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge to Android 6.0 Marshmallow Beta

Step No. 1

As mentioned above make sure that use this guidelines with devices bearing model number of SM-G920F or SM-G925F.

Step No. 2

Make sure that the firmware that is currently running on S6 & S6 Edge have the BTU product code. This can be easily done by using this app, which can be download from Google Play from here.

Step No. 3

When you find out that your firmware is running the BTU, then you have to download the Galaxy Care from Google Play.

Step No. 4

Now install and then launch the Galaxy Care tool on your device.

Step No. 5

Now Agree with the Legal Terms and conditions and then click next to go the next main screen.

Step No. 6

Now swipe until you see the “Participate Galaxy Beta Program” message displayed. And then Tap on Join and press on the Registration key at the bottom.

For non-UK users of Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

If you are not living in the UK, and your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge also do not have the product number of BTU, then still you can get the Android 6.0 beta by following the below steps.

Step No. 1

Make sure that your Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge bears the model numbers SM-G920F or SM-G925F.

Step No. 2

You have to root your device, so that you can proceed further with the flashing process.

Step No. 3

You must install the BTU firmware file on your device before resuming other steps.

Step No. 4

For the Samsung Galaxy S6 you can download the BTU software from here and for the Samsung S6 Edge you can get the ROM from here.

Step No. 5

Now Flash the BTU system by using the tool Odin.

Step No. 6

Then return here and follow the first update method (for the UK users) starting from step 4.

That’s it