The official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow TouchWiz firmware from Samsung is now available for the Canadian and US cellular variants. The updates has been roling out since last couple of months. Variants like Korean Note 5 N920S/K/L, the N920G, which belongs to South Asia and some parts on South America, as well as the N920C, are already running the newest Marshmallow firmware from Samsung. Now the update has come to Canada and for some of the US carriers like Sprint Note 5 N920P, US cellular SM-N920R4, etc. The latest to the adition are the SM-N920W8 Bell-Mobile, Telus, Virgin Mobile and more.
As we already know, latest TouchWiz firmware is also available for the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and the S6 Edge Plus devices and many of its variants such as the Korean G920S/K/L, G920F, G928C and much more. And yes, lets not forget the Samsung Galaxy S5. Even though the update is out, it has not reached all the regions or countries yet as the update rolls out in waves across the globe. So hit the download section below and get the latest full firmware from there. Now remember that this procedure will perform a clean installation. Hence, all the changes will be restored back to stock and you will lose all data. A backup is highly recommended. Courtesy of developers and Android enthusiasts, the TWRP and the root methods are also available for the Galaxy S6 and Note 5 on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. So if you are looking forward to gaining root privilege then take alook at the CF-Auto-Root and the SuperSU flash methods and fix deep sleep as well.
Download Marshmallow For Note 5
Before you proceed to the download section, you can either download the firmware directly from Samsung with a new tool without any speed restrictions or subscription from the first link or get it from third party websites from link 2.
- Tool to Download Any Samsung Galaxy Stock Firmware
→ Download | Faster download method
- Marshmallow for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 (Telus)
→ Download [Mirror] | File: N920W8VLU2BPC5_N920W8OYA2BPC5_TLS.zip
- All firmware for Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920W8 → Link | Mirror
- Galaxy Note 5 N920R4 Variant → Link | Tool
- Galaxy Note 5 N920G Variants → Link | Tool
- Galaxy Note 5 N920C Variants → Link | Tool
- Sprint Galaxy Note 5 N920P → Link | Tool
- Odin Software
→ Download [Mirror] | File: Odin3_v3.10.7_3.zip
- Samsung Galaxy Drivers
→ Download | File: SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones.zip (15.3MB)
Warning: Although going through this procedure should not cause harm or any damage to your device, it remains an unofficial process and you should be cautious about it. Reader’s discretion is advised.
1. Verify your device for compatibility. Check out the download section. For other variants, check out the tool from this page.
2. Enable USB Debugging on your device. To do so, go to Settings>About Phone> Tap on the Build Number several times until you get a new Developer Options in the Settings. Open Developer Options and enable USB Debugging from there. Trust the connection by allowing it when you connect it to your PC for the first time.
3. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC for a better connection. Get it from the download section official from the manufacturer.
4. Backup everything before you proceed. Odin performs a clean install, that you will lose apps, data, media, etc.
How to Install Marshmallow on Galaxy Note 5 N920W8 N920P/R4
Step 1: Download the listed firmware for your for your Galaxy device. Extract the zip file to get the firmware with .tar or .tar.md5 extension and place at a location where you can easily locate it in your PC.
Step 2: Now boot your device into Download/Odin Mode. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold Power button + Volume Down + Home keys for a few seconds. If you see a warning sign press Volume up/ Volume down to get the Odin screen.
Step 3: If you already have Odin software on your PC then simply run the Odin3_3.10.7.exe file. If not, then download the Odin3.zip file from the download section and extract it. Run Odin software as administrator.
Step 4: While your device is still in the Odin Mode, connect your device to your PC using a USB cable.
Step 5: After a successful connection, the ID: COM in the Odin should turn Blue and an Added!! message should be displayed in the Log tab. In case your device doesn’t show up in Odin, then you can troubleshoot it with the steps given at the end of the tutorial.
Step 6: Now click on AP button and add the firmware file by navigating to the file path. Once added, it should show like this — File Path\N920W8VLU2BPC5_N920W8OYA2BPC5_TLS.tar.md5
Step 7: Take care that only Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are selected in the Options tab. Do not check Re-Partition.
Step 8: Once done, verify everything and proceed with installation by selecting Start button. If it’s a 4 file firmware, then take a look at the following image:
Step 9: When you get a PASS! message in the Log tab on your Odin software, that means firmware has successfully been installed and the device will restart itself. If not then reboot manually.
Be patient as first reboot may take a while. However, if the system doesn’t boot up for a long time, then go to this tutorial and look for troubleshoot for connectivity or bootloops on Samsung. When you see the boot animation, that means you have successfully flashed the firmware. Enjoy your new TouchWiz ROM. Follow and like us on social media. For queries comment down below or leave a comment in the forums.
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