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The latest TouchWiz Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware from Samsung has been surfacing on a new device. This time, it is the GALAXY Note Edge SM-N915G, SM-N915F, SM-N915FY devices that have been chosen for a new firmware upgrade. The device was running Android 5.1.1 and 5.0 in some region until now. The update is only available in India, United Kingdom, for now and the device has received an April security patch update. this is a great new for all the Galaxy Note Edge users and no one had expected the device to receive Marshmallow so early. The firmware details are as follows:
|Model name||GALAXY Note Edge|
|Build date||Wed, 06 Apr 2016 08:07:19 +0000|
The update is rolling out in waves and soon the OTA may hit devices in other regions as well. The firmware build number N915GXXU1DPD1 brings Android version 6.0.1 and brings several bug fixes, performance improvements, and security enhancements. Other Android devices that have received this official TouchWiz firmware are Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus, Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Note 4, Galaxy S5. The Root and TWRP installation procedure is also available. Firmware Details for European model: Model SM-N915FY, Model name GALAXY Note Edge, United kingdom, Version Android 6.0.1, Region BTU, PDA N915FYXXU1DPC3, CSC N915FYOXA1DPC3.
Download Galaxy Note Edge Marshmallow Firmware
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
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- Marshmallow for Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915G
→ Download [Mirror] | File: N915GXXU1DPD1_N915GODD1DPB7_INU.zip
- Marshmallow for Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915F
→ Download [Mirror] | File: N915FXXU1DPC7_N915FOXE1DPC7_SEK.zip
- Marshmallow for Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915FY
→ Download [Mirror] | File: N915FYXXU1DPC3_N915FYOXA1DPC3_BTU.zip
- 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. The listed firmware is compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and several of its variants only. 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.
How to Install Official Marshmallow on Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Full Firmware
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\N915GXXU1DPD1_N915GODD1DPB7_INU.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.
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.
When you see the boot animation, you can enjoy your new firmware. Be patient as first boot may take a while. However, if the system doesn’t boot up for a long time, then go through the following.
How to Fix Bootloop on Samsung Galaxy Device?
If you come across boot loop or your Samsung Galaxy device is stuck at the boot logo then factory reset your device from the recovery. To do so, turn of your device (also remove the battery if applicable and put it back again) and reboot into recovery mode by press and holding Power + Volume down + Home keys for a few seconds. From the Recovery, select Wipe Data / Factory Reset. Confirm the action and reboot once done. Your device should now boot up.
How to Troubleshoot Connectivity problem on Samsung Galaxy Device?
If your device doesn’t show up in the Odin software, then turn off USB Debugging and turn it on again and Reboot. You can also reinstall the Samsung USB Drivers or try changing the USB cable and connection ports from device manager.
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