Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM for Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H/G355M


In this guide you will be able to download and install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Core 2 with model SM-G355H/M. The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM for Galaxy Core is packed with latest features and TouchWiz redesigned interface, Galaxy Core 2 is running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat and then no further updates released for this device so now here is the opportunity for Core 2 owners to enjoy the Marshmallow ROM on their devices.

The custom ROM for Galaxy Core 2 is based on TouchWiz and all the latest features of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The Marshmallow custom ROM will let you enjoy the glimpse of Google’s latest OS on your device. We have posted below whole instructions from start to end to update your Galaxy Core 2 SM-G355H/G355M on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, just go ahead and follow the steps in sequence as mentioned.

Note: The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM for Galaxy Core 2 G355H/M is pretty stable and you can use it as daily drivers but the future updates will cover the minor bugs (if any) so just go ahead and install the latest Marshmallow Android 6.0.1 on your Galaxy Core 2 G355H/M.

How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Core 2 G355H/M

Before you Begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, custom recovery etc. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.


  • Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
  • Download Samsung USB drivers
  • Your device should have a working TWRP or CWM recovery installed in your device.

Necessary downloads:

  • Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Galaxy Core 2 G355H/M [Click here]
  • Download Fix for Marshmallow: Here

Process to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy Core 2 G355H/M

Connect your device to your PC and copy the both ROM and Fix file on your device storage.

Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).

Once your device enters into TWRP recovery, create a Nandroid backup of your device or follow our guide to create a Nandroid backup (this will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware) if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware.

Once the Nandroid process completes, tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)

Now it’s the time to flash the Marshmallow firmware on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the custom ROM zip file

Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device. do the same with the installation of Fix file.

Once completed Reboot your device.

If your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue

That’s it! Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow ROM is successfully installed on your Galaxy Core 2 G355H/M. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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