Finally it seems official Android 7.0 Nougat update is released for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F. The Nougat update for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus carries build number G928FXXU3CQB2 and should be rolling out via OTA (Over-The-Air). If you own Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F then head towards Settings >> About Phone > Check for the firmware updates. If this process didn’t help you try the Kies method as mentioned below.
The update also carries new security patch along multiple improvements in the firmware. You can check the screenshot above for more details. Now follow the instructions below to update your device on G928FXXU3CQB2 Nougat firmware.
Nougat Firmware details:
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: G928FXXU3CQB2
Below are the two firmware update methods you can follow to update your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus on G928FXXU3CQB2 Android 7.0 Nougat.
How to update Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F to Android 7.0 Nougat via OTA (Over The Air) method
This is the first and preferably the most easiest method to update your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus on G928FXXU3CQB2 firmware. You can use your device to download the firmware file if available and then the device will ask you to install the updates now or later. As we mentioned above the limitation of OTA method is that you can update your device to latest firmware only as long as you are present inside the region where the OTA has landed and your device is in stock un-rooted condition because rooted device will not able to receive the OTA updates then you have to un-root your device or switch to the alternative methods like Kies. To check whether your device is eligible for OTA Firmware update, unlock your device & navigate to
Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Check for updates
This will require a working internet connection to connect to the Samsung servers. You will receive a notification about the latest firmware availability click install to flash the firmware or tap install later to flash the latest update anytime later.
How to update Galaxy S6 Edge Plus G928F on G928FXXU3CQB2 Android 7.0 Nougat via Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies is another useful firmware update application for Samsung and a bit easier to use, just follow the below steps to update your Galaxy S6 Edge Plus on Android 7.0 Nougat using Samsung Kies.
- Download the Samsung Kies application from the Samsung website and install it on your windows PC or Mac.
- Once the installation process completes, click the Kies icon to run the application.
- Now connect your device to the PC using USB data cable.
- You device will be automatically detected by Kies application and now you can perform multiple functions apart from the firmware update. The Kies application allows you to create a backup of your device before updating to new firmware, click the “Backup and Restore” button and follow the on screen instructions.
- Once you successfully created a back up of your device now you can update your device to latest available firmware.
- Click the Firmware Upgrade button to check whether new firmware is available for your device, if the firmware is available for your device you will be notified.
- Proceed further and follow onscreen instructions to start the Update process.
- Your device will reboot automatically once the process is completed.
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