Update Android 7.0 G925FXXS5DPK7 Nougat on Galaxy S6 Edge G925F [Tutorial]

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Galaxy S6 Edge owners are going to get their hands on the official TouchWiz Android 7.0 Nougat update by Samsung. After Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, this will be the second Android 7.0 Nougat update being released for the previous Samsung’s flagships including Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge international variant. Nougat Android 7.0 Beta update carrying build number G925FXXS5DPK7 will be live via OTA anytime soon. In this guide we’ll discuss the method to update Android 7.0 Nougat G925FXXS5DPK7 beta firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge G925F.

The Nougat beta for Galaxy S6 Edge is the first update being released for the developers and other users who have already registered for Samsung Beta Program to get the Nougat firmware. The G925FXXS5DPK7 firmware for Galaxy S6 Edge G925F will be live via OTA now and if your device is eligible for the update then sooner or later you would get the update notification alert on your device. In case you don’t qualify for the OTA update just grab the firmware and follow the Odin method to flash the file via Odin flashtool. Everything from OTA to Odin is mentioned below just go ahead and follow the detailed guide.

Nougat Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Model: SM-G925F

Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat

Build Number: G925FXXS5DPK7

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Samsung Galaxy devices can be updated to newer firmware by three different software update methods and we have mentioned all of them below.

1 – OTA

2 – Samsung Kies

3 – Odin flash

You can follow any one of them you find easy but every firmware update process has some limitations and requirements. If you have installed custom recovery on your device it will be replaced by the Stock Recovery image and your device will become completely Stock after flashing the firmware. Below are the three firmware update methods you can follow to update your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F on G925FXXS5DPK7 Android 7.0 Nougat.

How to update Galaxy S6 Edge G925F 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 G925F on G925FXXS5DPK7 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 or Odin. 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 G925F on G925FXXS5DPK7 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 G925F on Android 7.0 Nougat using Samsung Kies.

  1. Download the Samsung Kies application from the Samsung website and install it on your windows PC or Mac.
  2. Once the installation process completes, click the Kies icon to run the application.
  3. Now connect your device to the PC using USB data cable.
  4. 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.
  5. Once you successfully created a back up of your device now you can update your device to latest available firmware.
  6. 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.
  7. Proceed further and follow onscreen instructions to start the Update process.
  8. Your device will reboot automatically once the process is completed.

If this process doesn’t helped you, proceed further to manually update your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware via Odin.

First download the G925FXXS5DPK7 firmware here and then follow the below link to see the Odin update method.

Guide to update G925FXXS5DPK7 Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S6 Edge G925F manually via ODIN

Download Android 7.0 G925FXXS5DPK7 Nougat firmware for Galaxy S6 Edge G925F

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