Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge G925T owners can now update their smartphone to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with Custom ROM by Blck. This custom built is based on a stock Android firmware and this tutorial guide will show how to install the updates on the smartphone.
The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom built for the Galaxy S6 Edge is based on a leaked dump files on stock Android firmware. It has been made compatible with T-Mobile variant of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with model number G925T.
As mentioned above, the custom ROM is based on dump files, its not necessary, but it would be better if the S6 Edge is rooted and has a custom recovery installed. The custom recovery on the phone is required to install custom ROM zip files. To know how to install recovery tool on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge click here.
This tutorial will guide you on how to install Blck Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom ROM on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge G925T.
If you are used to install custom ROM on smartphones, then this should not be any different for installing on Galaxy S6 Edge. For beginners, don't forget to read all the points mentioned in the tutorial before installation.
Points To Remember Before Installation Process.
1. Backup all the data and additional files. Installing custom ROM on the device will wipe all the data.
2. Ensure USB drivers of Galaxy S6 Edge (G925T) is installed on your computer.
3. The Galaxy S6 Edge should have at-lease 80 percent of battery charge to avoid power off during installation process.
4. The smartphone should be rooted with the latest recovery tool before installing the custom ROM.
5. This tutorial is only for installing the Blck Android 5.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with model number G925T. Installing on any other device or other variant of Galaxy S6 might brick the device.
Download files: Download Android 5.1.1 Blck ROM
Download above mentioned files to your computer.
Step 1: Connect and mount Galaxy S6 Edge to your computer using the USB cable.
Step 2: Copy and paste downloaded zip files to SD card root. Do not paste the downloaded zip files to device memory or inside any other folders.
Step 3: Switch off the smartphone and disconnect from the computer.
Step 4: Boot the smartphone to Recovery Mode, by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at a time.
Step 5: Perform full data wipe by selecting 'wipe data/factory reset' option in the recovery mode.
(Note: Use Volume keys to navigate and Power button to select, while operating in the recovery mode.)
Step 6: Clear cache memory of the Galaxy S6 Edge by selecting 'wipe cache partition'
Step 7: Go back to recovery mode and select 'advance' and choose 'wipe dalvik cache' to perform complete wipe. (Note: This step is optional but its is recommended to completely format the smartphone before installing the custom ROM).
Step 8: Select 'install zip from SD card' from the main menu of recovery mode. Navigate to the SD card to select the downloaded ROM zip file.
Installing custom ROM might take more than 5 minutes, wait until the installation process gets complete.
Step 9: Reboot the Galaxy S6 Edge from the recovery mode by selecting 'reboot system now'.
Now the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge must be running the custom built Blck Android 5.1 Lollipop ROM.
[Note: This procedure is highly technical. If the smartphone brick or damaged during the installation process, GizBot cannot be held responsible for any kind of damage for the smartphone. Hence, the user has to perform the installation on their own risk.]
Source: Team Android