Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Android 7.0 Nougat update via CarHDRom now available [GUIDE]

Here's a detailed yet concise guide on how you can install the custom Android 7.0 Nougat update on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with build number SM-G925F.

samsung galaxy s6 edge android nougat update
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The CarHDRom Android 7.0 Nougat custom firmware offers tonnes of features that are not available through the official software version. For Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge users, this ROM has a slew of exclusive themes that you will enjoy.

Android Nougat themes available are Synphony Blue, Fanstasy, Dark3D, Underwater, Metal Black, Red, Green, Orange and Gold.

Prerequisites

Installing custom ROMs has requirements. You will need to flash Android 7.0 Nougat CarHDRom for your phone. To do this, you will have to back up your entire phone's data, enable USB debugging and install a recovery tool like TWRP or ClockworkMod.

Also, the phone should be rooted and unlocked. To avoid interruption in the middle of the process, make sure your phone is at least 50 per cent charged. Note that interruption may brick your phone.

Finally, this guide is intended for Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge variants with model number SM-G925F. Do not ever try this on other devices since it may damage your phone.

How to install Android 7.0 Nougat update via CarHDRom

Here's a detailed yet concise guide on how you can install the custom Android 7.0 Nougat update on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with build number SM-G925F:

Step 1: Download the Android 7.0 Nougat CarHDRom custom firmware for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on your PC.

Step 2: Plug your phone to the PC, then copy the downloaded custom ROM to your phone's microSD card.

Step 3: Unplug your phone, then turn it off.

Step 4: Switch to recovery mode by press holding the power, volume up and home buttons at the same time.

Step 5: Back up your current software version by going to Backup > backup and restore on ClockworkMod or TWRP recovery.

Step 6: Wipe data tasks by going to Recovery > Wipe > Swipe to Factory Reset.

Step 7: Proceed to the main recovery menu, then choose Install. Locate your Android 7.0 Nougat CarHDRom zip file, then select Swipe to Confirm Flash.

Step 8: Wait for the entire installation process to finish.

Step 9: Reboot your phone.

In case boot loop occurs, just choose Wipe cache/dalvik. Check your current OS version now on Settings > About phone.

This article was first published on September 9, 2017
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