Root G925FXXU3DPFB Android 6.0.1 Stock Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F

A simple method to root G925FXXU3DPFB Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware is now available at NasirTech. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F recently get updated to the G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware. If you yet to update the firmware, then update the same by following this link- Update G925FXXU3DPFB Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware for Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F. Hope you updated this latest firmware on your device and now you can root the same using our simple tutorial below. The below guide will help you to root XXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware running on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F. Continue reading the tutorial for complete guide.

After updating official firmware, your device no longer belongs to rooted device. So, after official firmware update, many of us prefer to root our device to enjoy some additional features that unrooted android device doesn't offer. With a rooted android device, you can install apps that ask root permission, flash various custom ROMs, install MODs and tweak various features. Root removes default bloatware apps that free-up lots of memory space and extend the battery life. However, once rooted, manufacturer warranty will be void. But you can regain the warranty by following proper unroot process. To know more about benefits of rooting android device, read- Complete Note on What is Rooting and Benefits of Rooting Android Phone.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

So, want to root Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F Running G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware? Continue reading this page to get all the necessary steps to successfully root your device. The root file (CF-Auto-Root) we used in this tutorial is safe and have nearly 100% success rate. We'll use Odin software to flash the root file.

The tutorial is made with simple step by step guide, so that even an android newbie user can follow and successfully root his/her device. However, in this process you may loss your personal data and settings. So, we recommend you to follow all the backup instructions before proceed to rooting guide.

Warning!

  • This rooting tutorial is only applicable for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F model. So, don't try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from- Settings-About Phone
  • Rooting voids your phone's manufacturer warranty. However, you can get back the warranty anytime by following proper unroot process or by flashing official firmware.
  • This guide is for educational purpose and you should try this at your own risk. We are not responsible if your device experience a soft brick after following this tutorial.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Check battery percentage, charge your device to a decent level of at least 60% battery power. Your device should not turn off during installation.
  • Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-Developer Options-USB Debugging
  • Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
  • Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must be followed before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points and done as mentioned. Now, you are ready to move to the final step of this tutorial where we have arranged a step by step details guide to root Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F running  G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware.

Steps to Root Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F Running G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow through Odin:

  1. Download CF-Auto-Root for Galaxy S6 Edge G925F and extract the Zip file: CF-Auto-Root-zerolte-zeroltexx-smg925f.zip
  2. Download Odin 3.09 and extract the Zip file: Odin3_V3.09.Zip
  3. Now, Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy S6 Edge G925F into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  4. Run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
  5. Now connect your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F to your computer via USB cable
  6. In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
  8. Now, click on the AP (PDA in older Odin) button and select the CF-Auto-Root-zerolte-zeroltexx-smg925f.tar.md5 file.
  9. Finally, click on the Start button to begin the rooting process, wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect your phone from computer
  13. Finish
Congrats! You have completed the tutorial to root Galaxy S6 Edge G925F running G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware. Hope you successfully done the rooting process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F should now rooted and you have complete control over your device. Now, install apps that ask root permission or flash various custom ROMs. To verify your device is rooted or not, you can download and run the Root Checker App from Google Play Store. If you have any doubt or query about the tutorial, feel free to contact with us using the comment form below, and share your rooting experience with us.
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Update G925FXXU3DPFB Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware for Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F

G925FXXU3DPFB Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F is out and the users can now manually download the firmware zip file from here at NasirTech. Samsung time to time releasing software update for all their Android Smartphone and tablet devices and it is always recommended to update the latest available firmware for your device as with every new firmware version Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improvement in overall OS performance and sometime introduces new features. Continue reading this page to find G925FXXU3DPFB download link along with flashing instructions and rooting guide (if available).

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F

G925FXXU3DPFB Firmware Details:

Model: SM-G925F
Model Name: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
PDA: G925FXXU3DPFB

G925FXXU3DPFB Download Link (s):

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

Austria (T-Mobile0: G925FXXU3DPFB_G925FDAX3DPF2_MAX

Austria (Telering): G925FXXU3DPFB_G925FDAX3DPF2_TRG

Greece (Cosmote): G925FXXU3DPFB_G925FCOS3DPF2_COS

Hungary (T-mobile): G925FXXU3DPFB_G925FTMH3DPF2_TMH

Romania (Cosmote): G925FXXU3DPFB_G925FCOA3DPF2_COA

(Firmware for rest of the countries and carrier will be added here when available) 

[Please don't ask for any torrent download link for the above firmware. However, if the above link doesn't work, you can mention in comment below, we'll try to provide you with other download mirror (if available)]

G925FXXU3DPFB Installation Methods:

There are several ways by which you can update the XXU3DPFB firmware on your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F such as- through Samsung Kies utility (from your PC), Via OTA (Over the Air, directly from your device using WiFi) and Odin method (manually download firmware and flash through Odin). Below you'll find all the three methods. 

How to Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on WiFi or Mobile Data on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings-About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F through Samsung Kies Utility:

  1. Turn on WiFi or Mobile Data on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC

How to Update G925FXXU3DPFB Firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge G925F through Odin:

Kies and OTA are the official way to update firmware but most of us prefer manual way to update official firmware. So, below you’ll find step by step manual guide to update the XXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F through Odin software on your PC or Laptop.

Warning!

"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-About Phone. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. NasirTech is not responsible if anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk".

Points to be noted:

1) Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power

2) Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-General-Developer Options (As the Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up, So go to Settings-General-About on your Galaxy S6 Edge and tap Build Number for 7 times to visible the Developer options.) See the image below.

Enable Developers Options

3) Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide

4) Install USB driver for your device on your PC/Laptop- Download Samsung USB Driver  

5) If your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.

6) Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery

7) After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.

Steps to update G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Galaxy S6 Edge G925F through Odin: 

1) Download XXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware for Galaxy S6 Edge G925F from the above download section

2) Download Odin 3.09

3) Switch off and boot Galaxy S6 Edge G925F into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.  

4) Extract the downloaded Odin3.09 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)

5) Now connect your Galaxy S6 Edge G925F to your computer via USB cable

6) In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.

7) Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked in Odin.

8) Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension .tar.md5

9) In Odin screen, click on AP (PDA in older Odin) button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension (The firmware file look something like: G925FXXDLJ5_G925FODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)

10) Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.

Odin3

11) Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background

12) Your device should automatically reboot after completion

13) You can now disconnect your device from computer

14) Finish

Hope you successfully completed the update process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your device should now running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow build version number XXU3DPFB. You can verify the firmware update details from Settings-About Phone.

Stuck at boot animation screen? Fix Bootloop on Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F
If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925F stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.

Root G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware: 

We have arrange a details step by step guide to root G925FXXU3DPFB 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware running on Samsung SM-G925F. Open the below link for the rooting instructions.

How to Root G925FXXU3DPFB Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware

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Root I9506XXUDPG2 Android 5.0.1 Stock Firmware on Galaxy S4 GT-I9506

A simple method to root I9506XXUDPG2 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware is now available at NasirTech. Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 recently get updated to the official I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware. If you yet to update the firmware, then update the same by following this link- Install I9506XXUDPG2 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware for Galaxy S4 GT-I9506. If you already get the update and looking for a working method to root the firmware, then you can now root the same using our simple tutorial below. The below guide will help you to root XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware running on Galaxy S4 GT-I9506. Continue reading the tutorial for the complete step by step guide.

After updating official firmware, your device no longer belongs to rooted device. So, after official firmware update, many of us prefer to root our device to enjoy some additional features that unrooted android device doesn't offer. With a rooted android device, you can install apps that ask root permission, flash various custom ROMs, install MODs and tweak various features. Root removes default bloatware apps that free-up lots of memory space and extend the battery life. However, once rooted, manufacturer warranty will be void. But you can regain the warranty by following proper unroot process. To know more about benefits of rooting android device, read- Complete Note on What is Rooting and Benefits of Rooting Android Phone.


So, want to root Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 Running I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware? Continue reading this page to get all the necessary steps to successfully root your device. The root file (CF-Auto-Root) we used in this tutorial is safe and have nearly 100% success rate. We'll use Odin software to flash the root file.

The tutorial is made with simple step by step guide, so that even an android newbie user can follow and successfully root his/her device. However, in this process you may loss your personal data and settings. So, we recommend you to follow all the backup instructions before proceed to rooting guide.

Warning!

  • This rooting tutorial is only applicable for Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506. So, don't try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from- Settings-About Phone
  • Rooting voids your phone's manufacturer warranty. However, you can get back the warranty anytime by following proper unroot process or by flashing official firmware.
  • This guide is for educational purpose and you should try this at your own risk. We are not responsible if your device experience a soft brick after following this tutorial.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Check battery percentage, charge your device to a decent level of at least 60% battery power. Your device should not turn off during installation.
  • Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-Developer Options-USB Debugging
  • Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
  • Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must be followed before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points and done as mentioned. Now, you are ready to move to the final step of this tutorial where we have arranged a step by step details guide to root Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 running  I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware.

Steps to Root Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 Running I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop through Odin:

  1. Download CF-Auto-Root for Galaxy S4 I9506 and extract the Zip file: CF-Auto-Root-ks01lte-ks01ltexx-gti9506.zip
  2. Download Odin 3.09 and extract the Zip file: Odin3_V3.09.Zip
  3. Now, Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy S4 I9506 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  4. Run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
  5. Now connect your Galaxy S4 I9506 to your computer via USB cable
  6. In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
  8. Now, click on the AP (PDA in older Odin) button and select the CF-Auto-Root-ks01lte-ks01ltexx-gti9506.zip.tar.md5 file.
  9. Finally, click on the Start button to begin the rooting process, wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect your phone from computer
  13. Finish
Congrats! You have completed the tutorial to root Galaxy S4 I9506 running I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware. Hope you successfully done the rooting process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your Galaxy S4 I9506 should now rooted and you have complete control over your device. Now, install apps that ask root permission or flash various custom ROMs. To verify your device is rooted or not, you can download and run the Root Checker App from Google Play Store. If you have any doubt or query about the tutorial, feel free to contact with us using the comment form below, and share your rooting experience with us.
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Install I9506XXUDPG2 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware for Galaxy S4 GT-I9506

I9506XXUDPG2 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop official firmware for Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A GT-I9506 is out and the users can now manually download the firmware zip file from here at NasirTech. Samsung time to time releasing software update for all their Android Smartphone and tablet devices and it is always recommended to update the latest available firmware for your device as with every new firmware version Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improvement in overall OS performance and sometime introduces new features. Continue reading this page to find I9506XXUDPG2 download link along with flashing instructions and rooting guide (if available).

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A GT-I9506

I9506XXUDPG2 Firmware Details:

Model: GT-I9506
Model Name: Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A
Version: Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
PDA: I9506XXUDPG2

I9506XXUDPG2 Download Link (s):

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

France (Orange): I9506XXUDPG2_I9506FTMDOF1_FTM

Sweden: I9506XXUDPG2_I9506VDSDOK2_VDS

Norway (Telenor): I9506XXUDPG2_I9506TENDOK1_TEN

Greece (Vodafone): I9506XXUDPG2_I9506VFGDOK1_VGR

Greece: I9506XXUDPG2_I9506EURDOK1_EUR
 
(Firmware for rest of the countries and carrier will be added here when available)

[Please don't ask for any torrent download link for the above firmware. However, if the above link doesn't work, you can mention in comment below, we'll try to provide you with other download mirror (if available)]

I9506XXUDPG2 Installation Methods:

There are several ways by which you can update the XXUDPG2 firmware on your Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 such as- through Samsung Kies utility (from your PC), Via OTA (Over the Air, directly from your device using WiFi) and Odin method (manually download firmware and flash through Odin). Below you'll find all the three methods. 

How to Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S4 LTE-A GT-I9506 via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on WiFi or Mobile Data on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings-About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Update Official Firmware on Galaxy S4 LTE-A GT-I9506 through Samsung Kies Utility:

  1. Turn on WiFi or Mobile Data on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC

How to Update I9506XXUDPG2 Firmware on Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 through Odin:

Kies and OTA are the official way to update firmware but most of us prefer manual way to update official firmware. So, below you’ll find step by step manual guide to update the XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware on your Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 through Odin software on your PC or Laptop.

Warning!

"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A GT-I9506 model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-About Phone. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. NasirTech is not responsible if anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk".

Points to be noted:

1) Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power

2) Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-General-Developer Options (As the Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up, So go to Settings-General-About on your Galaxy S4 LTE-A and tap Build Number for 7 times to visible the Developer options.) See the image below.

Enable Developers Options

3) Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide

4) Install USB driver for your device on your PC/Laptop- Download Samsung USB Driver  

5) If your Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.

6) Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery

7) After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.

Steps to update I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware on Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 through Odin: 

1) Download XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware for Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 from the above download section

2) Download Odin 3.09

3) Switch off and boot Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.  

4) Extract the downloaded Odin3.09 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)

5) Now connect your Galaxy S4 LTE-A I9506 to your computer via USB cable

6) In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.

7) Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked in Odin.

8) Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension .tar.md5

9) In Odin screen, click on AP (PDA in older Odin) button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension (The firmware file look something like:I9506XXDLJ5_I9506ODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)

10) Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.

Odin3

11) Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background

12) Your device should automatically reboot after completion

13) You can now disconnect your device from computer

14) Finish

Hope you successfully completed the update process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your device should now running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop build version number XXUDPG2 . You can verify the firmware update details from Settings-About Phone.

Stuck at boot animation screen? Fix Bootloop on Galaxy S4 LTE-A GT-I9506
If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy S4 LTE-A GT-I9506 stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.

Root I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware: 

We've also arranged a step by step guide to root I9506XXUDPG2 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware running on Samsung GT-I9506. Go to the following link for the rooting guide.

How to Root I9506XXUDPG2 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware

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Update I9060IXXU0APG1 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official Firmware for Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I

I9060IXXU0APG1 Android 4.4.4 KitKat official firmware for Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I is out and the users can now manually download the firmware zip file from here at NasirTech. Samsung time to time releasing software update for all their Android Smartphone and tablet devices and it is always recommended to update the latest available firmware for your device as with every new firmware version Samsung introduces fixes for bugs (if any), improvement in overall OS performance and sometime introduces new features. Continue reading this page to find I9060IXXU0APG1 download link along with flashing instructions and rooting guide (if available).

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I

I9060IXXU0APG1 Firmware Details:

Model: GT-I9060I
Model Name: Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus
Version: Android 4.4.4 KitKat
PDA: I9060IXXU0APG1

I9060IXXU0APG1 Download Link (s):

Note that: you can flash/install any firmware from the below list if the firmware for your country is not available, except those firmware comes with their carrier name.

Iraq: I9060IXXU0APG1_I9060IOJV0APG1_MID

Pakistan (PAK): I9060IXXU0APG1_I9060IOJV0APG1_PAK

Saudi Arabia: I9060IXXU0APG1_I9060IOJV0APG1_ACR

Morocco (MAT): I9060IXXU0APG1_I9060IOJV0APG2_MAT

(Firmware for rest of the countries and carrier will be added here when available)

[Please don't ask for any torrent download link for the above firmware. However, if the above link doesn't work, you can mention in comment below, we'll try to provide you with other download mirror (if available)]

I9060IXXU0APG1 Installation Methods:

There are several ways by which you can update the XXU0APG1 firmware on your Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I such as- through Samsung Kies utility (from your PC), Via OTA (Over the Air, directly from your device using WiFi) and Odin method (manually download firmware and flash through Odin). Below you'll find all the three methods. 

How to Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I via OTA (Over the Air):

  1. Turn on WiFi or Mobile Data on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Go to Settings-About, and tap on the Update Option from there (If its show “The latest update have already been installed” message, then your device haven’t receive any OTA yet, check back later or try installing through Kies.)
  3. Tap OK to start the download and installation process
  4. Once done, your device will reboot automatically

How to Update Official Firmware on Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I through Samsung Kies Utility:

  1. Turn on WiFi or Mobile Data on your device (should have stable Internet connection)
  2. Download and Install Samsung Kies Utility on your PC
  3. Connect your device to PC through USB
  4. Open/Run Samsung Kies, it should automatically detect your device
  5. At the Samsung Kies home screen, you’ll see New Firmware Upgrade is available notification (If it show- “This is the last firmware”, then your device haven’t received the latest firmware on Kies, check back later or try flashing manually through Odin)
  6. Click on the Firmware Upgrade button to start the update process
  7. Follow onscreen instructions
  8. Once done, your device will be reboot automatically
  9. After reboot, you can disconnect your device from PC

How to Update I9060IXXU0APG1 Firmware on Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I through Odin:

Kies and OTA are the official way to update firmware but most of us prefer manual way to update official firmware. So, below you’ll find step by step manual guide to update the XXU0APG1 4.4.4 KitKat firmware on your Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I through Odin software on your PC or Laptop.

Warning!

"The firmware is released only for the Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I model, so don’t try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from Settings-About Phone. Also the tutorial is based on Windows PC. NasirTech is not responsible if anything wrong happens to your device after following this guide, try this at your own risk".

Points to be noted:

1) Check battery percentage, your device should have at least 60% battery power

2) Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-General-Developer Options (As the Developer options are hidden by default on all Android device running on Android 4.2 or up, So go to Settings-General-About on your Galaxy Grand Neo Plus and tap Build Number for 7 times to visible the Developer options.) See the image below.

Enable Developers Options

3) Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide

4) Install USB driver for your device on your PC/Laptop- Download Samsung USB Driver  

5) If your Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I have any Custom ROM installed such as- CyanogenMod ROM, ParanoidAndroid ROM, AOKP ROM, SLIM ROM, PACman ROM, Avatar ROM, Omni ROM, LiquidSmooth ROM, Beanstalk ROM, Carbon ROM etc, then it’ll be replaced by stock firmware.

6) Custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP Recovery) will be replaced by Stock Recovery

7) After flashing official firmware, your device will no longer belongs to rooted device. However you can root your device any time after flashing the firmware.

Steps to update I9060IXXU0APG1 4.4.4 KitKat firmware on Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I through Odin: 

1) Download XXU0APG1 4.4.4 KitKat firmware for Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I from the above download section

2) Download Odin 3.09

3) Switch off and boot Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.  

4) Extract the downloaded Odin3.09 zip file and run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)

5) Now connect your Galaxy Grand Neo Plus I9060I to your computer via USB cable

6) In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.

7) Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked in Odin.

8) Now, extract the downloaded firmware zip file, you’ll find a firmware file with extension .tar.md5

9) In Odin screen, click on AP (PDA in older Odin) button and select the firmware file with .tar.md5 extension (The firmware file look something like: I9060IXXDLJ5_I9060IODDDLI7_INU.tar.md5)

10) Now, click on the Start button to begin the installation process, wait few moments.

Odin3

11) Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background

12) Your device should automatically reboot after completion

13) You can now disconnect your device from computer

14) Finish

Hope you successfully completed the update process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your device should now running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat build version number XXU0APG1. You can verify the firmware update details from Settings-About Phone.

Stuck at boot animation screen? Fix Bootloop on Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I
If anything goes wrong, your device may stuck at booting animation. If your Galaxy Grand Neo Plus GT-I9060I stuck at boot animation screen for more than 10 minutes, then follow these instructions:
  • Go to Recovery Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Up+Home+Power buttons together.
  • Now, perform Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting the reboot system now option. In Recovery Mode use the Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select any option.

Root I9060IXXU0APG1 4.4.4 KitKat Firmware: 

Tutorial to root I9060IXXU0APG1 4.4.4 KitKat firmware running on Samsung GT-I9060I is not available at this moment. We'll update the link when available.

How to Root I9060IXXU0APG1 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Firmware

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Root N7100XXUFPF1 Android 4.4.2 Stock Firmware on Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100

A simple method to root N7100XXUFPF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware is now available at NasirTech. Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 recently get updated to the N7100XXUFPF1 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware. If you yet to update the firmware, then update the same by following this link- Update N7100XXUFPF1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Official Firmware for Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Hope you updated this latest firmware on your device and now you can root the same using our simple tutorial below. The below guide will help you to root XXUFPF1 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware running on Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100. Continue reading the tutorial for complete guide.

After updating official firmware, your device no longer belongs to rooted device. So, after official firmware update, many of us prefer to root our device to enjoy some additional features that unrooted android device doesn't offer. With a rooted android device, you can install apps that ask root permission, flash various custom ROMs, install MODs and tweak various features. Root removes default bloatware apps that free-up lots of memory space and extend the battery life. However, once rooted, manufacturer warranty will be void. But you can regain the warranty by following proper unroot process. To know more about benefits of rooting android device, read- Complete Note on What is Rooting and Benefits of Rooting Android Phone.

So, want to root Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 Running N7100XXUFPF1 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware? Continue reading this page to get all the necessary steps to successfully root your device. The root file (CF-Auto-Root) we used in this tutorial is safe and have nearly 100% success rate. We'll use Odin software to flash the root file.

The tutorial is made with simple step by step guide, so that even an android newbie user can follow and successfully root his/her device. However, in this process you may loss your personal data and settings. So, we recommend you to follow all the backup instructions before proceed to rooting guide.

Warning!

  • This rooting tutorial is only applicable for Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 model. So, don't try this in any other android device. Check your device model number from- Settings-About Phone
  • Rooting voids your phone's manufacturer warranty. However, you can get back the warranty anytime by following proper unroot process or by flashing official firmware.
  • This guide is for educational purpose and you should try this at your own risk. We are not responsible if your device experience a soft brick after following this tutorial.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Check battery percentage, charge your device to a decent level of at least 60% battery power. Your device should not turn off during installation.
  • Turn on USB Debugging mode, go to Settings-Developer Options-USB Debugging
  • Backup important data and settings to external storage- follow this guide
  • Install USB driver for your device on your computer- Download Samsung USB Driver
All the above pre-requisites are very important and must be followed before proceed to installation guide. Hope you get all the above points and done as mentioned. Now, you are ready to move to the final step of this tutorial where we have arranged a step by step details guide to root Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 running  N7100XXUFPF1 4.4.2 KitKat firmware.

Steps to Root Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 Running N7100XXUFPF1 4.4.2 KitKat through Odin:

  1. Download CF-Auto-Root for Galaxy Note 2 N7100 and extract the Zip file: CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.zip
  2. Download Odin 3.09 and extract the Zip file: Odin3_V3.09.Zip
  3. Now, Switch off your phone and boot Galaxy Note 2 N7100 into Download Mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons together (long press until the boot screen appear), now press Volume Up key to proceed to Download Mode.
  4. Run the Odin3 v3.09.exe file as an administrator (Right click on the .exe file and click on Run as administrator)
  5. Now connect your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 to your computer via USB cable
  6. In Odin3 screen, you should see a COM Port number like “0:[COM7]” at ID:COM section and “Added!” text at the message box. This means your device has been detected by Odin3.
  7. Make sure that, only the “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options are checked.
  8. Now, click on the AP (PDA in older Odin) button and select the CF-Auto-Root-t03g-t03gxx-gtn7100.tar.md5 file.
  9. Finally, click on the Start button to begin the rooting process, wait few moments.
  10. Once completed, you would see “PASS!” message in ID:COM port having green background
  11. Your phone should automatically reboot after completion
  12. You can now disconnect your phone from computer
  13. Finish
Congrats! You have completed the tutorial to root Galaxy Note 2 N7100 running N7100XXUFPF1 4.4.2 KitKat Firmware. Hope you successfully done the rooting process. If you followed everything as mentioned in the above tutorial, then your Galaxy Note 2 N7100 should now rooted and you have complete control over your device. Now, install apps that ask root permission or flash various custom ROMs. To verify your device is rooted or not, you can download and run the Root Checker App from Google Play Store. If you have any doubt or query about the tutorial, feel free to contact with us using the comment form below, and share your rooting experience with us.
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