After being rolled out the January 2018 security update for midrange devices like Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A3 (2017), etc., Samsung now starts rolling out the new software update for its flagship Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925I) with January 2018 security patches. The OTA update is now available in India with firmware build G925IDVS3FRA1. The update for other regions is imminent. If you have issue updating this version via OTA, then you can install the update manually.

Though the update does not include any new major features, all users are recommended to update their Galaxy S6 Edge to this new software version to get best from it. This update includes fixes for six critical vulnerabilities in the Android OS itself and fixes for 13 vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items in Samsung’s TouchWiz.


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The new update (G925IDVS3FRA1) is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat and if you did not see the new software update on your phone for some reason, check for OTA update manually by heading to Settings > About Phone > Software Update.

Firmware details:

Model SM-G925FI
Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Date Build: 17.01.2018
Security Patch Level: 2018-01-01
Region: INS (India)

If for some reason, if you cannot install the OTA update on your Galaxy S6 Edge or prefer manual installation, then check out the below guide.

How to Install Update on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge Manually

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. We cannot take responsibility for anything that goes wrong. This guide is intended for technically talented users only.

1. Download latest version of firmware for S6 Edge (SM-G925FI) from here (for India) and for other region from here.

2. Also download the latest version of Odin tool from here.

3. After downloading both firmware and Odin utility, you may follow this guide to know how to flash the firmware via Odin.
(Source – Sammobile)

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