After a new flagship smartphone is launched by Samsung, bugs are noticed on the newest smartphone and firmware updates are released to fix these issues fairly quickly. Currently some problems on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is that the flash doesn’t turn off and the screen rotation on the Galaxy S6 is having problems. Currently new software updates are being developed to fix these problems, but for those wanting to know how to check for Android firmware updates on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge manually, we’ll explain below.
It’s recommended to manually search for the latest Android firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S6 as, the “Automatic Update” takes some time to find the current updates for firmware required for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The following is a guide on how to search for a new Android firmware that works with the Samsung Galaxy S6.
How to check for Android firmware updates on Galaxy S6:
- Turn on the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge
- From the the home screen, go to the Menu page
- Select on Settings
- Then select About device
- At the top of the screen you can see: Software Updates
- Select on the listing and search for a new firmware by selecting the “Update now”
- If a new firmware version is available, you’ll be able download and install the new firmware.
Where I can find the latest version of firmware for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge?
A good website to see the latest version of firmware for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is SamMobile. The website will show you the latest firmware updates for any model of Samsung smartphone including both models of the new Samsung Galaxy S6. They usually update the website constantly.
It’s important to note that if your Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge has been rooted, you can no longer receives official update notifications from the manufacturer, so you have to be on the lookout for new firmware for the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge yourself.
To find out what current firmware number device has on it, just go to your Settings menu. Then browse for About Device > Build Number. You can also check the version of firmware you currently have by dialing * # 1234 # call.