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How to update Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android 6.0.1

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Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is now available for the N910C Galaxy Note 4 smartphones. This post is only for International Exynos models that are unlocked.

This article will show you how to update your device manually, without having to wait for them to arrive over the air.

Polish Samsung Galaxy Note 4 owners will be the first to see Marshmallows on their devices. These updates are available in stages so you can choose to manually install them using the Odin app.

This update includes TouchWiz enhancements, new Material functions, and Doze for longer battery life. There are also App Standby, Application Permissions, and tons of other tweaks and changes that will improve your device’s overall performance.

Before you start the installation of this update, please refer to the following guidelines:

Under Settings> About Phone, check the model number of your device.

This is the Exynos version.

Do not attempt to update other Android devices using the files you’ll find in this article.

Get the Samsung USB Drivers here and then install them on your computer.

These USB drivers will enable your smartphone to be recognized by Odin and allow you to flash the new firmware.

The Odin3 app is required to complete the update process. Odin is a tool that allows users to manually update their Samsung devices.

To enable USB Debugging, go to the Developer Options section of your phone. To unlock developer options, go to Settings>> About Phone. Tap 7 times on the section titled Build Number. You will find it in Settings.

Root access will be removed from devices that have been rooted. Any custom Recovery that has been installed will be removed and replaced by a stock Recovery.

Flashing the official update can be done over custom firmware. To remove the custom ROM, your smartphone will need to be factory reset.

This post will provide details on how to perform a ‘factory reset. The only thing that will be deleted from your device is the system partition.

If your device is 100% stock Android you can skip to the next section and learn how to manually upgrade Marshmallow OS.

You should check the battery level on your phone to ensure that it is not less than 50% before the phone turns off completely.

You should read the entire tutorial.

This tutorial is for advanced users only. If you damage your phone or lose data, we cannot blame you.

Once you have read the above, you can proceed to the next section of this post to learn how to flash the update.

How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Galaxy Note 4 N910C

  1. Get Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update firmware from.
  2. Once the download is complete, you can extract the contents of the firmware archive. You can save the files to your computer.
    You will receive the N910CXXU2DPCB firmware file.
  3. Download Odin3 v3.10.7.
    Save the Odin extracted contents to your computer.
  4. Turn off the device.
  5. Start Odin on your computer.
  6. Download the Galaxy Note 4.
  7. Use the USB cable to connect your computer and PC.
    Wait until Odin finds the smartphone.
    If the phone is not recognized, you will need to reinstall the Samsung USB drivers.
  8. To disable the “re-partition” option, go to Odin’s main screen.
  9. To locate and load firmware updates files, click on or AP.
  10. Locate N910CXXU2DPCB.tar.md5 firmware and load it into Odin.
    Do not modify any other default Odin settings.
  11. To begin the Android 6.0.1 update process for your smartphone, click on START.
    Do not press any buttons on your device until Android 6.0.1 is installed.
  12. Odin will display the PASS alert after the update has been completed.
    The smartphone will also restart in normal mode.
  13. To regain full control of your device, use your default login information.

These are the steps you needed to follow to update your Galaxy Note 4 C smartphone to Android 6.0.1.

You can check the additional info below if you have any issues during installation.

NOTE 1

If the FAIL alert appears in ODIN or any other error, you will have to retry the entire tutorial.

Repeat installation is recommended to ensure that you don’t skip any steps or that your phone meets the requirements outlined above.

NOTE 2:

If the PASS message is displayed by ODIN but the phone gets stuck in a boot loop, or the boot animation screen stays on for longer than 20 minutes, you will need to ‘factory reset’ the smartphone.

Stock Recovery Mode can be used to perform a factory reset. Follow the steps below.

If you have also installed the update via custom ROM, your phone will need to be factory reset. Here are the steps:

  • Turn off your phone
  • Boot it in Recovery Mode
  • Select the “wipe data/factory reset” option.
  • Confirm the process.
  • When you’re done, reboot your device to normal mode.
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