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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Not Updating To Latest Software Version Issue & Other Related Problems

Welcome to another installment of our troubleshooting series where we aim to help our readers who own the #Samsung #Galaxy #S6Edge+ fix the issues that they are experiencing with their phone. This particular model was released in 2015 and is one of the three flagship models that Samsung released that year. This phone sports a large 5.7 inch Super AMOLED screen which makes it great for various multimedia tasks. The other great features of this phone include its octa core processor with 4GB of RAM, 16MP camera, and a 3000mAh battery. Although this is a solid performing phone there are instances when certain issues can occur which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Galaxy S6 Edge+ not updating to latest software version issue & other related problems.

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S6 Edge+ Not Updating To Latest Software Version

Problem: my phone is stuck in the lollipop 5.1.1 and everytime i request for software updates it will say that my software is up to date while clearly this is an outdated version

Solution: There are several reasons why your phone is not getting the software updates. The phone might be rooted or running on a custom software. If you are using an unlocked phone the this could also be the reason.

To get the latest software update try connecting your phone to a computer with Smart Switch installed then check if an update is available.

If no update is available then you should consider manually flashing the updated firmware file using Odin. You can get the firmware file of your phone from the Sammobile website which is also where you can get the instructions on how to flash your phone.

S6 Edge+ Battery Drains Quickly

Problem: Hi I have had my Samsung galaxy s6 edge plus for 2 years and had no problems but the last few weeks I’ve been having problems with the battery charge not lasting it goes from 60-70% to 1% or dead overnight and have seen it go from 30% to 15% then 5% in the space of a minute.

Solution: What you will want to do right now is to check if the issue is caused by a software glitch by doing a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset. Once the reset is complete do not install any apps in your phone yet. Try checking first if the battery still drains quickly. If it does then your phone battery might already be faulty in which case you will need to bring the phone to a service center and the battery replaced.

S6 Edge+ Not Updating To Android Nougat 7.0

Problem: I recently bought an unlocked At&T S6 edge +. The baseband version is G928AUCU4APK1. Please may I have a beginner’s step by step guide on how to upgrade to Nougat 7.0 as smart switch is saying the device software is up to date and when i click on the Software tab on the phone, it’s not responding behaving like a greyed out tab.

Solution: You should try to backup your phone data then do a factory reset. Once the reset is complete check if an update is available. If the same issue persists then you should consider flashing the phone with its updated firmware file using Odin. You can get the firmware file of your phone from the Sammobile website which is also where you can get the instructions on how to flash your phone.

S6 Edge+ Error When Updating Phone Software

Problem: An error occurred while updating the device software.  Use the recovery  function in the Smart Switch  PC software. Smart switch does not support my phone.  Can’t get past the error screen. I can reboot to download mode but that it. How do i get to a master reboot if i cant pass the error screen???? I want to do fresh install.

Solution: For this particular problem you need to start the phone in recovery mode then from here perform the steps listed below.

  • Wipe the cache partition of the phone.
  • Perform a factory reset. Take note that this will erase your phone data.

If the issue persists then you should consider flashing your phone with its latest firmware file using Odin.

S7 Edge+ Not Starting After Software Update

Problem: My phone was making a update and has a white light blinking then it shut down and freeze, it doesn’t turn on.I try to turn it on and it doesn’t do anything. I press power on and home and still don’t do nothing. I reboot it and don’t starts. It has a blue light but doesn’t start.

Solution: Try pressing and holding both power and volume down buttons for at least 10 seconds. Your phone should restart after this. If it doesn’t then proceed with the troubleshooting steps listed below.

  • Clean the charging port of the phone using a can of compressed air.
  • Charge the phone for at least 20 minutes using a wall charger.
  • In case the phone does not charge then try using a different charging cord and wall charger. You should also try charging the phone from a computer USB port.
  • Turn on the phone by pressing and holding both power and volume down buttons for at least 10 seconds.

In case the issue persists then try starting the phone in recovery mode. From here you should do a factory reset. Take note that this will erase your phone data. If this does not fix the problem then you will need to bring the phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Edge+ Not Connecting To Home Wi-Fi

Problem: I have an Samsung S6 Edge+ and a couple of days ago it just dropped all internet service at my house.  It says I’m connected to my WiFi but that I don’t have internet .  Once I leave my house, my phone connects to WiFi anywhere else but drops it once I return home. Only my phone is having a problem.  Both my husband and my son,who have Iphones, and our home computer are not having any problem. I have rebooted my router multiple times, been to ATT where they say it’s not my device because it connects to the Wifi in their store.  I have called my internet provider and it’s not a problem with them, since other family members are not having an issue.   I have also called my Router company but again it’s not the router as family can connect without an issue.  I also have tried taking out my Sim card and waiting 10 mins before putting it back in.  Still no luck.  In order to use the Internet, I have to take my Wifi off, which uses up my data plan.   Any ideas?  

Solution: You should try forgetting your home Wi-Fi network from your phone then connect to it again. If this doesn’t fix the problem then I recommend that you backup your phone data then do a factory reset. Once the reset is complete you should be able to connect to your home wi-Fi network.

S6 Edge+ Freezes While On A Call

Problem: My BIG problem is that since started using this Phone, its always Hangs Down itself while talking to someone. It may sometime take up to 10 minutes before it hangs down but it always bothering me with such kind of problem. I bought the first phone having the same problem then i take a new one but still the same problem exist. Please help me its boring i cant talk to my people smoothly. Thank you for your concern.

Solution: To fix this problem you should first check if an app you downloaded is causing the problem by starting the phone in Safe Mode. If the issue does not occur in this mode then it is most likely caused by an app in which case you will need to find out what app this is and uninstall it.

In case the issue still occurs in Safe Mode then you should consider doing a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset.

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