[Updated] Galaxy S6 and S6 edge start receiving S6 edge+ features with new update

During the unveiling of the Galaxy S6 edge+, Samsung showcased some new software features such as Apps Edge, ability to save images in RAW format in the camera app, and slightly updated icons. We hoped that these features would be made available to the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge as their specifications aren’t very different from the Galaxy S6 edge+.

Well, Samsung has already initiated a software update for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge in Korea that adds some of those features. These new features include Samsung Pay, new icons and overall improved user interface, Apps Edge, and UHQ upscaler and Vacuum Tube Amp Pro for better audio. Samsung has also added a minor update to KNOX, no doubt as a result of the addition of Samsung Pay.

However, the update does not include features like shutter speed control or the ability to save images in RAW format. On the other hand, the Live YouTube Broadcasting mode has been added in the camera app. The update should hit the devices in Korea any time now, but if you can’t wait to try out these new features, you can download the new firmware from our firmware section and flash it manually.

Update: This software update is now rolling out in Europe as well though only a few countries have received it so far.

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Update New Features

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Live YouTube Broadcasting

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Samsung Pay

Firmware Details

Model SM-G925S 
Model name GALAXY S6 Edge
Country Korea (SK Telecom)
Version Android 5.1.1
Changelist 5611782
Build date Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:35:34 +0000
Product code SKC
PDA G925SKSU2COH7
CSC G925SSKC2COH7

 

Model SM-G920S
Model name GALAXY S6
Country Korea (SK Telecom)
Version Android 5.1.1
Changelist 5611782
Build date Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:54:42 +0000
Product code SKC
PDA G920SKSU2COH7
CSC G920SSKC2COH7

Thanks for the tip, @moveplayer!

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ycs
10 months 27 days ago

When this update will be available for Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925F)? Thank you

fastidious
1 year 1 day ago

Still waiting for this update on my s6 edge sm-925f… how long samsung will take !!!

ycs
10 months 27 days ago

Me too. When this will be available (SM-G925F)?

Syed Murtuza Ali
1 year 12 days ago

When wil I get this update on my Galaxy S6 (SM-G920I)? Any idea anybody?

empr97
1 year 10 days ago

Soon cause the update for S6 edge SM-G925I just got released on Australia (XSA) so it just a matter of time till it gets released for the SM-G920I variant

sumit25000
1 year 10 days ago

its available in australia now you can download and install it manually

empr97
1 year 10 days ago

What model is your phone?

alibedo
1 year 20 days ago

I got this update its very nice but i think the s6 edge plus doesn’t have software features and th IRL blaster doesn’t exsesist bad for the company to remove such a feature s6 edge is better than s6 edge plus i think

deejaywilly
1 year 22 days ago

i received the update for SM-G925F uae
looks fine till now

deejaywilly
1 year 22 days ago

Update
The Battery Life Is Improved By a mile
stability improved
Lag improved
Touch Improved

qasiomc
1 year 1 month ago

Updated my s6 edge this morning. Noticed the extra few options in the music player. However the sound through headphones doesn’t seem to have as much bass as it did before the update. Clearly notice a difference. Shame as it sounded awesome before. Anyone else notice this?

gabrielkikitoto
1 year 1 month ago

Meanwhile, Note 4 users have poor software support with oldest features. I will never buy a Samsung device, never again.

strazzi
1 year 1 month ago

you bought shitey device…

gabrielkikitoto
1 year 1 month ago

I will say the same about your device in 6 months :v

chi-hin
1 year 2 days ago

Nope, I’d be happy with my S6 if it stays the way it is now without any updates other than security ones of course.

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

I get a hour of SOT every 14% of battery life on my S6 so if a update can make this better will be great!!!! Tmobile g920t all I want fix is Ram

cristianfsa
1 year 1 month ago

I bought my s6 edge by an operator if I upgrade to manually firemwae – odin would lose any warranty with my operator or ocn samsung brand ? .. or operator would lose data where you buy ?

cristianfsa
1 year 1 month ago

me compre mi s6 edge mediante un operador si lo actualizo con firemwae-odin manualmente perderia garantia alguna con mi operador o ocn la marca samsung?.. o perderia datos del operador donde compre?

Jaime Larios
1 year 1 month ago

Solo puedes actualizar con un firmware del mismo modelo. No es lo mismo un galaxy s6 edge g925f que un g925S por ejemplo. Si le metes un firmware de un modelo diferente tu celular se puede bloquear y no prender. Que modelo tienes? Y respondiendo a tu pregunta, no pierdes los datos de tu compañía pero podrías perder garantía, depende completamente de las políticas de tu operador.

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

Still waiting in states on tmobile smh my battery is cool just need that ram fixed

okoloba
1 year 1 month ago

JUST RECEIVED AN UPDATE BASEDBAND VERSION G925FXXU2COH2
RAM ISSUE FIXED
TESTING BATTERY LIFE
EDGE+ FEATURES ADDED.
MORE FASTER

SCREENSHOT:- http://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-s6-edge/general/edge-features-coming-to-edge-t3182669/post62436129#post62436129

jhodgsonni
1 year 1 month ago

Amazing! 30 minutes for the battery to fall 56 % to 44 %

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

Can u give a Lil bit more detail on battery life

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

This shit need to hit the states smh

ionutdicu
1 year 1 month ago

yes, same here; UK firmware. Nice job, Sammy!

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

What else added besides ram fix????

jeffsandoval014
1 year 1 month ago

Will this fix wallpaper motion? RAM management? Better battery life?

AptosRunner
1 year 1 month ago

I want the OVAL folder back. These Square/Square Round types down look good at all. Can we PLEASE PLEASE atleast have it as an option?
Whom do i direct this Q? Anyone.

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

Hopefully the update will hit tmobile in the morning or Monday morning seem to be the day they like sending out updates…

kavindu r
1 year 1 month ago

Where are the camera features?.. why samsung why??

wraggieonetwo
1 year 1 month ago

Feeling the new icons….. getting there Sammy;-)

Amardeep831
1 year 1 month ago

We can install it in Sm-g925F, this version is of sm-g925s

strazzi
1 year 1 month ago

you wanted to say that it wont work?

Amardeep831
1 year 1 month ago

I mean flash it in sm-g925F

empr97
1 year 1 month ago

Will it fix the RAM issue?

wraggieonetwo
1 year 1 month ago

What build are you rockin? If your up to date my friend the RAM issue is most certainly fixed! I’m on G920FXXU2BOG8 / three UK variant (not that the network would make a difference). Everything is keep there in the background nicely waiting to be opened, recent apps is far improved ie not laggy (although still not 100%), this build is generally snappier and more fluid. Battery life only seemed slightly improved to be fair. Facebook, Instagram and fb messenger were still hanging on the radio, basically keeping it active for many hours during one charge cycle. Uninstall these three and the battery is actually pretty decent haha. Getting more than a day and half out it now with moderate use.

Peace.

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

As far as battery life um at 4 hrs and 11m SOT with 40% battery life left witch is decent but the ram not holding its ground with the apps open…NO Facebook or messenger just IG and I notice it’s hanging on the cell as far as percentage wise but it’s not actually draining the battery

wraggieonetwo
1 year 1 month ago

Oddly Instagram was the worst out of the lot for me…… resource hungry little bugger….

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

Um ON COF8 tmobile variant and the ram not fixed here in the States

wraggieonetwo
1 year 1 month ago

All these different builds is a confusion man…… the difference in RAM management for me is undeniable, such difference seriously. Have you deleted your partition cache or factory reset after the update? I personally always delete the partition cache after a system update, some would argue it’s not necessary but I have experienced first hand the difference it can make. Doing a factory reset is such a ball ache, only a last resort.

willyprotector92
1 year 1 month ago

should this update comes for european users too?

andres ross
1 year 1 month ago

Tmobile s6 do u have to be rooted to flash or download the firmware???

sergicion
1 year 1 month ago

Please no! I hate those new icons…

rfgarza8
1 year 1 month ago

Can I download this on the s6 edge tmobile?

thegeneral2010
1 year 1 month ago

note 4 android 5.0.1 was released with no new features and the same will happen with android 5.1.1 after this experience with this device and all of this disrespect fu** u samsung gimme my money back and take your piece of shit i am moving to nexus with no doubt also apple deserves an apology maybe i will go to iphone 6s but wat iam absolutly sure about is that no more samshit again for me

nico2402
1 year 1 month ago

Das ram probleme ist nicht von Samsung sondern von Google selbst das nexus hat Probleme damit

wraggieonetwo
1 year 1 month ago

Apple deserves an apology!? What on earth for mate? Lets not get carried away though my friend, getting a Nexus….. yeah why the hell not……..iPhone? Don’t be crazy man…….. don’t be crazy;-)

Peace.

strazzi
1 year 1 month ago

All of you with Note 4 stop complaining… this is S6 and S6 EDGE thred. is it posible to flash this on G920F?

Marios092
1 year 1 month ago

I would very much like to know about that too. I also happen to have the G920F version and I was wondering about the same thing.

 
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