How to Install Feature-Packed Nougat ROM for Samsung Galaxy S6 edge


Looking for a Nougat based custom ROM for Galaxy S6 edge? While we await the release of Oreo-based goodness, you can get stable, speedy and feature-packed ROMs based on Nougat for your device. Follow this guide to flash CarHDRom Nougat firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S6 edge.

CarHDRom for Galaxy S6 edge features

CarHDRom brings a number of features on board. Here's a glimpse, but for more details, please visit the developer's thread.

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Prerequisites to flash CarHDRom Nougat ROM for Galaxy S6 edge

  • Backup any important data from your Samsung Galaxy S6 edge as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your device must be charged to at least 60% of power.

Note: this tutorial is focused on Samsung Galaxy S6 edge model G925F; do not try this guide on other Android & Samsung devices. To download this custom ROM for other Galaxy S6 and S6 edge variants, visit the developer's XDA thread

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How to update Galaxy S6 edge to CarHDRom Nougat

Required files: download Android 7.0 Nougat CarHDRom custom firmware for Galaxy S6 edge G925F and save it on your computer. Do not extract the contents.

  • Connect your Galaxy S6 edge to your computer using a USB cable and copy the zip file to your phone’s SD card.
  • Disconnect the USB cord and power off your Galaxy S6 edge.
  • Boot it into recovery mode: switch the phone on while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons simultaneously.
  • Perform a Nandroid backup of your current OS: Backup > backup and restore on ClockworkMod or TWRP recovery.
  • Perform wipe data tasks: from Recovery, perform a full data wipe by pressing the Wipe button. Tap on Swipe to Factory Reset at the bottom.
  • Go back to main recovery menu and tap on the Install button. Locate the ROM ZIP file and tap Swipe to Confirm Flash.
  • Once installation process is done, reboot your Galaxy S6 edge G925F into the new custom ROM. If you are, however, stuck in bootloop, tap Wipe cache/dalvik instead.

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