You can now Update Galaxy Note 5 India to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Indian Samsung users must be excited as official Marshmallow is on its way. The update might take some time to reach to every single device out there so if you are super excited for the update and know your way around tech guidelines then you should get it manually. This time the update brings Doze, TouchWiz improved and better features along with it that will enhance Galaxy Note 5 user’s experience.

Getting the update manually is one hell of a task for sure as you have to get ODIN 3 tool and .1 firmware update file on your device. This tutorial will help you in getting manual update on Galaxy Note 5. You just have to follow the guidelines step by step. It is wise to read the settings, device manual instructions and features before even starting the manual update on Galaxy Note 5. This post will guide you on How to Update Galaxy Note 5 India to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.


Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Drivers

You’ll be connecting your device to the Computer, so it is recommended that you have installed the latest USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 properly. For those who do not have done it already, download the USB Drivers from the link below and then proceed with the tutorial.

Make a Backup of Samsung Galaxy Note 5

It is recommended that you make a full backup of your device before proceeding with this guide on How to Update Galaxy Note 5 India to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Manually. Anything can go wrong during the process, so you can later on restore your device to current state. Just follow the tutorials listed below in order to fully backup your device:

Pre-Tutorial Stuff

  • This guide is only for Samsung Galaxy Note 5, DO NOT try this on any other device or else you’ll end up bricking it!
  • This is not a guide for Flashing Custom ROM, so you don’t need your device to be rooted. However, if your device is rooted, you’ll lose the Root access after flashing this .
  • Your device must be at least 70% charged to prevent turning off in the middle and increasing the chances of bricking it.
  • Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. -> Go to Settings > Developer Options > Turn On USB Debugging. If the Developer Options do not show up in your settings, go to About, scroll down and tap on Build Number seven times and a Message will pop up saying that You are a Developer now! Go back to Settings and you’ll have the Developer Options now.

How to Update Galaxy Note 5 India to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Step 1: Download the following files:

  1. Android 6.0.1 Firmware File
  2. Odin3 v3.10.6

Step 2: Extract the contents in the zip archive and save the files on your PC then switch off your device.

Step 3: Boot it in Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power Button simultaneously.

Step 4: Launch the Odin.exe on your PC and Connect the phone to computer via usb cable and wait for the device to be added by Odin, if no device is detected you need to reinstall the Samsung usb drivers. If your device is detected, you’ll get the following message in Odin:


Step 5: Go back to Odin and click on the AP button and locate the N920GDDU2BPC4 tar.md5 firmware update file and load it in ODIN.

Step 6: Confirm the updating process by hitting the START button.

Step 7: After the update is completed by ODIN you will see the PASS alert as shown in the image below. The phone should reboot in normal mode, too.


Note: First boot will take a bit long, so don’t panic and be patient.

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