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Samsung Galaxy S6: Users Deserve More Than This!

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are slated to begin receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update today. Exciting news but this simply means Android 7.1.1 may not be arriving for these devices.

For users who are concerned about seeing the newer update once it sees through the 7.0 version, we have a great solution for you! You could always opt to install LineageOS 14.1 which permits the Galaxy S6 to level up on the Android universe.

If you’re an owner of the Galaxy S6, G920F model to be precise, you could download the custom firmware for LineageOS 14.1 here and Google Apps Package here.

Don’t worry if you aren’t familiar with the whole flashing process as there are plenty of guides available online; just like this guide video below.

So, what’s the big deal between Android 7.1.1 and 7.0?

Well, the newer version includes the comprehensive emoji set from the Pixel devices, direct access to GIFs via the keyboard on Google’s messaging apps along with app shortcuts that give access to quick actions on apps by long-pressing the icons.