We have some good news for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users. Now you can enjoy all the applications, features and options of Galaxy S8 on your own device. All thanks to the XDA developers “AlexisXDA” to develop the latest Nobel custom ROM which is based on the Galaxy S8 firmware. This means the ROM will transform your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge into a Galaxy S8. Now you can get the new Samsung Experience on your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge like UX (TouchWiz), wallpapers, launcher, new icons and a plenty of system changes and upgrades etc. Also, this latest Galaxy S8 ROM port comes with tonnes of new features like De-Odexed, De-Knox, Zipaligned, better performance, battery life, pre-rooted with Magisk 12.0. The Nobel Custom firmware is based on Android 7.0 Nougat and brings the S8 UI port to several devices. Your device must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Galaxy S8 ROM port custom ROM on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily install Galaxy S8 ROM port on your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The Galaxy S8 ROM port is called Noble Nougat Experience 4.0. along with that latest March 2017 Security Patch level and bring Dual Speaker Surround Sound mod installed alongside Advanced Power Menu and screen recorder. Also, the ROM is very stable, have smooth performance and an improved battery life along with a few other extras. Before proceeding keep in mind to take a complete backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in updating your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to Galaxy S8 ROM port custom ROM then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Galaxy S8 ROM port Android 7.0 Nougat custom ROM and instructions are given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Check the model number of your Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving on to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge should be rooted with the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Update Galaxy S8 ROM port on Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge:
Step No 1: – First, download Galaxy S8 ROM port custom ROM for Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Galaxy S8 ROM port ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform a wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced> Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – Wipe Dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors during ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Galaxy S8 ROM port custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be reset and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to the latest Galaxy S8 ROM port ROM.