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Download and Install Android 8.1 oreo on Galaxy S6 [AospExtended ROM]

Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy S6 [AospExtended] [Unofficial]

Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy S6 is now available via custom ROM. The Vidhanth XDA Recognized Contributor for AospExtended ROM V5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo builds. In this article, we will guide you on how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy S6.

Galaxy S6 is a budget-friendly smartphone with a sleek design, powerful specifications that perform like the top tier Android smartphone. Galaxy S6 is packed with a 5.1-inch Gorilla Glass Scratch Resistant display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels at 557 PPI and 3GB of RAM with Exynos 7420 Octa chipset and Non-removable Li-Ion 2550 mAh battery.

Android 8.1 Oreo is currently available only for Google device users. Developers do require time to roll out the Android Oreo update for all the other android phones. AospExtended V5.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo) lets the users of the Android phone enjoy and experience Android 8.1 Oreo until it is made available on air. Besides, AospExtended V5.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo comes with additional functionalities that make it unique. Check the below guide to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy S6.

Pre-Requisites:

  • This guide is only for Samsung Galaxy S6.
  • Back your device data.
  • Follow this guide carefully or else it may lead to brick your device.
  • Maintain at least 50-60% of charging to prevent accidental shutdown.

Downloads

Android 8.1 Oreo for Samsung Galaxy S6 920F/I

GApps for Samsung Galaxy S6

Bugs: only GPS and video playback above 1080p

Pre-Requisites:

  • Backup your device data.
  • Follow this guide carefully or else it may lead to brick your device.
  • Maintain at least 50-60% of charging to prevent accidental shutdown.
  • Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S6.

How To Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S6

Steps to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy S6 [AospExtended ROM]

  1. Download Android 8.1 Oreo and Android 8.1 Oreo GApps for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Transfer both files to your device
  2. Reboot your device into TWRP Recovery.
    1. Switch off your device.
    2. Press and hold “Volume down + Power” buttons until you see anything on the screen.
  3. Backup your device via nandroid backup (Follow the guide in the link below).

How To Create & Restore Nandroid Backup On Android Devices

  • Follow the below guide to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy S6.

Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy S6

  • After Flashing the ROM, flash the GApps.

Install Android 8.1 Oreo GApps on Samsung Galaxy S6

Android 8.1  Oreo comes with various features that are discussed above. This time Google has done a fabulous job by working on small things to make it more simpler and easy. Hope you found this article helpful. Let us your feedback on Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy S6.

Teja Pagidimarri

Teja is a tech writer primarily covering FAANG - Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. He is also interested in the future of cryptocurrencies as it relates to the convergence of technology and fiscal policy.

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