Earlier on when Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ was released we published a post to show our readers the features, specifications and price of this most adorable Samsung device called Galaxy A6 or A6+. As well as how you can perform a hard or soft reset when your Galaxy A6 or A6+ becomes unresponsive or should you choose to give to someone else with no data in it.
Usually, a hard or soft reset with the guide provided for Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ is supposed to fix any possible software issue you might be experiencing with your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ or other similar Android devices that the quick fixing guide for issues like camera, Bluetooth, SIM, Wi-Fi, YouTube or other malfunction could solve. But if you have tried that already and it failed then, you should probably opt-in for formatting, in this case, I will show you how to use SP Flash Tool to format your Galaxy A6 or A6+.
Just before you follow the tips below to upgrade or downgrade your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+. Do a backup of your personal data (if you can) before flashing:
Steps on how to flash Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ with Samsung Kies Flash Tool:
First of all, visit our Firmware page and download the flash file for your:
- Samsung Galaxy A6
- Samsung Galaxy A6+
Note: You will need to place your phone on charge with a working charger till you are sure it has charged above 50 percent before your formatting process commences else your phone might not wake up even after formatting.
Next, you will have to follow the instruction of using a Samsung Kies Flash Tool as explained here below.
Easy Steps on how to flash Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ Back to Its Factory State:
Step 1: The first thing to do is to download and install Samsung Kies software on your PC.
Step 2: Once Kies is installed you should proceed to install USB Driver on your PC.
Step 3: Next thing is you will have to Open and Run the Samsung Kies software on your PC as administrator.
Step 4: After the above, connect your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ to the PC using a good working USB Cable.
Step 5: When connected, your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ name/model will show up on the left side of the screen.
Step 6: Now, click on the name/model of your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ (for example, GT-IXXXXM).
Step 7: After that click on the import/export tag and ensure to export all your contacts to your PC
Step 8: Immediately after the export of all data is done, you will see a displayed notification to upgrade your phone if any new version is available.
Step 9: Next, click on Update (if any update pop up shows up).
Step 10: Make sure to read and follow any on-screen instructions during the process.
Step 11: Check the agreement box and click on Start upgrade
Step 12: At this point, the software update will commence.
- The process might take up to 60 minutes to complete, and you will not be able to use your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+.
- Try not to disconnect your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ until the update is finished.
Step 13: That’s all. Your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ will get updated to the latest Android version.
Tips to Remember:
- This update is meant for Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ users only.
- THEUPSPOT is in no way responsible for any damage you might have on your Samsung Galaxy A6 or A6+ while installing the update.
- The usual upgrade steps require the use of a PC or Laptop to carry out the firmware flashing.
- Ensure that you have updated and working USB drivers installed.