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Discussion in 'Android Help' started by mohammed yusuf moosa, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. mohammed yusuf moosa

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    I did factory data reset on my samsung s6 marshmallow bcoz i wanted lollipop back..but after doing it i dint get lollipop back..so please help me to get lollipop back
     

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    You can't. You have to root, and getting lollipop back may mean you have to reflash firmware on your phone and void warranty, and there's no guarantee it would work because of Knox.
     
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    Hi

    Factory resets to not revert to the "original" firmware, they just wipe everything except the current OS. ie all data, settings etc.

    I found this http://justforprogrammers.blogspot.com/2015/12/downgrade-from-marshmallow-to-lollipop.html which looks right, but I have never done this, so I suggest you research the method a lot before trying.

    I believe there is a risk of bricking your phone IF the v6.0 you have installed has updated the original bootloader and/or radio firmware and the "old" version you try to install does not change it back (because the old version relies on the original factory firmware being there). The sammobile software packages are not intended for going backwards in versions.

    Unless you really cannot live with marshmallow, I personally would not bother. What in particular makes you want to revert?
     
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