Android 5.0 Lollipop update is now available with build number XXU1BNL7 for Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F). Samsung has rolled out this new G900FXXU1BNL7 firmware update for the Galaxy S5 users via over-the-air (OTA) and Samsung KIES as well in Poland. But don’t worry if you are from any other region and missed the OTA update notification, here we’ve a step by step guide that how to install Android 5.0 Lollipop with G900FXXU1BNL7 Official Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F (European Variant).
Android 5.0 G900FXXU1BNL2 Lollipop update was previously released for Poland and other European countries with performance improvements and stability. So if you are interested in updating your Galaxy S5 with this latest update then go ahead and follow the given instructions:
Model name: GALAXY S5
Version: Android 5.0
Build Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:12:37 +0000
Product Code: XEO
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred into your Galaxy S5. Please note that the Android 5.0 G900FXXU1BNL7 firmware is only applicable for Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F). Installing incorrect firmware on any other variant may brick your device. Proceed at your risk.
Note: You can check your device’s model from Settings -> About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- It is recommended to take backup of all the sensitive data on your Galaxy S5 before proceeding to the firmware installation.
- Make sure that your Galaxy S5 with model number SM-G900F is factory unlocked.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy S5. [Navigate to Settings > Developer Options]
- Download and install USB Drivers for the Galaxy S5 (LTE) SM-G900F on your PC.
- Check the battery level of the device, and it should be charged above 70%.
Steps to Install Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy S5 SM-G900F (LTE):
Step No 1: – Extract the Android 5.0 G900FXXU1BNL7 and Odin v3.09 .zip files on the desktop of your computer that you have downloaded from the above links.
Step No 2: – Turn Off your Galaxy S5 and wait for about 10 seconds to boot it into Download Mode.
Step No 3: – Now press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons at the same time and tap on Power button until the construction Android robot icon with a triangle displayed on the screen of S5, then press the Power button again to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Run Odin flashing tool on your PC as an Administrator.
Step No 5: – Connect the Galaxy S5 with the PC via its USB data cable, while the device is in Download Mode.
Step No 6: – The ID: COM will turns yellow with the COM port number once the phone connects successfully.
Step No 7: – Click on the AP button in Odin and select the Android 5.0 G900FXXU1BNL7 .zip file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are checked and Re-Partition is unchecked.
Step No 9: – Begin the flashing process by clicking on Start button in Odin. This installation process will take some time about 4-5 minutes.
Step No 10: – Your Galaxy S5 will be automatically rebooted once the installation is finished successfully.
Step No 11: – Disconnect the phone after the home-screen boots-up properly.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F (LTE) to Android 5.0 Lollipop with build XXU1BNL7 official firmware. Do let us know in the comments section below if you have any query or problem regarding the above steps to install this latest firmware on your S5.