Samsung rolled out the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow November update for the Galaxy S5 G900F variants. This is the official Marshmallow firmware that comes with build ID G900FXXS1CPK1. You can now easily install this stock firmware on Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F by following the given detailed guide. It’s recommended to flash the update manually as it packs the latest 2016 Security tweaks although there aren’t too many changes in this release.
If you wish to flash this new Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on Galaxy S5 G900F using Odin app, then proceed to the installation guide. Odin allows flashing any new official firmware on Samsung devices.
|Model name||GALAXY S5|
|Build date||Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:12:36 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2016-11-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be SM-G900F.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F during or after the installation of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S5 G900F, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
How to Flash XXS1CPK1 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow November 2016 Update on Galaxy S5 G900F:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy S5 SM-G900F on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the G900FXXS1CPK1 tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the G900FXXS1CPK1 tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes to complete.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update.