Good news for Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini SM-G800F users because Samsung has officially announced the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for these devices. Now the Galaxy S5 users can enjoy the latest Android OS features and UI experience as well as many new features. This latest update comes with build number G800FXXU1CPK5 and is based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Samsung has released the Marshmallow update for many of its devices, and the Galaxy S5 SM-G800F is also one of those lucky devices. As you know that Samsung pushes updates region wise and in stages, so not all users can get the updates at the same time. If the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware has not yet reached in your region then still you can install it manually via Odin app.
Odin is an official firmware flashing tool that allows you to flash any official firmware on Samsung devices. By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini SM-G800F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Flashing the stock firmware won’t void your phone’s warranty, but we still recommend to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in flashing the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS on Galaxy S5 Mini, then proceed to the installation instructions.
G800FXXU1CPK5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Details:
|Model name||GALAXY S5 mini|
|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Security Patch Level|
This guide containing the Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy S5 SM-G800F. 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-G800F.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S5 SM-G800F, 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-G800F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy S5 SM-G800F 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-G800F will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy S5 SM-G800F, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
How to Flash G800FXXU1CPK5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G800F:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy S5 SM-G800F on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your Galaxy S5 SM-G800F 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-G800F. (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
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the Galaxy S5 SM-G800F will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G800F to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware update.