Samsung started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop based G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware for Galaxy S5 SM-G900H. The G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware for Galaxy S5 SM-G900H is rolling now live via OTA but here at thunderztech.com we will help you update your Galaxy S5 to Android 5.0 Lollipop update manually using Odin flash tool without waiting for the OTA to hit your device. The update brought much improved features and security patches included in the G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware.
Firmware updates from Samsung are important so we recommend you to keep your Android device updated with the latest firmware. Below you can find information about G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware, just keep scrolling down. Please note, you can install firmware belong to any region on your device manually but the device model should exactly match the compatible firmware.
G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware details:
Model Name: Samsung Galaxy S5
Version: Android 5.0 Lollipop
How to update Galaxy S5 SM-G900H to G900HXXU1BOL1 manually using ODIN
To update your Galaxy S5 SM-G900H via Odin tools you need to download necessary files which you are going to use in the update process.
Download and Extract Odin 3.10.6
Download Samsung USB drivers
Before you Begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which include flashing Stock Firmware, Custom ROM, Custom recovery and rooting. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 60%
Enable USB Debugging, go to Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging
Download and Extract G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware file from the below provided links.
Process to update your Galaxy S5 SM-G900H to Android 5.0 Lollipop G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware
If you are new to this tool then you have to pay attention on the step by step sequence to avoid any mishap during the update process.
Click Odin.exe to run the Odin tool.
Now boot your device into Download Mode by turning off your device properly and turn it on again by pressing and holding Home Button+Volume Down +Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning now press Volume up to enter Download Mode.
Connect your device to PC via USB cable.
If you have properly installed USB drivers on your PC, Odin will detect your device and the ID:COM box should turn blue which indicates that your device has been successfully added.
Please make sure “Auto Reboot & F.Reset Time” options are checked in the Options Tab on Odin screen.
Now click the AP tab and select the firmware TAR file that you have downloaded and extracted earlier.
Hit the start button at the bottom and wait for the installation process to complete.
Once the firmware update process is completed you will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box (as shown).
Your device will automatically reboot with the newly flashed firmware.
That’s it! You have successfully updated your Galaxy S5 SM-G900H to Android 5.0 Lollipop G900HXXU1BOL1 firmware. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.