Manually update Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H (J500HXXU1AOH2 Firmware)


Samsung has rolled out Android 5.1.1 based J500HXXU1AOH2 firmware for Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H. In this guide we are going to help you in each and every step on updating the latest firmware on your Galaxy J5, we have already posted guides on the other variants of Galaxy J5 including J500M & J500FN you can have an overview of these guides. The update is live via OTA but if you can’t wait for the official OTA notification then we have an alternate procedure for you to update your device manually using Odin, its very simple just follow the below description.

The latest stock firmware update bring multiple improvements and bugs fixes along proper security features to fix the Stagefright issue so we recommend you to keep your Android device updated with the latest firmware. These updates are released over the air but if you want to flash it without waiting for the official OTA update, you can flash it manually using Odin. Below you can find information about your device model number and the firmware information, just keep scrolling down.

J500HXXU1AOH2 firmware details:

Model Name: Samsung Galaxy J5
Model: SM-J500H
Version:Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

How to update Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H Manually using ODIN

Before you Begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, Custom recovery and root. 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.

To update your Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H 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
  • Download Samsung USB drivers
  • Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 60%
  • Enable USB Debugging, go to Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging

Download and Extract Android 5.1.1 Lollipop J500HXXU1AOH2 firmware file from the below provided links.

Process to update your Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

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 Odin3.10.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 everything goes well 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 in Odin screen.

Now click the AP tab and select the firmware file that you have downloaded above.

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.

That’s it! You have successfully update your Samsung Galaxy J5 SM-J500H to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. 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.

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