Install Android 5.0 Lollipop in Samsung Galaxy S5

The flagship device from Samsung (Samsung Galaxy S5) has finally started getting Android 5.0 Lollipop taste in various countries. Currently it is available in Poland, South Korea and now in Spain. If you are still in Android Kitkat and want to upgrade your phone to Lollipop, then we has done a simple tutorial for this. The easiest way is to check for OTA updates via your phone or you can also try the update from Samsung Kies. If you still are not able to update your Galaxy S5 to Lollipop then you may prefer manual flashing method.

Galaxy S5 Android Lollipop

Please proceed to manual method only if you have done this before or you already know what are you doing. You can download any of the below listed Android 5.0 Lollipop firmwares according to your model and country. Also make sure that you have already taken backup of your device and the phone has enough charge to complete the process. We recommend to charge your phone to atleast 60% before proceeding.

  • Model: SM-G900F
  • Model name: GALAXY S5
  • Country: Poland
  • Version: Android 5.0
  • Changelist: 3548824
  • Build date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:12:37 +0000
  • Product Code: XEO
  • PDA: G900FXXU1BNL7
  • CSC: G900FXEO1BNL1
  • MODEM: G900FXXU1BNL7

Click here for direct download (Poland)

  • Model: SM-G900F
  • Model name: GALAXY S5
  • Country: South Korea
  • Version: Android 5.0

Click here for direct download link (South Korea)

Steps for upgrading Galaxy S5 to Android Lollipop

  1. Download the firmware from the links above.
  2. Extract the firmware files to desktop.
  3. Download Odin from here.
  4. Extract Odin zip-file and then open the software.
  5. Reboot your phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons)
  6. Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin.
  7. Add the firmware files to AP / PDA
  8. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked.
  9. Click start button and wait till the process completes. Your phone may reboot during this process.
  10. Congrats, you have successfully upgraded your Galaxy S5 to Android 5.0 Lollipop.
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