How to Downgrade Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V) from Android 5.0 to 4.4 KitKat

Hello, today we are posting this article for those people who’s have updated their android version of Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V) and now they don’t like this upgrade and wan to back on the old version of android 4.4 KitKat. I am writing this post because I also got the update 5.0 in my Samsung Galaxy S5 (verizone), but I really dislike that version, and again I have downgraded my device to KiKat 4.4 android.

So if you also want to do then follow this tutorial and follow the all instructions and steps below. This method works on all Samsung devices my device was Verizon.

how-to-downgrade-samsung-galaxy-s5-sm-g900v-from-android-5-0-to-4-4-kitkatFirst of all charge your device at least 70% after charging you need to download the Samsung Kies App, after installation od Samsung Kies, backup your all phone data, now remove the SD card from your Galaxy S5 phone if it has.

Now you need to download the firmware that you want to downgrade your device, you can download the firmware from the link below

Download All Firmware

In this link you can search all the firmware with your mobile phone model, search the android 4.4 or any other and download this in zip format.

Now extract the zipped file on your pc (in any folder or desktop). I extracted it on my desktop.

Now test your download for malware or any virus, and make sure that your files are cleaned and not have any virus or malware in them. (You can do it by Odin, If you don’t have then download it from Softpedia)

Now off your Galaxy S5 and SM-G900V and also disconnect it from your computer or laptop.

Open ODIN and click the AP or PDA and go to the extracted file destination.

Now hold press these buttons and by same order, Volume Down + Home + Power and hold down till you get warning on the screen. Now press volume up button to continue; now the screen will tell you that you are in Odin mode.

Now this is time to connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 with your laptop or personal computer (PC), and look at your mobile screen, here you will see Com and a number, for Example: Com:6

Com number can be different, like 1, 2,3,4,5,7 etc, so once you see the com port number you can proceed.

Now press start in Odin and Odin will start processing, and now wait for completion of this step. After completion you will get a message All Threads Completed.

Now you Samsung Galaxy S5 will be reboot and you can disconnect it from computer, and you have done all. If you have any problem in any step you can contact us by comments.

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