If you were thinking that Samsung is ignoring Galaxy S5 Plus then you were totally wrong as the company has already started rolling out Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware to SM-901F smartphone. The update with a size over 1GB clearly indicates that it’s a major one and it comes with build number XXU1BOD5.
If you haven’t received the update over Samsung KIES, then we recommend to manually update your Galaxy S5 plus to XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Official Stock Firmware using Odin. What do you say? OK? Alright, lets proceed with tutorial.
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop G901FXXU1BOD5 Firmware Details
Model Name: Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F
Version: Android 5.0.2
Date: 17th April, 2015
- First of all ensure that you have Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Drivers installed on your computer.
- Make a complete backup of all your important data using CWM recovery or TWRP and keep it safe.
- Enable the USB Debugging Mode on your phone from Settings –> Developer Options –> “Enable USB Debugging”.
- Your Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F should be unlocked.
Please read each and every step carefully to install XXUGBOB6 Android 5.0 Lollipop Official OTA Update on your Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F. AndroidsDNA.com cannot be held responsible if you damage your phone because it will be entirely your fault.
Steps to Update Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F to XXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Stock Firmware
Step 1: Download the G901FXXU1BOD5 Android 5.0.2 OTA Stock Firmware for your Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F along with Odin and place both on desktop. Extract both zips.
Step 2: Now Turn Off your Galaxy S5 Plus and boot it to Download Mode. For that, Turn it On while pressing and holding “Home + Power + Volume” buttons simultaneously.
Step 3: From Odin folder, run the .exe file to launch Odin and connect your phone (which is in Download Mode) to your computer via USB cable. You will see ID:COM box light will turn blue if your phone is connected. If it isn’t, make sure you have properly install USB drivers on your computer.
Step 4: Now click on “AP” button in Odin and browse for the firmware files you have downloaded. After that, make sure “Auto Reboot” , “F.Reset Time” and “Re-Partition” are checked.
Step 5: Check everything once again and if satisfied then click on “Start” button in the center at bottom to start the process of installation which will take few minutes. Once your phone is updated, it will reboot automatically.