U.S. carrier T-Mobile recently started rolling out the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the T-Mobile version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 with the model number SM-G900T.
The update, with the firmware build number G900TUVU1FOF6, or OF6 in short, includes several performance improvements and bug fixes. The update, which also includes support for RAW and lower ISO values for third-party camera applications, is currently available over-the-air (OTA). However, users who have not received the OTA update can manually install the firmware using Odin.
Here are some key aspects to know before performing the manual installation:
- All personal data on the device must have proper backup
- The handset should have at least 80 percent battery power
- USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy S5 must be installed on the computer
- USB debugging must be enabled on the phone
- Make sure that the device is a Samsung Galaxy S5 with the model number SM-G900T
Model name: Galaxy S5
Country: USA (T-Mobile)
Version: Android 5.1.1
Product code: TMB
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Step 1: Download Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and extract the zip file. [File name: TMB-G900TUVU1FOF6-20150622093044.zip]
Step 2: Download Odin and extract the zip file. [File name: Odin3_v3.10.6.zip]
Step 3: Run Odin3 v3.10.6.exe as an Administrator.
Step 4: Switch off the Galaxy S5 and boot it into Download Mode. To do this, press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together. After you get a warning screen, press Volume Up button.
Step 5: Now, connect the Galaxy S5 to the computer via the USB cable. In Odin, an “Added!!” message will appear in the Log box in bottom left, and the first box under ID:COM will show a code with blue background.
Step 6: Add the firmware file into Odin. To do this, click on the AP/PDA button on Odin and select the extracted .tar.md5 firmware file.
Step 7: In Odin, ensure that the “Re-Partition” option is disabled while “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” checkboxes are selected.
Step 8: Click on the Start button in Odin to begin flashing the firmware on the Galaxy S5.
Step 9: After the installation is complete, the Galaxy S5 will reboot automatically. You will get a PASS message on Odin after successful installation of the firmware.
Step 10: Now, unplug the handset from the computer.
[Source: True Android]