How to Update Your Samsung Galaxy S5 to Android KitKat 4.4.2

Do you have Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F in your home? If you got bored with your software in your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F and you wanted to upgrade it. Don’t be worried, we have the tutorial for upgrading Galaxy S5 to Android KitKat 4.4.2. Sure, you know the latest news that Android KitKat 4.4.2 XXU1ANG2 has been launched.

galaxy-s5-android-4.4.2-kitkat-updateI hope that after you watched the tutorial, you wouldn’t get any difficulties of upgrading the new firmware. You should know that this new firmware will make any improvements in your phone. One thing that you must remember is to save your data in your phone to other storages, because you may find a possibility of getting lost your data after upgrading your smartphone. Make sure that you have installed the USB Driver of Galaxy S5 SM-G900F in your PC before you connect with your smartphone.

Can’t you wait for the tutorial? Well, I’ll show you soon. Oh yaa.. Check your battery level first, it must be above 82% to upgrade. Check these steps below:

  1. You should download Android KitKat 4.4.2 XXU1ANG2 from your PC.
  2. Then, you also need to download Odin to install the firmware.
  3. Now, you should set your Galaxy S5 into download mode with these steps:
    • Turn off your Galaxy S5.
    • Press the button of volume down and home at the same time.
    • Together press the Power button while you’re pressing the volume down button and the home button.
    • Press the power button again after you see the message to set it into download mode.
  4. Run Odin on your PC and connect it with your Galaxy S5 by using USB cable.
  5. You will see a message in the bottom corner left of Odin after connecting with your Galaxy S5.
  6. Then you should extract the file of Android KitKat 4.4.2 XXU1ANG2 from ZIP file that you’ve downloaded.
  7. When you succeeded to install the file, you should press ‘AP’ in the Odin and choose ‘tar.md5’ file.
  8. The last, you should press the Start button then choose ‘Auto-reboot’ option.

After it’s restarted you can enjoy the Android KitKat 4.4.2 in your Galaxy S5 G900F.


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