Samsung Galaxy S5 has been launched in April 2014 with Android 4.4.2 KitKat. If there are any new updates or firmware versions released for it, then you can follow the instructions listed in the tutorial to the left.
All the tutorials are destined to be used for Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones. Usually an update released by Samsung will add new features and functions that will improve the overall performance on of your device.
Updates are launched OTA (over-the-air) and through Samsung KIES officially. If you live in a region where your Galaxy S5 didn’t receive the official Android update, then you can always choose to update your smartphone using ODIN, a 3rd party app for Windows that permits users the possibility to push new firmware tar.md5 files to their Galaxy S5. Updates that are done manually should always be applied by advanced users.
Custom ROMs can also be flashed on Samsung Galaxy S5 using the update tutorials listed under this category. Keep in mind that a custom ROM requires you to root the phone first, then flash a custom Recovery like CWM or TWRP and only after that you can search for new files.
Note that we cannot be held responsible in case you brick your phone nor in case you end up losing any important data files.
Updating the Galaxy S5 is not that hard if you closely follow all the instructions without skipping steps. Remember that official updates are usually pushed OTA in stages, so you shouldn’t hurry to look for alternatives all around the internet, it is always best for you to update your device using the official channels.By Alex Dumitru