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Update Galaxy S5 G900F to XXU1ANE4 Android 4.4.2 Official Firmware

XXU1ANE4 Android 4.4.2 firmware update is the latest for the Galaxy S5 G900F (LTE variant). The previous firmware update XXU1ANE2 Android 4.4.2 was a bit more important, a bit more interesting and a bit more achieving compared to this latest build XXU1ANE4 Android 4.4.2. But we wont be taking this update any less seriously due to the fact it is an “update” which means somethings have changed for the better. All the previous enhancements will be there alongside new bug fixes and under the hood performance improvements. We understand users generally like to fiddle around and install custom ROMs on Galaxy devices so if you want to return to stock and revert to factory settings, this guide can come in handy. You can easily update Galaxy S5 G900F to XXU1ANE4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat official firmware– and also root Galaxy S5 G900F phone on this firmware. As this is a branded firmware you might notice some extra pre-installed apps and new languages which is completely normal.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install XXU1ANE4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat on Galaxy S5 LTE G900F using ODIN. We have also given some tips on how to backup your phone data and have given some other important tips. Don’t forget to backup all your apps and personal data as a precaution. We don’t want anyone losing their data due to any issues. For the rooting tutorial, we have given the link below for a complete tutorial. We would remind you once again that backup is the most essential step right now so check whether everything has been accounted for. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE G900F - XXU1ANE4 Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We (TeamAndroid.com) or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

XXU1ANE4 Android 4.4.2 Firmware Details:

Model: SM-G900F
Model name: GALAXY S5
Country: Nordic countries
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 1539356
Build date: Tue, 27 May 2014 00:57:01 +0000
Product Code: NEE
PDA: G900FXXU1ANE4
CSC: G900FNEE1ANF1
MODEM: G900FXXU1ANE2

You might find these following Galaxy S5 G900F related articles interesting:

If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy S5 LTE G900F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy S5 USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S5 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy S5 USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android phone to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and KitKat.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your phone goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your phone is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

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All set and ready? Good. You can now head over to the next page and update Galaxy S5 G900F to Android 4.4.2 XXU1ANE4 official firmware update.

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Taimur Akmal

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