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Update Galaxy S5 G900F to XXU1ANG2 Android 4.4.2 Stock Firmware

Galaxy S5 G900F can now be updated to the latest XXU1ANG2 Android 4.4.2 firmware update. Galaxy S5 will remain under the spotlight for quite some time as this is what Samsung Mobile’s whole ideology is based upon. This is the sole flagship which is bound to demonstrate what Samsung is and will be. The importance of updates are categorized on the changes they bring, XXU1ANG2 Android 4.4.2 firmware is slightly on the lesser side. No major visual changes nor any major under the hood enhancements. However, this is an update and everyone should update to it regardless of the importance. Android phones are meant to be customized and played around with. So if you have installed a custom ROM or rooted your device then you can follow this tutorial to return to full stock settings. You can easily update Galaxy S5 G900F to XXU1ANG2 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 XXU1ANG2 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. Apps are one thing to be backed up but don’t forget your important pictures and downloads as they are at the risk of getting formatted as well. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE G900F - XXU1ANG2 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 ( 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 😉

XXU1ANG2 Android 4.4.2 Firmware Details:

Model: SM-G900F
Model name: GALAXY S5
Country: Thailand
Version: Android 4.4.2
Changelist: 2089850
Build date: Thu, 03 Jul 2014 05:08:46 +0000
Product Code: THL

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 XXU1ANG2 official firmware update.

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Taimur Akmal

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