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Update Galaxy S5 G900M to UBU1CPC3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Official Firmware

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 G900M variant has started receiving UBU1CPC3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware. Samsung’s update life cycle is of 2 years hence making the Galaxy S5 eligible for recently announced Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. Even though this standard was released by Google quite some time ago, the Korean company has taken this delay to perfect TouchWiz and other proprietary software of its own. Gradually all variants of the Galaxy S5 will be supported. The update itself is quite major. Once installed, the major changes will include a better design, Doze functionality, new TouhcWiz apps and support for all Marshmallow core features. The fingerprint scanner has improved functionality as well. If you want to install UBU1CPC3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S5 G900M, you should check the OTA(Over-the-air) update system as well as Samsung KIES. If for some reason, you cant view or install the update through the mentioned services than you can follow our detailed guide on installing the Marshmallow update manually. You can easily update Galaxy S5 G900M to UBU1CPC3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware– and also root Galaxy S5 G900M phone on this firmware. G900MUBU1CPC3 is a complete unbranded firmware, which means you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this.

As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install UBU1CPC3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy S5 LTE G900M 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. Major revamps like these usually have a wipe script with them, meaning, after you finish the update process, your phone will be completely wiped. Now in order to avoid any problems we recommend backing up your data which might include documents, contacts, or even downloads. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE G900M - UBU1CPC3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

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 😉

UBU1CPC3 Android 6.0.1 Firmware Details:

Model SM-G900M
Model name GALAXY S5
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Version Android 6.0.1
Changelist 110166628
Build date Sat, 12 Mar 2016 16:17:25 +0000
Product code TTT

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If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy S5 LTE G900M, 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 Marshmallow.

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 G900M to Android 6.0.1 UBU1CPC3 official firmware update.

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