Samsung is now pushing XXU2BPFF Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Galaxy A5 (2016). It wasn’t logical when Samsung unveiled the brand new phone with software that wasn’t in line with the latest Android standard. Nonetheless, we now have the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow available for installation on the Galaxy A5 (2016). The software experience has been given an extensive overhaul. You would find that almost all the inbuilt apps have gone through this refresh. Also, Samsung has released XXU2BPFF Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware with latest security patch level — July, 2016 — to avoid any security loopholes and keep your device protected from malware. Onto the installation guidelines, XXU2BPFF Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is currently available through Samsung KIES and OTA (Over-the-air) update. Due to regional differences and multiple variants, you might not be able to find the update on Samsung KIES or OTA(Over-the-air) update. For this scenario you can follow our detailed manual flashing guide given below which doesn’t account regions. You can easily update Galaxy A5 (2016) A510F to XXU2BPFF Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware– and also root Galaxy A5 (2016) A510F phone on this firmware. A510FXXU2BPFF is a complete unbranded firmware, which means you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this.
Samsung KIES gives you some surety over not losing your data while updating your phone. However, we recommend that you always backup your stuff and all your apps, because you never know when something might happen to your phone while manually flashing firmwares. As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install XXU2BPFF Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy A5 (2016) LTE A510F using ODIN. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.
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 😉
XXU2BPFF Android 6.0.1 Firmware Details:
Model name Galaxy A5 ⑥
Version Android 6.0.1
Build date Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:54:44 +0000
Security Patch Level 2016-07-01
Product code TUR
You might find these following Galaxy A5 (2016) A510F related articles interesting:
- Root Tutorial: How to Root Galaxy A5 (2016) LTE A510F on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Official Firmware.
- Try Marshmallow on Computer: HOW TO: Set Up and Run Android N Preview Emulator on Android Studio.
- Custom ROMs: For a complete collection of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) custom ROMs, click here!
If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy A5 (2016) LTE A510F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) 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 A5 (2016) properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:
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:
- Backup your Apps. How? –> How to Backup Android Apps.
- Backup your SMS messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore SMS Messages.
- Backup Contacts, Gmail and Google Data. How? –> Sync with Google Sync.
- Backup Call History. How? –> How to Backup Call History.
- Backup WhatsApp Messages. How? –> How to Backup/Restore WhatsApp Messages.
- Backup APN Settings: GPRS, 3G, MMS Settings. How? Note down everything from: Settings > Wireless & Networks (More…) > Mobile networks > Access Point Names.
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, Marshmallow 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 A5 (2016) A510F to Android 6.0.1 XXU2BPFF official firmware update.