Safely Update Galaxy S5 SM-G800R4 / G800H to Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware
Easy step by step guide to Install Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update on Galaxy S5 Mini SM-G800R4 / G800H
Now the latest official stock lollipop update is available for all Galaxy S5 mini smartphones.We have already posted a guide Install G900W8VLU1COI4 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware on Galaxy S5 SM-G900W8 (Canadian S5). Now this guide is to help you to manually Update Galaxy S5 SM-G800R4 / G800H to Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware.This update is for Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini SM-G800R4 and SM-G800H models of Samsung Galaxy Mini that comes with build number G800R4VXU1BOI1and G800HXXU1BOI2 respectively which was released for the USA, Russian and Indian variants previously.So if you want to update then just follow the instruction given below.
This is only for Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini so don’t try this on other models.
*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin.
Update Galaxy S5 SM-G800R4 / G800H to Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware
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How to Update Galaxy S5 SM-G800R4 / G800H to Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware
Before you begin the flashing process, first download Galaxy USB drivers on your computer, then enable USB debugging on your Galaxy S5 Mini smartphone, go to settings >> developers option. If developer’s option isn’t visible on your galaxy device, simply go to about phoneunder settings and scroll down to build number, then tap build number up to 7 times to make developers option visible.
How to Safely Update Galaxy S5 SM-G800R4 / G800H to Official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware
Step No 1:- First of all, download the G800R4VXU1BOI1 / G800HXXU1BOI2 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware and Odin tool(Odin3_v3.10.7.zip) for your Galaxy S5 Mini on the desktop of the PC from the above-given links.
- USA OI1 [SM-G800R4] G800R4VXU1BOI1_G800R4USC1BOI1_USC.zip
- India OI2 [SM-G800H] G800HXXU1BOI2_G800HODD1BOI3_INU.zip
- Russia OI2 [SM-G800H] G800HXXU1BOI2_G800HOXY1BOI2_SER.zip (1.2 GB)
Step No 2:- Then Extract the Android 5.1.1 firmware file to get .tar.md5 extension and also extract the Odin .zip file as well.
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy S5 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Turn ON the phone by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons at the same time.
Step No 5:- Launch Odin3 v3.10.7 on the PC (as Administrator).
Step No 6:- As the Galaxy S5 is currently in Download Mode, connect it with PC and wait for a while till Odin detects it. If the drivers are installed correctly then the ID: COM box will turn light blue and “Added” message will be appear in Odin after phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7:- In Odin, click on the AP button and navigate to the firmware file that you’ve already extracted like(G800HXXU1BOI2_G800HODD1BOI3_INU.tar.md5) and placed on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 8:- Ensure that you’ve checked Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options and the Re-Partition option must be unchecked.
Step No 9:- In Odin, click on the Start button to begin the installation process that may take a few minutes to completed.
Step No 10:- Once the flashing process is finished, the Galaxy S5 will be automatically rebooted.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.
Done!!!! Your S5 Mini would be running official android lollipop
*If you face bootloop then do a wipe data then reboot.