Finally, the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA Update G903WVLU1BPF1 is available for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F. The update is packed with some new features like ‘Now on Tap’ feature on Google Now, App permissions, Doze mode, etc. besides stable and smoother device performance. And, yes this one is the official update and not the custom ROM. Yu can check the update on your phone System update. Go to Settings->About->System Update->Update. If you can’t see the update, then you have to wait some more time, If you can’t wait then follow the below mention method to Update Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F with Marshmallow OTA Update. All you have to flash the G903WVLU1BPF1 firmware file on your phone with the ODIN flash tool and you can Update Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F with Marshmallow easily.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
Requirements to Update Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F with Marshmallow
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL SAMSUNG USB DRIVERS
First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to send basic linux commands, and a variety Android specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.
Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOUR ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
Update Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F with Marshmallow
Step 1. Download Android 6.0.1 for Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo SM-G903F to your computer and extract the zip file on your dekstop.
Step 2. Download Odin3_v3.10.7.zip and extract the zip folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Once both the files are saved on your Windows Desktop. Boot your phone in download mode. To do this Power off your phone and press and hold the volume down, home, and power buttons simultaneously.
Step 4. Open the ODIN exe file on your PC. Now Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin application.
Step 5. From ODIN screen, click the “AP / PDA” button near the center of the window and select the firmware file that you downloaded in Step 1. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked under the Options tab.
Step 6. Now click on the Start button in ODIN. The installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.
Step 7. When it’s done, the box in the top-left corner of Odin will read “Pass,” and your phone should automatically reboot.
Now your phone will boot in the latest Android Marshmallow update.