After you’ve successfully updated your Galaxy S5 to the new XXU1BNL2 Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware, you can attempt to achieve root on it using Chainfire’s CF-Auto-Root (based on SuperSU v2.36) flashable via Odin. In this article I’ve provided a step-by-step tutorial along with the necessary downloads to make the entire process as smooth as possible.
Samsung has surprised everyone in the neighbourhood by rolling out the luscious Android 5.0 Lollipop OS update – build G900FXXU1BNL2 – to its European Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F). Presently, this update has only been made available through OTA in Poland but we expect other regions to follow very soon. Can’t wait? Just download Odin-flashable package of G900FXXU1BNL2 below and install it right away!
This update packs a slew of new features and UI enhancements, one of the most significant being the integration of Android L’s iconic Material Design with overhauled TouchWiz offering a streamlined interface with extremely fluid transitions. It incorporates ART runtime instead of Dalvik that substantially increases performance of system and apps. Here are the complete technical details of this firmware. [Read more…]
Samsung has officially seeded out the new Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware update (build G900FXXU1ANG2) for its Galaxy S5 smartphone (SM-G900F) with Snapdragon 801 SoC in Europe. Apart from offering the a fresh KitKat build, Samsung promises that users will experience “improved experience” after applying this update. Its complete firmware details alongside the direct download links are given below.