Galaxy S5 SM-G900M Receiving Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update build G900MUBU1CPC3 in Latin America

As the Galaxy S5 already started receiving its Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update in Korea earlier last week.  This week, the Latin American version of the Galaxy S5 (SM-G900M) has followed the track and its also receiving its official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update dubbed with software build G900MUBU1CPC3. This comes as earlier than the international Galaxy S5 SM-G900F as we expected. The said update has landed on unbranded Galaxy S5 (SM-G900M) in Trinidad and Tobago, and some select countries in Latin America alone.

Furthermore, as of this moment there are four Galaxy S5 models already have its Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow treatment. These Galaxy S5 models are the SM-G900L, SM-G900K, SM-G900S and then the SM-G900M recently.  All United States variants like AT&T SM-G900A, T-Mobile SM-G900T, Sprint SM-G900P, Verizon SM-G900V, and US Cellular SM-G900R4 hasn't have any Android M so far. Likewise to Canada's Galaxy S5 SM-G900W8 and Australia's variant the SM-G900I, including the rest of international models such as the SM-G900F, SM-G900FD, SM-G900FQ, SM-G900H,  SM-G900MD were also awaiting its Android M, until now.

Technical details of Galaxy S5 SM-G900M first Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update:


Model number: SM-G900M
Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: 2016-03-01

Baseband version: G900MUBU1CPC3
Kernel version: 3.4.0-7500820
Build number: MMB29M.G900MUBU1CPC3
Build date: 12 March, 2016

AP: G900MUBU1CPC3
CP: G900MUBU1CPC3
CSC: 900MUUB1CPC3



As you may noticed, this Android Marshmallow updates is also equipped with an updated version of Android security patch to which has bumped its level to March 01, 2016.
The new features of the said Android Marshmallow OS are as follows:

Changelog details:

  • OS upgrade to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
  • The new TouchWiz provides enhanced usability and an updated visual design.
  • Quick connect helps you easily find and connect to nearby devices and pre-connection.
  • Fingerprints are securely protected. An alternative unlock method (pattern,PIN, or password.
  • Advanced power saving mode restricts background data and extends battery life.
  • New enhanced users interface and a lot more.

How to Update the Galaxy S5 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Recharge the phone’s battery – You should make sure your device is fully recharged before performing the software update. Do not also remove the battery during the software update is in progress. A power failure may cause damaged to your device that might result to what we called “soft-bricks”.  If this happened on your device, it may just stuck on Samsung logo or welcome screen and can’t reboot normally.

Backup important data – You should back-up your important files, including contacts, emails, messages, photos, videos, apps and other stuff. Like I said while during software update process is interrupted there is a possibility that your data stored from your device internal SD card may lose or deleted when a sudden unexpected failure happened and it forces you to perform a factory data reset which basically wipes your phone’s memory.

Ensure that your Galaxy S5 should still running in the official Lollipop released build version and hasn’t been rooted – Your device should not be modified or rooted, there are some certain circumstances that a modified and rooted Galaxy S5 SM-G900F may not accept any official software update anymore or it can accept an update but it might harm your device once the update has made. Learn about the new Samsung KNOX security suite. Most known error that says ‘firmware upgrade encountered an issue, please select recovery mode in Kies and try again‘ or “Your device has been modified Software update are not available” you should try to avoid that from happening.

How to Perform an Update via Over-The-Air (OTA)?

This is usually how the carrier branded or locked Samsung Galaxy S5, performs a software update.  This method is Firmware Update through over the air or called as OTA update, which most often  a notification message will directly send out to you from your network provider or Samsung and notifies you that there is a new update available for download.  If you did not receive any notification messages you can manually check for the update instead.  Doing this you may only tap on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F Settings > About Device, tap Software Update.
  • From the Home screen, touch the Settings icon.
  • Touch About device.
  • Touch Software update.

It will automatically tell you that a new update is available or your software is up to date when there is none yet. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later.

How to Update the Galaxy S5 Thru Kies / Smart Switch?


The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Kies / Smart Switch for PC. You may head over to your  local Samsung support page from where you can download Samsung Kies/Smart Spwith for PC from there, and install it in your Windows or Mac computer. Once you installed Kies or Smart Switch for PC, all you need is to connect your Samsung Galaxy S5  to your PC using the USB data cable, then simply run and follow Kies or Smart Switch on-screen’s software update instruction.

Galaxy S5 Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update Finally Released

Yes folks! You heard it right. The Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update has finally released by Samsung itself.  The first roll out has just started and it's now heading its way to Korea's Galaxy S5 users, those variants dubbed with model number SM-G900S, SM-G900K, and SM-G900L whom were all carrier branded version got it first.   But anyway, this will come for sure for the rest of the Galaxy S5 owners across the globe not very long enough. This exactly the same thing happened to the recent Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge update to which also been bound to Korean users first then followed in Europe in a month after.

In addition, Samsung has focused on user experience and the device performance in the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update.  You may not find any additional applications in the update but offers more on device performance, usability and stability.  It offers a much more consistent and well-optimized users interface (UI). And the very first thing you'll notice is the new designed icon.

Here are the technical details of the three Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to which has just released in South Korea alone.

Galaxy S5 SM-G900S Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update:


Model number: SM-G900S
Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Baseband version: G900SKSU1CPB6
Kernel version: 3.4.0-7339726
Build number: MMB29M.G900SKSU1CPB9
Android security patch level: 2016-03-01
Build date: 25 February, 2016

AP: G900SKSU1CPB9
CP: G900SKSU1CPB6
CSC:

Galaxy S5 SM-G900K Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update:


Model number: SM-G900K
Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Baseband version: G900KKTU1CPC1
Kernel version: 3.4.0-7339726
Build number: MMB29M.G900KKTU1CPC2
Android security patch level: 2016-03-01
Build date: 03 March, 2016

AP: G900KKTU1CPC2
CP: G900KKTU1CPC1
CSC: G900KKTC1CPC2

Galaxy S5 SM-G900L Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update:


Model number: SM-G900L
Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Baseband version: G900LKLU1CPC1
Kernel version: 3.4.0-7339726
Build number: MMB29M.G900LKLU1CPC3
Android security patch level: 2016-03-01
Build date: 25 February, 2016
AP: G900LKLU1CPC3
CP: G900LKLU1CPC1
CSC: G900LLUC1CPC3

Changelog details:


  • OS upgrade to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
  • The new TouchWiz provides enhanced usability and an updated visual design.
  • Quick connect helps you easily find and connect to nearby devices and pre-connection.
  • Fingerprints are securely protected. An alternative unlock method (pattern,PIN, or password.
  • Advanced power saving mode restricts background data and extends battery life.
  • New enhanced users interface and a lot more.

Again, this released is initially available to Galaxy S5 users in South Korea. As I said earlier, Samsung will surely release this much awaited Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to the rest of Galaxy S5 variants any time soon.

How to Update the Galaxy S5 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow


Recharge the phone’s battery – You should make sure your device is fully recharged before performing the software update. Do not also remove the battery during the software update is in progress. A power failure may cause damaged to your device that might result to what we called “soft-bricks”.  If this happened on your device, it may just stuck on Samsung logo or welcome screen and can’t reboot normally.

Backup important data – You should back-up your important files, including contacts, emails, messages, photos, videos, apps and other stuff. Like I said while during software update process is interrupted there is a possibility that your data stored from your device internal SD card may lose or deleted when a sudden unexpected failure happened and it forces you to perform a factory data reset which basically wipes your phone’s memory.

Ensure that your Galaxy S5 should still running in the official Lollipop released build version and hasn’t been rooted – Your device should not be modified or rooted, there are some certain circumstances that a modified and rooted Galaxy S5 SM-G900F may not accept any official software update anymore or it can accept an update but it might harm your device once the update has made. Learn about the new Samsung KNOX security suite. Most known error that says ‘firmware upgrade encountered an issue, please select recovery mode in Kies and try again‘ or “Your device has been modified Software update are not available” you should try to avoid that from happening.

How to Perform an Update via Over-The-Air (OTA)?


This is usually how the carrier branded or locked Samsung Galaxy S5, performs a software update.  This method is Firmware Update through over the air or called as OTA update, which most often  a notification message will directly send out to you from your network provider or Samsung and notifies you that there is a new update available for download.  If you did not receive any notification messages you can manually check for the update instead.  Doing this you may only tap on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F Settings > About Device, tap Software Update.
  • From the Home screen, touch the Settings icon.
  • Touch About device.
  • Touch Software update.

It will automatically tell you that a new update is available or your software is up to date when there is none yet. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later.

How to Update the Galaxy S5 Thru Kies / Smart Switch?


The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Kies / Smart Switch for PC. You may head over to your  local Samsung support page from where you can download Samsung Kies/Smart Spwith for PC from there, and install it in your Windows or Mac computer. Once you installed Kies or Smart Switch for PC, all you need is to connect your Samsung Galaxy S5  to your PC using the USB data cable, then simply run and follow Kies or Smart Switch on-screen’s software update instruction.

Galaxy S5 SM-G900F & SM-G900H Receives Security Patch Update build to G900FXXS1BPC3 and G900HXXS1BPC4

Both of the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F (Snapdragon)  and  the Galaxy S5 SM-G900H (Exynos) variants has received another monthly  security patch OTA update to which has bumped up its security level to March 01, 2016.  Unfortunately, this update is not the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow yet, but still in Android 5.0 Lollipop base. The update came out as build G900FXXS1BPC3 for the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F. While the Galaxy S5 SM-G900H also gets another build dubbed as G900HXXS1BPC4.

In addition, as you may noticed seeing at the build numbers it self, it changes to letter "S" instead of the usual "U" series.  This might be simply means that  the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update is getting closer within these couple of days. So let ourselves just hold on for while and wait until the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow's release. In fact, it has been out there and confirmed that Samsung has been working about it.

Here goes the technical details of the Android security patch update for the month of March 2016.
This can be viewed in Settings > About device, right after the installation of  the update.

Galaxy S5 SM-G900F Update:


Model number: SM-G900F
Android version: 5.0
Baseband version: G900FXXU1BOJ1
Kernel version: 3.4.0-5508620
Build number: LRX21T.G900FXXS1BPC3
Android security patch level: 2016-03-01
Build date: March 04, 2016

AP: G900FXXS1BPC3
CP: G900FXXU1BOJ1
CSC: G900FOXA1BOJ1

Galaxy S5 SM-G900H Update:


Device: Samsung Galaxy S5
Model number: SM-G900H
Android version: 5.0
Baseband version: G900HXXU1BOL2
Kernel version: 3.4.0-5852541
Build number: LRX21T.G900FXXS1BPC4
Android security patch level: 2016-03-01
Build date: March 07, 2016

AP: G900FXXS1BPC4
CP: G900FXXU1BOL2
CSC: G900HOJV1BOL1

Both of this update were released on both unlocked and carrier locked Galaxy S5 in Europe and Middle East region.

Those who have not received the update yet, you folks might better manually check it via Over-the-air (OTA) update or using Kies. Below are the guides that show you the basic  instructions on how to perform a software update on your Samsung Galaxy S5.

How to Update the Samsung Galaxy S5 to Official Android 5.0 Lollipop?


Samsung urges us to prepare the following important notes to consider before performing the software update.  I have also added some useful insights why you should follow this procedure to keep your  phone in safe.

Recharge the phone’s battery – You should make sure your device is fully recharged before performing the software update. Do not also remove the battery during the software update is in progress. A power failure may cause damaged to your device that might result to what we called “soft-bricks”.  If this happened on your device, it may just stuck on Samsung logo or welcome screen and can’t reboot normally.

Backup important data – You should back-up your important files, including contacts, emails, messages, photos, videos, apps and other stuff. Like I said while during software update process is interrupted there is a possibility that your data stored from your device internal SD card may lose or deleted when a sudden unexpected failure happened and it forces you to perform a factory data reset which basically wipes your phone’s memory.

Ensure that your Galaxy S5 should still running in the official Lollipop released build version and hasn’t been rooted – Your device should not be modified or rooted, there are some certain circumstances that a modified and rooted Galaxy S5 SM-G900F may not accept any official software update anymore or it can accept an update but it might harm your device once the update has made. Learn about the new Samsung KNOX security suite. Most known error that says ‘firmware upgrade encountered an issue, please select recovery mode in Kies and try again‘ or “Your device has been modified Software update are not available” you should try to avoid that from happening.

How to Perform an Update via Over-The-Air (OTA)?


This is usually how the carrier branded or locked Samsung Galaxy S5, performs a software update.  This method is Firmware Update through over the air or called as OTA update, which most often  a notification message will directly send out to you from your network provider or Samsung and notifies you that there is a new update available for download.  If you did not receive any notification messages you can manually check for the update instead.  Doing this you may only tap on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F Settings > About Device, tap Software Update.
  • From the Home screen, touch the Settings icon.
  • Touch About device.
  • Touch Software update.

It will automatically tell you that a new update is available or your software is up to date when there is none yet. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later.

How to Update the Galaxy S5 Thru Kies / Smart Switch?


The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Kies / Smart Switch for PC. You may head over to your  local Samsung support page from where you can download Samsung Kies from there, and install it in your Windows or Mac computer. Choose the new Kies 3 which supports the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F and other Samsung devices running with Android 5.0 Lollipop OS .  Once you installed Kies 3, all you need is to connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to a PC using the USB data cable, then simply run and follow Kies or Smart Switch on-screen’s software update instruction.

Galaxy S5 SM-G900I Gets Android Security Patch Update to build G900IDDS1BPC1

An update build G900IDDS1BPC1 which has rolled out for the Galaxy S5 SM-G900I in India. Unfortunately, the G900IDDS1BPC1 is still base in Android 5.0 Lollipop and not the much awaited Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, according to the technical details itself. The update to which now said  includes the monthly security patch update to which has bumped up the Android security patch level dated as of March 01, 2016. The said update were heading its way on both unlocked and carrier locked Galaxy S5 SM-G900I users in India alone.

Furthermore, while taking a closer look at the technical details of the update build G900IDDS1BPC1 itself, it has an updated kernel version compared to the previously released build G900IDDU1BOJ2. However the baseband version has stayed the same to the former.  It may just like a minor software update, but it might have some global bug fixes, device stability and improvements included in it.

Here are the technical  details of G900IDDS1BPC1 update:
  • Android version: 5.0
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-6786792
  • Baseband version: G900IDDU1BOA1
  • Build number: LRX21T.G900IDDS1BPC1
  • Android security patch level: 01 March 2016
  • AP: G900IDDS1BPC1
  • CP: G900IDDU1BOA1
  • CSC: G900IODD1BOJ2

  • Android version: 5.0
  • Kernel version: 3.4.0-6016620
  • Baseband version: G900IDDU1BOA1
  • Build number: LRX21T.G900IDVU1BOJ2
  • AP: G900IDVU1BOJ2
  • CP: G900IDDU1BOA1
  • CSC: G900IODD1BOJ2

The G900IDDS1BPC1 is the now the third Android 5.0 Lollipop update that have been officially released in India's Galaxy S5 SM-G900I owners. So better check the update if you did not received the notification message yet.

How to Update the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to Official Android 5.0 Lollipop


Samsung always urge us to prepare the following important notes to consider before performing the software update.  I have also added some useful insights why you should follow this procedures to keep your  phone in safe.

Recharge the phone’s battery – You should make sure your device is fully recharged before performing the software update. Do not also remove the battery during the software update is in progress. A power failures may cause damaged to your device that might results as we so-called “soft-bricks”. If this happens your device may just stuck on Samsung logo or welcome screen and can’t reboot normally.

Backup important data – You should back-up your important files, including contacts, emails, messages, photos, videos, apps and other stuff. Like I said while during software update process is interrupted there is a possibility that your data stored from your device internal SD card may lose or deleted when a sudden unexpected failure happened and it forces you to perform a factory data reset which basically wipes your phone’s memory.

Ensure that your Galaxy S5 should still runs on the official Lollipop released build version and hasn’t been rooted – Your device should not be modified or rooted, there is a certain circumstances that a modified and rooted Galaxy S5 SM-G900F may not accept any official software update anymore or it can accept an update but it might harm your device once the update has made. Learn about the new Samsung KNOX security suite. Most known error that says ‘firmware upgrade encountered an issue, please select recovery mode in Kies and try again‘ or “Your device has been modified Software update are not available” you should try to avoid that from happening.

Update via Over-The-Air (OTA)


This is usually how the carrier branded or locked Samsung Galaxy S5, performs a software update.  This method is Firmware Update through over the air or called as OTA update, which most often  a notification message will directly sent to you from your network provider or Samsung and notifies you that there is a new update available for download.  If you did not receive any notification messages you can manually check for the update instead.  Doing this you may only tap on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900F Settings>>About Device, tap Software Update.
  • Find “Software update”
  • Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
  • Tap the settings icon.
  • Tap About device.
  • Tap Software update.

It will automatically tells you that a new update is available or your software is up to date when there is none yet. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later. The G900IDVU1BOE1 Android 5.0 update is around 916 MB in file size while updating via OTA.

Update Thru Kies / Smart Switch for PC


The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Kies or Smart Switch for PC. You may head-over to your  local Samsung support page from where you can download Samsung Kies from there, and install it in your Windows or Mac computer. Choose the new Kies 3 which supports the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F and other Samsung devices running with Android 5.0 Lollipop OS .  Once you installed Kies 3, all you need is connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to the computer using the USB cable, then simply run and follow Kies on-screen software update instructions.

Verizon Galaxy S5 update build G900VVRU2BPB1 Android 5.0, Not Marshmallow Yet

Verizon has once again released another Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S5  (SM-G900V). The update is dubbed with build number G900VVRU2BPB1 to which it isn't the much awaited Android 6.0.1  Marshmallow update yet so far. While according to Verizon and Samsung technical support pages, the said update build G900VVRU2BPB1 is just another round of the Android OS security enhancements to which is the same thing that has been released for the past consecutive months.  It basically brings another security patches onto the device to get rid of the aforementioned Android OS vulnerabilities.

Here are the technical details of the said update build G900VVRU2BPB1 Android 5.0 Lollipop:

Technicals details of the G900VVRU2BOG5 5.0 update


Device: Samsung Galaxy S5
Model number: SM-G900V
Android security patch level: 02-01-2016
Baseband version: G900VVRU2BOG5
Kernel version: 3.4.0-4782027
Build number: LRX21T.G900VVRU2BOG5
SE for Android status Enforcing
advanced user’s info:
AP: G900VVRU2BPB1
CSC: G900VVZW2BPB1
CP: G900VVRU2BPB1
Build date: 18 February 2016
Date released : 01 March 2016

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S5 G900V to 5.0 Lollipop via Over-The-Air (OTA)


This is usually how the carrier branded or locked Samsung Galaxy S5, performs a software update.  This method is Firmware Update through over the air or called as OTA update, which most often  a notification message will directly send out to you from your network provider and notifies you that there is a new update available for download.  If you did not receive any notification messages you can manually check for the update instead.  Doing so you may only navigate on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900V  Settings > System updates > Check for new system update.
  • Find “Software update”
  • Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
  • Tap the settings icon.
  • Tap System update.
  • Tap Check for new system update.

It will automatically telling you that a new update is available. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later. The G900VVRU2BOG5  Android 5.0 update is around 300+ MB in file size while updating via Over-The-Air (OTA) update.

source: Verizon Galaxy S5 Update support page