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Earlier we brought to you Marshmallow update for the Korean Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900K, G900L and the G900S. Now Samsung has released it to other parts of the world too. Being a Korean manufacturer, the Korean variants of Samsung receives the update first and then it hits other devices across the globe in waves. Now, the update comes to Galaxy S5 SM-G900M in Trinidad & Tobago. This is a jump from the Lollipop 5.0 which the device is currently running. This is an unexpected release as the manufacturer’s other premium devices like Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge or Plus and Note 5 have not been updated yet worldwide. Some of its variants still remain to be updated.
Now that G900M is being updated, Samsung may start releasing Marshmallow globally soon enough. You can expect it as soon as April. Now you can either wait for the OTA (over-the-air) update to hit your device, or download it manually from the download section below. The firmware build number G900MUBU1CPC3 brings Android version 6.0.1 and brings several bug fixes, performance improvements and security enhancements. Firmware Details: Model SM-G900M, Model name GALAXY S5, Country Trinidad and Tobago, Version Android 6.0.1, Build date Sat, 12 Mar 2016 16:17:25 +0000, Region TTT, PDA G900MUBU1CPC3, CSC G900MUUB1CPC3
Download Galaxy S5 Marshmallow Firmware
Before you proceed to the download section, you can either download the firmware directly from Samsung with a new tool without any speed restrictions or subscription from the first link or get it from third party websites from link 2.
- Tool to Download Any Samsung Galaxy Stock Firmware
→ Download | Faster download method
- Marshmallow for Galaxy S5 SM-G900M
→ Download [Mirror] | File: G900MUBU1CPC3_G900MUUB1CPC3_TTT.zip
- All firmware for Galaxy S5 SM-G900M → Link
- All builds for Galaxy S5 SM-G900H → Link | Tool
- All builds for Galaxy S5 SM-G900F → Link | Tool
- All builds for Galaxy S5 SM-G900FD → Link | Tool
- All builds for Galaxy S5 SM-G900A → Link | Tool
- Odin Software
→ Download [Mirror] | File: Odin3_v3.10.7_3.zip
- Samsung Galaxy Drivers
→ Download | File: SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones.zip (15.3MB)
Warning: Although going through this procedure should not cause harm or any damage to your device, it remains an unofficial process and you should be cautious about it. Reader’s discretion is advised.
1. Verify your device for compatibility. The listed firmware is compatible with Samsung Galaxy S5 and several of its variants only. For other variants, check out the tool from this page.
2. Enable USB Debugging on your device. To do so, go to Settings>About Phone> Tap on the Build Number several times until you get a new Developer Options in the Settings. Open Developer Options and enable USB Debugging from there. Trust the connection by allowing it when you connect it to your PC for the first time.
3. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC for a better connection. Get it from the download section official from the manufacturer.
How to Install Marshmallow on Samsung Galaxy S5
Step 1: Download the listed firmware for your for your Galaxy device. Extract the zip file to get the firmware with .tar or .tar.md5 extension and place at a location where you can easily locate it in your PC.
Step 2: Now boot your device into Download/Odin Mode. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold Power button + Volume Down + Home keys for a few seconds. If you see a warning sign press Volume up/ Volume down to get the Odin screen.
Step 3: If you already have Odin software on your PC then simply run the Odin3_3.10.7.exe file. If not, then download the Odin3.zip file from the download section and extract it. Run Odin software as administrator.
Step 4: While your device is still in the Odin Mode, connect your device to your PC using a USB cable.
Step 5: After a successful connection, the ID: COM in the Odin should turn Blue and an Added!! message should be displayed in the Log tab. In case your device doesn’t show up in Odin, then you can troubleshoot it with the steps given at the end of the tutorial.
Step 6: Now click on AP button and add the firmware file by navigating to the file path. Once added, it should show like this — File Path\G900MUBU1CPC3_G900MUUB1CPC3_TTT.tar.md5
Step 7: Take care that only Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are selected in the Options tab. Do not check Re-Partition.
Step 8: Once done, verify everything and proceed with installation by selecting Start button.
Step 9: When you get a PASS! message in the Log tab on your Odin software, that means firmware has successfully been installed and the device will restart itself. If not then reboot manually.
When you see the boot animation, you can enjoy your new firmware. Be patient as first boot may take a while. However, if the system doesn’t boot up for a long time, then go through the following.
How to Fix Bootloop on Samsung Galaxy Device?
If you come across boot loop or your Samsung Galaxy device is stuck at the boot logo then factory reset your device from the recovery. To do so, turn of your device (also remove the battery if applicable and put it back again) and reboot into recovery mode by press and holding Power + Volume down + Home keys for a few seconds. From the Recovery, select Wipe Data / Factory Reset. Confirm the action and reboot once done. Your device should now boot up.
How to Troubleshoot Connectivity problem on Samsung Galaxy Device?
If your device doesn’t show up in the Odin software, then turn off USB Debugging and turn it on again and Reboot. You can also reinstall the Samsung USB Drivers or try changing the USB cable and connection ports from device manager.
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