How To Update Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini With Official Kitkat 4.4.2 XXU1ANG1 Firmware

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Android smartphone. Announced 2014, June, features 3G, 4.5″ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 8 MP camera, Wi-Fi, GPS and much more. Now the owners of Galaxy S5 Mini can taste the KitKat 4.4.2 XXU1ANG1. The firmware is full of bug and security fixes. Recently, Samsung has updated “Samsung Apps” to “Galaxy Apps” which is still not included in this update.

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Pre Requisites

  • First backup all your contacts, call logs and SMS.
  • Enable USB debugging mode from Settings->Applications->Development->USB debugging in your device.
  • Install latest Galaxy S5 Mini USB drives on your computer.

How To Update Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini With Offiical Kitkat 4.4.2 XXU1ANG1 Firmware

1.First download the Galaxy S5 Mini XXU1ANG1 Firmware and then ODIN in your computer.Extract the files of firmware package open ODIN.

2.Now enter into download mode by pressing and holding volume up+volume down and power buttons together.

3.After pressing buttons the device shows the Samsung logo or the Android Robo, Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

5.Now open ODIN on your computer and connect Galaxy S5 Mini to your computer while the device is in the download Mode.

6.If your phone is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number.

7.Click on “AP” / “PDA” to select the firmware file and then click on “Start” to start the process of firmware update.

8.After successful flash/install the firmware the device will restart. Unplug the phone from your computer. It usually take 5 min time to boot after the firmware update.

For the confirmation go to Settings>>About phone to verify the firmware update.

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