Update Verizon Galaxy S5 to Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official Firmware [G900VVRU1ANHA]

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Everyone is expecting to have Android 4.4.4 KitKat on their smartphones, especially high-end ones. Generally, the users who owns any specific carrier operator devices has problem in receiving latest updates. But, that’s not case with Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 SM – G900V model because the device receives the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat with a baseband version G900VVRU1ANHA. The update brings a lot of improvements and bug fixes to the device.

Update Verizon Galaxy S5 to Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official Firmware [G900VVRU1ANHA]

 

In case, if you have missed the update notification or you have any downloading issues, then you can take a look at the manual process. From the below tutorial, you can easily learn how to Update Verizon Galaxy S5 to Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official Firmware [G900VVRU1ANHA]. As this is the manual method, so you will not face any downloading issues. Follow the below guide carefully and upgrade your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM – G900V smartphone.

Screenshot:

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 receives official Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

 

Prerequisites:

  • You have to charge the device battery to 70 – 80% for a flawless process, because the battery is the only source during the process.
  • Please check that you have enabled “USB Debugging” option on your device.
  • You need to take the backup of your important data.
  • Remove the MicroSD before going for updating process
  • Ensure that your system must contain Samsung USB Drivers to detect your device.

How to Update Verizon Galaxy S5 to Android 4.4.4 KitKat Official Firmware [G900VVRU1ANHA]

Step 1:

 

Download G900VVRU1ANHA Android 4.4.4 KitKat official update and Odin tool from here.

 

Step 2:

Extract both the files on your desktop in one specified folder.

Step 3:

Shut down your device.

Step 4:

Boot your device into download mode by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Home + Power” buttons together for a few seconds. At last, press “Volume Up” button to get into download mode.

 

Step 5:

Launch “Odin.exe”.

Step 6:

Join your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 SM – G900V to your PC via USB data cable.

 

Step 7:

 

If you device is detected successfully then a blue/yellow/green light will lit under one for the ID:COM box.

 

Step 8:

You have to select specific files in the Odin tool.

  • Click on “AP / PDA” button and select “.tar.md5″ file.
  • Click on “CP / Phone” button and select file having a “MODEM” in its name. (Don’t select, if you don’t find such file)
  • Click on “CSC” button and select file having a with “CSC” in its name. (Don’t select, if you don’t find such file)
  • Click on “PIT” button and select the “.pit” file. (Don’t select, if you don’t find such file)

Step 9:

Now you have to very careful which checking the box. Only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time boxes must be checked and don’t interfere with any of the boxes.

Note: Please make sure, if you find “.pit” file then you have compulsory check Re-Partition box.

Step 10:

 

Finally, click on the “Start button” to begin the upgrade process.

Step 11:

Once the upgrade process is completed, a big green ring will be displayed on the screen with a “PASS” message.

 

Congratulations! You have successfully updated your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 SM – G900V to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Now check your smartphone performance, is there any difference or not? Tell us using the below comments section. Enjoy 😀

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