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Update Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1 |

Haroon Aejaz

Official Firmware G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1 download and Update for Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8. G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1 released for VMCCanada (virgin)

Samsung Rolled out the firmware update for Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8, and the latest firmware is G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1. User from TVMCCanada (virgin) can have this update through OTA. In this article we are going to tell you about How to update Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 to G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1. Not only this, they’re so many small tutorials for your help

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How to Check the Firmware through OTA

  1. Go to SETTING
  2. Tap on ABOUT DEVICE
  3. Then tap on SOFTWARE UPDATE
  4. Here you find the UPDATE option TAP on it
  5. It will show you the latest information about your Firmware

How to check the firmware update through OTA

How to check Complete Model and Current Firmware

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Than Tap on About
  3. Here you can see Model Number: SM-G900W8
  4. Example: Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8)
  5. Example: Android 6.0.1

firmware check through OTA

This Latest Firmware (G900W8VLU1DQB2) update has been released earlier today and you can now be able to enjoy all the features of Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8. The update Firmware files have only been made available for Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 (TVMCCanada (virgin) users).

If case you missed out an OTA update or if you really want to update (manually) your Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) to G900W8VLU1DQB2, then you need to follow our manual method of firmware updating. The tutorial is given below


Firmware information

  • Model: Samsung SM-G900W8
  • PDA: G900W8VLU1DQB2
  • OS Version: Android 6.0.1


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We recommend you to first read out the instruction first and then follow. So here is our complete tutorial on How to Update Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 to G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1.


  1. This is a warning from that this Guide / tutorial is only for Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 only. Please do not try this guide in any other Android devices, it will work only with Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8.

  2. First, you need to check your device model number in: Settings » About (there you find your device name). And also note that we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk.

  3. If you follow our instructions as it is which is stated below, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged and above of all your Smartphone must be factory unlocked.




  1. Take a complete backup of Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 – See how to.
  2. You must have at least 70 % battery life remaining. (See how to check your battery percentage)
  3. Download Firmware file – (Link given in the Download section)
  4. Visit our Firmware Database to for more firmware files – Link


Latest firmware

Device Name Dated Region PDA OS version
Update SM-G930R4 G930R4TYU4BQE1 Android 7.0June 20, 2017USCU.s. cellular G930R4TYU4BQE17.0
Update Galaxy J5 2017 v2 J530FXXU1AQF5 Android 7.0June 20, 2017VDIIreland (vodafone) J530FXXU1AQF57.0
Update Galaxy S8 G950FXXU1AQF7 Android 7.0June 20, 2017TOPSerbia (vip srb) G950FXXU1AQF77.0
Update Galaxy S8 Plus G955FXXU1AQF7 Android 7.0June 20, 2017TOPSerbia (vip srb) G955FXXU1AQF77.0
Update SM-N910G N910GDTS1DQE3 Android 6.0.1June 20, 2017OPSAustralia (optus) N910GDTS1DQE36.0.1
Update SM-A320FL A320FLXXU1AQD2 Android 6.0.1June 20, 2017VODUnited kingdom (vodafone) A320FLXXU1AQD26.0.1
Update SM-T116NY T116NYXXU0AQE1 Android 4.4.4June 20, 2017INUIndia T116NYXXU0AQE14.4.4
Update Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F) A520FXXU1AQD3 Android 6.0.1June 20, 2017ORORomania (orange) A520FXXU1AQD36.0.1

Utility of Tutorial


  1. First, you need to enable the Debugging mode on Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8. (See how to Enable USB Debugging)
  2. You can find USB Drive of Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 and other useful downloads (Download all Android devices USB drivers)
  3. Manual method of updating Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 ‘s firmware – How To

How to take complete backup

Backup instructions

So now moving toward backup of Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8. Here is the list, which is necessary to take backup

  1. Backup all the SMS and SMS Logs, contacts and Calls Logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  2. Backup Whatsapp and Viber Messages and call logs. – Click here to see how to do this step
  3. Backup your Game Data.
  4. Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
  5. APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
  6. Backup your Apps and their Data Files via app Download from Play Store

These are the steps that we strongly recommend


Download Firmware:

If you want a complete tutorial on How to update Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 to G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1 then move further

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Download utility

  1. Latest Odin version – Link
  2. Latest Google Apps – if you want to install it


How to update Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 to G900W8VLU1DQB2 Android 6.0.1

  1. Download Firmware file (above link). If you have already done? That’s good, if not, then see a Firmware database list
  2. Extract Firmware file into a folder
  3. Download Odin Latest Version – Link
  4. Now switch off your Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 and wait 5-8 seconds
  5. Put your Galaxy S5 (SM-G900W8) SM-G900W8 into Download Mode by Press and hold the Volume Down + Home buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.Downloading-Mode
  6. Now run Odin latest version – Download Link
  7. Connect your phone to your PC
  8. Successfully connectivity will show one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. Then POPUP Message arrives under Odin’s message box saying “Added!!”.odin-flash-firmware-instructions
  9. Now click on select these files
  10. Click the PDA Button, and select the .tar file here with *code* appearing in its nameodin2ng
  11. Click the Phone Button, and select file with *modem* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)
  12. Click the CSC Button, and select file with *csc* in its name (leave it blank if there is no such file)selecting-multi-firmware-files_thumb
  13. Click the PIT Button, and select the pit file. Use only if you got it while extracting in step 1 above, otherwise ignore it.
  14. In ODIN, Please check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options ( Re-Partition check box is optional, I prefer to check it if you are using .pit fileunroot-galaxy-s3
  15. Now click on the Start button
  16. Wait until process will complete. On completion of the process your phone will be rebooted and display a message with a green background in the leftmost box at the very top of the Odin. Here you can unplug the USB cable to disconnect your device from the computer.
  17. Congratulations, you have done it

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