If you’re using Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo G930F, you should be aware of the information that the new Blueborne security update is now available for updation. For manual updation, please continue reading this post.
The Blueborne bug is actually a Bluetooth threat that enables hackers to access and manage Android, Windows, and other devices on a remote basis. If you have the Bluetooth connection activated, then any malicious user can connect to your device and snip data from your device without you even knowing.
If you want to deal with this problem, you can wait for Samsung to push the new firmware update over-the-air in your area, or you can choose to manually install the new files employing the Odin tool.
Blueborne Security Patch intends to fix a major Bluetooth vulnerability recently founded on Android devices. If you don’t update your device with this new patch, you will make your device more susceptible to remote malware attacks. Before beginning the flashing process you need to read the following guidelines:
- This guide is primarily meant for individuals who have Samsung Galaxy S5 Neon G903F devices.
- Don’t try to flash the files on any other device.
- Download the Samsung USB drivers.
- To update, use the ODIN app, and for Odin to work with your device, you will have to enable USB Debugging from Developer Options.
- If you’ve rooted your Galaxy S6 G903F, it is necessary to know that root access won’t endure the update.
- In addition, any custom Recovery that you might have flashed will be replaced with stock Recovery.
- It is possible to install the Android 7.0 update over custom ROMs, but you will need to Factory Reset the device.
- Read the entire tutorial and don’t skip any steps.
- Make sure to charge your battery with minimum should be at least 50% to avoid turning off of the device.
How to install the Android 6.0.1 Blueborne Security Fix update for Galaxy S5 Neo G903F:
- Download the Android 6.0.1 firmware update file.
- Once the download is finished, fetch the archived contents and save them on your PC.
- Now go and obtain the tar.md5 firmware update. Don’t skip any steps.
- Download Odin 3.12.3 zip from here.
- Retrieve the archived contents.
- Turn off the device.
- Start your smartphone in Download Mode.
- Run Odin exe on your computer.
- Connect your smartphone to PC via USB cable.
- Wait for ODIN to detect the device, then continue to the next step.
- – if ODIN doesn’t detect your phone, then you will have to reinstall the Samsung USB drivers again.
- Now go to ODIN and load the files needed for the update.
Click BL, go to the folder created at step 2 and load the file that contains the “BL” letters in its name.
Click AP, and load the file with “AP” in its name.
Click CSC and load the file with “HOME_CSC” in its name. Don’t load the “CSC” file, as that one will wipe clean the entire smartphone.
Click CP and load the file with “CP” in the name.
NOTE: if the extracted contents contain only a file with AP in its name, then that’s the only file you have to load in ODIN. So, load that file and the install should work.
- Tap START when you’re ready to begin the updating process.
- When installation is done you will see the PASS alert shown by ODIN.
- Unplug the phone from PC and wait for the first boot to complete.
- Use the general unlock code to take control over your smartphone once again.