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How to update Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500H to Android 5.1.1 [Guide]

samsung-galaxy-e5 [1]These are the guidelines to update Samsung Galaxy E5 SM-E500H to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop using the Odin flash tool and a Windows computer.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO UPDATE SAMSUNG GALAXY E5 SM-E500H TO ANDROID 5.1.1 LOLLIPOP

  1. Download the Android 5.1.1 LMY47X.E500HXXU1BOK1 firmware for Russia [3], Caucasus countries [4], Ukraine [5], Vietnam [6], Unknown [7], Thailand [8], Philippines [9], Cambodia [10] or Indonesia [11].
  2. Download the Odin 3.09 flashing tool from this link [12].
  3. Extract the files to the desktop of the computer by first transferring them to the desktop and then right-clicking on the files and picking the “extract here” option.
  4. Double-click the Odin executbale file and leave the flash tool open on your desktop.
  5. Turn off the Samsung Galaxy E5 smartphone by long-pressing the Power button, or by quick-pressing the Power button and picking the Power Off from the menu.
  6. Boot the Samsung Galaxy E5 up in download mode [13].
  7. Connect the Galaxy E5 to the computer with the USB cable you would usually use for charging the battery.
  8. Click the AP/PDA button and browse the desktop of the update tar file.
  9. Click the Start button without changing any of the default settings from the Odin user-interface.
  10. Wait until the Odin user-interface gives a pass message and your E5 device reboots automatically before unplugging from the computer.

You can head over to the About Device menu and check that your Samsung Galaxy E5 smartphone is now running on the LMY47X.E500HXXU1BOK1 firmware to confirm the guide has worked.