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Install XXU2BPF9 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA Update on Galaxy A5 SM-A510F

These instructions are on how to flash the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official OTA update on Galaxy A5 2016 smartphone manually. The build ID of this OTA update is A510FXXU2BPF9 that comes with new features and improvements that should offer all 2016 Galaxy A5 users better Android experience. Samsung has started rolling out the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA update for Galaxy A5 2016. This update come with build number A510FXXU2BPF9 which is now live for all the Galaxy A5 2016.

A510FXXU2BPF9 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware is also available through OTA (Over-the-air)  and Samsung KIES currently but if for any reason, you are unable to download the OTA update or the update is not yet available in your region then we’ve given the manual procedure in this step-by-step guide that doesn’t have any regional restrictions and will work with unlocked Samsung Galaxy A5 2016.

Please keep in mind that A510FXXU2BPF9 is a complete unbranded firmware that should not has any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this. The firmware update has no particular and noticeable changes but Samsung continuously making changes. A510FXXU2BPF9 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow will also fix some of the notification glitches.

Ready to get A510FXXU2BPF9 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on your Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 then go ahead and follow the given guide. Keep in mind that we’ll use Odin flashing tool to install this update on Galaxy A5 2016. If your phone is rooted then the root access won’t survive the update. Also any custom Recovery you might have installed on your device will be replaced with a stock Recovery image.

Model SM-A510F
Model name Galaxy A5 ⑥
Country Russia
Version Android 6.0.1
Changelist 8208732
Build date Tue, 14 Jun 2016 02:33:11 +0000
Security Patch Level 2016-06-01
Product code SER
PDA A510FXXU2BPF9
CSC A510FOXY2BPF9

Note:

You can use this guide for all the Samsung Galaxy A5 SM–A510F 2016 model. Verify the device’s model by navigating to Settings > About Phone.

Things To Remember:

Warning: AndroidRO will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy A5 2016 during or after the installation of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Proceed at your own risk.

Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.

Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 on your PC.

Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.

Note:- If you can’t find Developer Options on your phone, then go to Settings > About Phone and tap 7 times on the Build Number. Go back to Settings and there you will see the Developer Options. Now you can enable USB Debugging.

If your Galaxy A5 2016 is rooted, then after installing this update the root access will be lost.

Any custom Recovery you might have installed on your device will be replaced with a stock Recovery image.

Make sure that the battery level of your Galaxy A5 2016 should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.

Download Files:

  1. Download A510FXXU2BPF9 Android 6.0.1 for Samsung Galaxy A5 2016
  2. Download Odin3 v3.07

Steps to Flash Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA Update on Galaxy A5 A510F 2016:

Step No 1:- First, download the Android 6.0.1 XXU2BPF9 firmware file and Odin flashing tool from the above given links.

Step No 2:- Extract the firmware zipped file on the desktop of your PC to get a file like A510FXXU2BPF9 tar.md5. Now don’t need to unzip the tar.md5 archive.

Step No 3:- Power OFF the phone in order to boot into Download Mode.

Step No 4:- Now, power ON the phone by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power buttons at the same time, for a few moments. Your device should reboot in download mode.

Step No 5:- Run Odin tool on your PC as Administrator.

Step No 6:- Connect the Galaxy A5 2016 using USB data cable with the PC and wait for Odin to detect the device

Step No 7:- In Odin, open “Options” tab. Find Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

Step No 8:- Next, click the AP button in Odin. Locate the XXU2BPF9 tar.md5 update file and select it.

Step No 9:- Click on Start button to begin flashing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update on your device. Set back and wait for the process to be completed successfully.

Step No 10:- The PASS message will be displayed on ODIN once the the new firmware is installed. Your phone will reboot in normal mode.

Step No 11:- Disconnect the Galaxy A5 2016 when the menu is appeared on your device.

Done! You have successfully updated Galaxy A5 2016 to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA update manually.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issue or query regarding above guide.

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Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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