In this guide you would be able to install stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Galaxy S5 Mini G800F. The Galaxy S5 Mini users have to waited so long to see the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware for their devices and finally it has arrived now. The Marshmallow update for Galaxy S5 Mini SM-G800F is rolled out via OTA in Europe carrying build number G800FXXU1CQA1. If you are on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware then you will soon receive the OTA update on your device.
The update brings many new features, including Doze mode, redesigned interface along multiple improvements in over all system and much more. The great new is that the firmware also brings the January 2017 security patch. If you think your device is rooted or want to flash the G800FXXU1CQA1 Marshmallow firmware manually using Odin then you can do it anytime by following the instructions below.
We have posted the same tutorial for the other Galaxy devices so the process remains the same because it has nothing to do with the change build number or Android version, all you need is an Odin tool along the firmware tar and a PC with latest Samsung USB drivers installed on it.
You can also greet the new firmware using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update firmware via Kies on Galaxy S5 Mini G800F. You can flash the firmware belonging to any region on your device but you should be careful of device model before flashing the firmware.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Build Number: G800FXXU1CQA1
Android Security Patch Level: 1 January, 2017
Build date: 04, January 2017
Manually install G800FXXU1CQA1 stock Marshmallow on Galaxy S5 Mini G800F via Odin
Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer would not be responsible if you damage your device during the firmware installation process nor we are forcing you to perform the flashing process. Don’t proceed if you can’t follow the instructions carefully.
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Download latest version Odin 3.12.3 tool. Click here
Download stock Marshmallow G800FXXU1CQA1 firmware for Galaxy S5 Mini G800F. Here
Extract the firmware file in a specific folder on your PC.
Process to install G800FXXU1CQA1 stock Marshmallow on Galaxy S5 Mini G800F
Now turn off your device completely.
Reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update the firmware via Odin.
That’s it! If you have successfully updated your Galaxy S5 Mini G800F on G800FXXU1CQA1 firmware, give us your feedback.