Sprint is rolling out March Security patch for Galaxy S5 SM-G900P. Galaxy S5 is an older device yet it is receiving the security patch from it’s carrier, the update carries build number G900PVPU3CPEI and based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. This is not only a security update but it also feeds multiple System improvements and bug fixes. If you own a Sprint Galaxy S5 SM-G900P you can easily update your device via OTA, Kies or Odin, each and every thing is mentioned below all you need is to follow the steps in sequence.
This guide is also helpful to you if your device is stuck at bootloop or soft brick while installing any ROM or wrong recovery file on your device. So the only option to get your device back to life is flashing the stock firmware via Odin. You see the firmware details before moving forward.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S5 (Sprint)
Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Build Number: MMB29M.G900PVPU3CPEI
Android Security Patch Level (SPL): March 1, 2017
Manually update G900PVPU3CPEI firmware on Sprint S5 G900P
If you remain unsuccessful in updating your device via OTA then visit the link below to update it via Kies.
Hope this process helped you, still if you find problem with it then follow the guide below to update it manually via Odin tool.
Process to update G900PVPU3CPEI firmware on Sprint S5 G900P via Odin
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 and extract Odin 3.12.3 from here
Now turn off your device completely.
it’s the time to boot your device into ‘Download Mode’, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update the firmware via Odin.
Download the stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G900PVPU3CPEI tar firmware for Sprint S5 G900P
That’s it! If you have successfully updated your Sprint S5 G900P on G900PVPU3CPEI firmware, give us your feedback.