If you are facing Samsung Galaxy S5 update failed issues on any carrier. Heed the instructions below to fix all the update issues on Samsung Galaxy S5.

This error occurs mostly on Carrier devices. AT&T users are the ones who are facing this issue more than others. In both cases, they are having issues. Either fail to download or fail to install the update. Our Team has found many solutions which are most likely to work. Let’s get started.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Software Update Failed and Related Issues:

Users from all over the world are reporting about Samsung Galaxy S5 update problems. Such as, Update is not downloading, Update is downloaded but when I tried to Install it won’t. Moreover, few have downloaded the update and when they tried to install it they got an error. Strange thing is that when they went back to the update center, there was no update at all.

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S5 Software Update Failed AT&T:

As I have said before, AT&T users are the ones who are affected by this problem the most. Heed the instructions below.

  • The first thing you must do is, make sure your WiFi connection is stable and fast. The update will take at least one hour to download.
  • Make sure your phone battery is at 70%. If not please connect it to Charger.
  • You need to have free Space. The minimum free space you required to get the download is 3GB. Although the update is most likely to be 600MB or less.

Once the given requirements are achieved. All that left is to get the update and it should be downloaded and installed without any problems. If you have no luck. Try the followings.

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You need to Wipe your cache partition. Sometimes there is corrupt temporary data in your device cache. It can cause such issues. Try the following Instructions.

  • Turn off your device.
  • Now press and hold home+Power+Volume Up key.
  • Release the power button once you see a logo, but keep holding home and Volume up keys.
  • Now when you see Android logolet go both buttons.
  • Use the volume down button to navigate and highlight wipe cache partition.
  • Now use the power key to select the option.
  • You have to select ‘Yes‘ when you’ll be prompted for next menu.
  • Now wait for the process to be completed, once it’s done highlight ‘Reboot system now’ and press power button to select it.
  • All Done.

Connect your device to PC. Open Kies and make sure your device is connected to Kies. Once your device is detected by Kies, it will prompt the software update. Follow the screen instructions to update your device.

If you want to update your device through OTA. You need to factory reset your device. Once your device is fresh and clean. Head over to the settings and update through OTA. Heed the instructions below to Factory reset your Galaxy S5.

Before we proceed to factory reset option, you must backup your device using our guide. [ How to Backup Your Entire Android Device to PC ].

  • Turn off your device.
  • Now press and hold home+Power+Volume Up key.
  • Release the power button once you see the logo, but keep holding home and Volume up keys.
  • Now when you see Android logolet go both buttons.
  • Use the volume down button to navigate and highlight wipe data/factory reset.
  • Now use the power key to select the option.
  • You have to select ‘Yes‘ when you’ll be prompted for next menu.
  • Now wait for the process to be completed, once it’s done highlight ‘Reboot system now’ and press power button to select it.
  • All Done.

Galaxy S5 Not Getting Lollipop 5.1.1 Update:

If your device is not getting any through Kies or OTA. You need to factory reset your device. Once your device is fresh and clean. Head over to the settings and update through OTA. Also, you can connect to Kies and update your device.

However, if you have no luck after that. I would suggest that you should go to the nearest Samsung Service center.

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Galaxy S5 Update Notification Won’t Go Away:

I have faced this same issue on my Galaxy S7 edge. All you have to do is Wipe your cache partition. You can follow the method mentioned above.

That’s all. Please let us know how was your experience in the comment section.

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