How to Upgrade Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500FU to Android Lollipop 5.0.2

September 22, 2015 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Firmware.

Update or Install Android Lollipop 5.0.2 Firmware on Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500FU.  The firmware available for downloading  ( Update September 21, 2015 at ).  You can download your Galaxy A5 SM-A500FU firmware at the page, available for some countries. How to Root for Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500FU is the separated post, this post only for upgrading to Android Lollipop 5.0.2.

One of the Firmware A5 SM-A500FU, make sure your device is unlocked. Download the firmware for your country at the link above there are some countries available.

Model SM-A500FU
Model name GALAXY A5
Country Luxembourg
Version Android 5.0.2
Changelist 5583861
Build date Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:17:15 +0000
Product code LUX

How to install Lollipop 5.0.2 on Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500FU:

  1. Extract (unzip) the firmware file Download at
  2. Download Odin v3.09
  3. Extract Odin ZIP file
  4. Open Odin v.3.09
  5. Reboot Phone in Download Mode ( Turn Power off the phone, Press and hold Volume Down key and Home key, While pressing these keys press and hold Power key, Release all key when Download Mode / Odin Mode appears )
  6. Connect the phone to PC with USB Cable Data, then Press and release Volume Up key
  7. Wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  8. Add the firmware file to AP / PDA
  9. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
  10. Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes

If you got Boot Loop after update samsung firmware read this How to Fix Boot Loop After Update Samsung Android Firmwares


If you upgrade the firmware using the firmware that is not from your region, and you get an error message. That means the firmware is not suitable for your Samsung.

If the firmware can not be upgraded to your device It means, they do not support your device.  All the impact is its own responsibility

Sample screenshot ODIN

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