Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G531H to Android Lollipop

September 29, 2015 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Firmware.

Update or Install Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G531H to Android Lollipop. The firmware available for downloading http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/database/SM-G531H/.  You can download your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G531H firmware at the page, available for some countries. How to Root for Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G531H is the separated post, this post only for upgrading to Android Lollipop.

One of the Firmware Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G531H, make sure your device is unlocked. Download the firmware for your country at the link above.  There are some countries available.

Model SM-G531H
Model name
Country Saudi Arabia ( check firmware for your country )
Version Android 5.1.1
Changelist 801304
Build date Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:19:43 +0000
Product code ACR

How to install Android Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850F:

  1. Extract (unzip) the firmware file. Download at http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/database/SM-G531H/
  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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6 comments on “Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G531H to Android Lollipop

  1. Arshad says:

    Device Model Name – Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime VE (SM-G531H)
    Country – Saudi Arabia

    I buy this phone from saudi arabia but when i come to my home to INDIA,
    when i put india carrier SIM card it ask for “SIM NETWORK UNLOCK CODE”.

    I want to know that if i flash my phone with india firmware …
    it will remove the SIM lock or not.
    or any other country firmware will remove this code.

    If not then what is the other method to remove SIM NETWORK LOCK from my phone.

    Please help me ………at the earliest…at the same email address.

    Thank You

  2. Arshad says:

    I have successfully update firmware by Odin but after update all the secret codes are not working…like
    for IMEI *#06*, *#1234#, *#2222# etc….
    IMEI is showing in setting<<AboutDevise << Status
    but on showning by *#06#.

    What is the solution <<…..plesase help me…

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