• Custom ROMs
  • [Official] Galaxy S5 CM14.1 Nightly with Android 7.1 Nougat for all variants — Global, Verizon, Sprint and US Cellular

    The Samsung Galaxy S5 won’t be getting the Android 7.0 update officially from Samsung or Verizon or Sprint or any other carrier worldover. But thanks CyanogenMod team you can still get the latest and greatest of Android running on your S5 just fine with the release of official CM14.1 nightlies for the device. CM14.1 nightlies are […]

  • Tips
  • Download Galaxy S5 Firmware (G900AUCS4DPH3 and G900VVRU2DPG2 OTA added)

    Note: We’re mentioning the latest firmwares added to this page in the list below. Please find the download links for these firmwares in the relevant section below. G900AUCS4DPH4 G900VVRU2DPG2 Update [October 18, 2016]: Verizon released a new update yesterday for the Galaxy S5, identified as G900VVRU2DPG2 build. The update is also available as an OTA for download, […]

  • News
  • [Update: Galaxy Note 3] Verizon releases Stagefright Fix for Galaxy S5, Note 4, Note edge and Nexus 6

    We know you’re always late to Android update parties every year, Verizon. But we didn’t expect you to come late even when matters are pretty serious. The Stagefright vulnerability has put millions of Android users at risk out there. Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T have all pushed out a patch (a week ago) for the Android security bug to most […]

  • News
  • Remove Bloatware/Pre-installed crap from Verizon Galaxy S5 OD5 firmware with DeBloater tool

    Developer muniz_ri has just released yet another de-bloat tool, and this time it’s for the Verizon Galaxy S5 running on the latest OD5 build for the device. The tool let’s you completely remove all those unwanted pre-installed apps that Verizon and Samsung together put on your phone, to make it miserable. The DeBloater tool requires root access, so make […]

  • Recovery
  • How to access Safestrap Recovery on Verizon Galaxy S5 Lollipop update easily without Odin

    On Verizon Galaxy S5 sets running Lollipop update, even if you have the Safestrap recovery installed, you cannot access it easily unless you flash the KitKat kernel. For the locked bootloader devices like Verizon Galaxy S5 (and most of other Verizon Android devices), you cannot simply unlock the bootloader and flash TWRP recovery. Instead, your […]