In this post, you can download the Samsung Galaxy Combination firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Verizon SM-G900V.
- So, what is a Samsung combination firmware/combination ROM/flash file or what is it used for?
Just like the stock firmware of every Samsung phone, a combination firmware is also a stock firmware. It’s the factory firmware that is flashed to the compatible device for several reasons.
A Combination Firmware is professional service firmware/flash file. Also called a developer software, it is used to check all hardware features like back camera, front camera, sensors, RAM memory, ROM memory, screen/display etc via a service menu.
Uses of a Samsung combination firmware are:
- Removing of FRP(Factory Reset Protection)
- Restoring to factory defaults
- Enable ADB/Fastboot mode
- It enables the service menu to test the Samsung device.
- Combination file can be used to downgrade the android version.
- Fix the device does not have the key-DRK issue.
- Fix stuck or stopping in recovery mode.
- Combination firmware can fix a device stuck on the Samsung logo.
- Fix IMEI number
- Knox repair
- Change CSC of device
and other reasons.
Whatever you want to do with a combination firmware, make sure you flash the one that matches your device and also have the official working stock ROM to restore your device to its normal state for daily usage.
Flashing the combination files can be done via Samsung Odin Flashtool, Z3X Box, CM2 Samsung Module, Octoplus Box, Miracle Box and many more tools.
In summary, to flash the Samsung stock firmware or combination file, you need:
- Install the latest Samsung Android USB Drivers
- Download the latest or compatible version of Samsung Odin FlashTool or your favorite Samsung servicing too.
- Use the Samsung Firmware Flashing Tutorial
- To check the combination firmware compatibility
Samsung Galaxy S5 Verizon SM-G900V Combination Firmware File
The default zip password is: Firmwarex.Net or FirmwareX
How To Check Samsung Combination Firmware Compatibility/Codes
To help you understand how to use the right combination firmware for your device, here’s a quick guide. This will also help you on how to understand Samsung firmware numbers/codes.
E.g of a combination firmware is:
J710F – Shows the model of the device.
XX – Country/Region
U1A – Bootloader version. Very important
- OXA = CSC Build. CSC(Consumer Software Customization) denotes to a specific geographical region or carrier branding. You can find more Samsung CSC codes here.
FA70 – Tells you the Android version of the Combine firmware.
- FA90 – Android 9.0 Pie
- FA80 – Android 8.0 Oreo
- FA70 – Android 7.0 Nougat
- FA60 – Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- FA51 – Android 5.1 Lollipop
- FA50 – Android 5.0 Lollipop
- FA44 – Android 4.4 Kitkat
- FA43 – Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
- FAJP – Android Jelly Bean
- FTMA – Tizen OS
Q – Combination firmware year code
- A – 2001
- B – 2002
- C – 2003
- D – 2004
- E – 2005
- F – 2006
- G – 2007
- H – 2008
- I – 2009
- J – 2010
- K – 2011
- L – 2012
- M – 2013
- N – 2014
- O – 2015
- P – 2016
- Q – 2017
- R – 2018
- T – 2019
B – The month
- A – January
- B – February
- C – March
- D – April
- E – May
- F – June
- G – July
- H – August
- I – September
- J – October
- K – November
- L – December
3 – The software Revision number shows the revision of THE combination firmware.
- 1 – Revision 1
- 2 – Revision 2
- 3 – Revision 3
- 4 – Revision 4
- 5 – Revision 5
- 6 – Revision 6
- 7 – Revision 7
- 8 – Revision 8
- 9 – Revision 9
- A – Revision 10
- B – Revision 11
- C – Revision 12
- D – Revision 13
- E – Revision 14
- F – Revision 15
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