How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 Update Failed Issue?

A South Korean giant smartphone manufacturer Samsung always comes with something new as far as the new launching is concerned. It always tries to fulfill the customer’s expectation in every field. It is one of the smartphone companies who regularly provide OS updates to their users. Same way, sometimes ago, the Galaxy S5 users were also getting an update to their OS. But, many of the S5 users claimed that Samsung Galaxy S5 Update Failed without no reason. So, for this case, what should be the main reason? 

However, You do not need to think about it because here we will discuss the same thing in the discussion. Not only you, but there are also many users along with you who have faced such issue. Some of them also have found that the download for the update can easily be done on S5. But, when it comes to the installation, it ends with some error message. For that, various reasons cause such issue while you are trying to update the latest OS. So, to resolve it, here we will discuss the most probable reason for that and also its solution.

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 Update Failed Issue?

Here, we are to discuss How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 Update Failed Issue. In which, we will mention the most likely reason of that and its solution also. In the discussion, the points 1, 2, and 3 represent the issue that you might face during the installation. To solve it, just read that points thoroughly and you will get the appropriate solution to solve it. Let’s have a look at the entire discussion to keep solving the Samsung Galaxy S5 Update Failed Issue.


How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S5 Update Failed Issue-

S5 Update Installation is Interrupted

We know, Samsung regularly provides OS update to all their users. By using which, the users will easily get an access to the new features of the latest OS. To take a joy of it, all the users have just to install the update on their device. But, as we have mentioned, many users might face such issues while doing so. And mostly, they are ended up with an error message as Installation was Interrupted. The same thing has also happened with Galaxy S5 users while updating the OS.

So, before going to the solution, let’s take a look why the OS installation interrupts.

Mostly, all the users claimed that they could easily download the update as it comes. But, at the time of installing it on the device, the device gets automatically turned off. After turning on the device, you mainly ends with an error message Installation was Interrupted. Once, this message comes, you may not be able to do anything. But, there is one thing, that you can apply. For that, look at the below solution.


Whenever you are ending up with an error message, then, first of all, you should check the storage space. Due to the lack of memory space, sometimes, the system may not allow updating the OS. One thing that you should remember is that at the time of updating OS, must be 4 to 7 GB space available. If you have less than that in your internal storage, you may face such issues and get an error message.

Sometimes, the cache memory also causes such issue. So, it is beneficial to you if you delete the cache memories of all the apps. To do so, go to the Settings >> Application Manager >> Choose an app >> Clear Cache Memory.

S5 Update Can’t be Detected

Some Galaxy S5 users also have complained that their device does not detect any update. Whenever they are checking for the updates, they end up with the message “Your system is currently up to date. This kind of question is mostly asked by the users who have bought second hand Galaxy S5.

Now, to solve the same, below solution will be helpful to you.


At the time of buying the second-hand device, you must check the device is not rooted. If you have bought a rooted mobile, then the chances of this issue will be high. So, as a user, it is your responsibility to check about that. To get regular updates make sure that the S5 is running on the existing version that comes with the device.

At that time, you can also take help from factory data reset process. All you just need to do is perform the factory data reset process. Before that, do not forget to take backup of your stored data.

S5 Update Icon Logo Remains Constant

Sometimes, you should see the S5 Update Icon Logo on the notification bar, even after upgrading the OS. For most of the users, it is always irritating to continuously see something like logo even after doing it.

So, they are asking that how to throw this S5 Update Icon Logo away? To keep away it, take a help from below-listed solution.


Mainly this type issue comes when your device is running with some problems in it. At that time, the best way that we can suggest is to Factory Reset. Just perform the process properly and the issue will resolve. For that, just boot your Samsung Galaxy S5 into Recovery Mode. Then, perform Wipe Cache Partition. Wait till the completion of the process. Let the device turn on again. Now, you may not see the S5 Update Icon Logo on your device.

But, before preparing for the process, one thing you should keep in mind is the data backup. If you forget to do so, then you may lose all the data that has been stored in the device.

In the end, we hope that you have enjoyed this full discussion. We also hope that you will get an adequate solution to solve the Samsung Galaxy S5 Update Failed Issue. If it can help you by solving the issue, do not forget to share it with other users of S5.

Also, so let us know your views regarding the discussion like it is helpful or not. If yes, then how? and if not, then why? We will appreciate your valuable comments in the comments section below.

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Last Updated On: October 18, 2017

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