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Hi, so i just bought my samsung galaxy s5 gold from shanghai, and i just found out that it is based on a chinese android firmware without google apps, what i really need lol, so i looked around and didn't find anything really, can anyone help me ? can i like put an european firmware ? or put a custom firmware where i can find french language available and gapps ?
 
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Hi, so i just bought my samsung galaxy s5 gold from shanghai, and i just found out that it is based on a chinese android firmware without google apps, what i really need lol, so i looked around and didn't find anything really, can anyone help me ? can i like put an european firmware ? or put a custom firmware where i can find french language available and gapps ?
Yes you can cahnge your firmware with other one but you need to know what model is... for example is SM-G900F...., after this you need to enter on samsung-updates.com and search your device, after this look at wath region you want to have that firmewall..., after this press dowload and choose your link to be downloaded... After you download the firmewall you need to flash in your device with odin3... for falsh I recomand you to look on youtube....

First step search...
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I recomand to you to use france. germany or europe, UK firmewalls/roms because I used this and are goods...

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Hi, so i just bought my samsung galaxy s5 gold from shanghai, and i just found out that it is based on a chinese android firmware without google apps, what i really need lol, so i looked around and didn't find anything really, can anyone help me ? can i like put an european firmware ? or put a custom firmware where i can find french language available and gapps ?
Sounds like a write-off. I quite sure you bought a fake phone.
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Yes you can cahnge your firmware with other one but you need to know what model is... for example is SM-G900F...., after this you need to enter on samsung-updates.com and search your device, after this look at wath region you want to have that firmewall..., after this press dowload and choose your link to be downloaded... After you download the firmewall you need to flash in your device with odin3... for falsh I recomand you to look on youtube....

First step search...
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I recomand to you to use france. germany or europe, UK firmewalls/roms because I used this and are goods...

And the last step press the download button and choose from what mirror you want to download....
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thank you, it would be helpful if my firmware showed something like yours ! mines is SM-G9006V. and this is what i had.
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thank you, it would be helpful if my firmware showed something like yours ! mines is SM-G9006V. and this is what i had.
Now you need to download one of that... and flash with odin A yes and you can change your language from settings to french

If that not work maybe you have a Samsung Galaxy S5 only for china... and I don't know what you need to do...
 
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Sounds like a write-off. I quite sure you bought a fake phone.
no it's an original one since i bought it from a real samsung boutique !
 
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no it's an original one since i bought it from a real samsung boutique !
Found this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2738617
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Yes but i don't know how to install it ! can you help ? when i download the file it's a .zip file and Odin don't accept these files.
 
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Guess you will need custom recovery.

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Yes but i don't know how to install it ! can you help ? when i download the file it's a .zip file and Odin don't accept these files.
You have to extract it first. Then you have to press pda on Odin and select the file you extracted it should end with . Md5 or .tar. After ghat you wait for Odin to check it and press start.

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