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Updating phone firmware

As a precautionary measure, it's good practice to back up your data such as contacts and photos.

Firmware updates provide important updates and security patches and sometimes improve the stability of mobile phones.

Unfortunately, about two years into the device's lifetime you might see updates becoming rarer.

There are no obligations from the manufacturers to support updates for older models.

In the case of devices like the Samsung Galaxy S5 which won't be getting an official Android Nougat update, you might even turn to custom ROMs like Lineage OS.1.

Locate a ROMThe first step to performing a manual update is locating a ROM that you want to install on your device.

Well ofcourse I'm going to have to update it myself.

But i'm assuming this can just go through the phone itself?

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