Galaxy S5 stock firmware is the term for applications and also the OS that handles how this device operate, it’s kept in the internal memory storage, it can be written or flashed with a tool like Odin or Heimdall, the stock firmware is released by Samsung. In case you frequently mods or flash custom ROMs on your S5, then you should have a stock firmware, just in case if one day your Smartphone failed to boot or even soft bricked.
Besides being used to recover from disaster, the Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V) stock firmware is also useful when you simply desire to back to stock from custom ROM, since it can be used to bring back our device software to the original condition just like the first time you take it out of the box.
As described previously, the stock firmware can be flashed to the Samsung Galaxy S5 by using a tool like Odin (Windows only) or (Win, Mac OSX and Linux). With the help of this tool, the stored firmware will be replaced with the new one.
Verizon Galaxy S5 stock firmware for Odin
At the moment Samsung Galaxy S5 already for sale around the globe with a different model number, but Verizon variants only available in the US, you can observe it by looking to Settings -> About look at the Model number.
Below is a list of SM-G900V firmware:
|1||SM-G900V||Verizon Wireless US||G900VVRU1ANCG||4.4.2 (KitKat)||March 31, 2014|
In order to stay away from troubles, ensure you download the right firmware that match with the model number of your device, and never use a firmware that isn’t built for your S5.