Android 5.0.1 Lollipop I9500XXUHPI1 Firmware update for Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 in India

s4Great news for all Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 users. Samsung just lately rolled the new Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500. While the device by default run the Android 4.4 Kikat, now it can be further be upgraded to the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OS. This new firmware is about to add a number of new features on your S4 that will drag your device into superiority, both in terms of features and specification.

Better you can experience the features on your Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 once you have upgraded your Android device to the next version of OS. To start updating your Smartphone right now using the manual update, follow the steps properly as stated below.

Make sure to check your device name and model properly before initiating the update, as the update is exclusively meant for the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 and implementing the same in other Android devices might brick your device or create bugs in it. Remember, TechGipsy will not remain responsible for any sort of issues created in your device due to the update process.


  1. All important data and files of your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 should be provided a good backup before this update since the update might erase all your important data.
  2. A computer and original USB cable should be kept ready for use.
  3. Your PC must be pre-loaded with the Samsung USB drivers since the drivers will help you connect your S4 to your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung.
  4. The USB debugging option should be enabled by following the steps Menu > Settings > Applications.
  5. To ensure if your USB debugging is enabled, navigate and tap on Developer Options. Don’t forget to disable the USB Debugging option post update.
  6. Most importantly keep your phone battery fully charged. If it is not fully charged, at least maintain a minimum of 70% power back up before starting the update.

Steps to Update

  1. First, download (India) the Android 5.0.1 file for your Samsung S4 and extract it on your Computer. Now download Odin
  2. Then boot your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 into download mode by first powering off the Android device and then pressing its Volume Down button, Power Button and Home Button simultaneously. Thereafter press the Power Button again after a warning message appear on your screen, to put your device into download mode.
  3. Now connect the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 to the PC via USB cable.
  4. The bottom-left corner of Odin will display a message after the connection of the Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 to your PC is successful.
  5. Now launch Odin on your PC, press “AP/PDA” in Odin and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted Marshmallow folder. Make sure that re-partition option is unchecked.
  6. Next, select the “Auto-reboot” option in Odin and press the “Start” button. The update process will take around 10-15 minutes. Wait still your Galaxy S4 restarts

Related: How to Update Samsung Galaxy J7 to official Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Firmware

Fantastic!! You are now all done. It’s time to detect the changes that your device underwent post update. So start browsing your Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 Smartphone and let’s know about the changes. If faced any problems in the update process, feel free to ping us back in the comment section. We shall try to find out some solution for you. For further tech news, android updates and rooting, keep visiting TechGipsy

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