Android 5.0.1 Lollipop XXUHOB7 Firmware rolled for Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505

In my previous article, I let you know the Step to flash Android 5.0 Official Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900FD. Now I bring you the step-by-step guide to update your Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505 with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop XXUHOB7 firmware using the Odin method. The task is easy and will help you fix the present bugs in your Smartphone and will bless you with a number of new features that will multiply your Android Lollipop experience. But to perform the task you need to follow a step-by-step guide that I have mentioned below. Just follow this article and within a few minutes you will successfully flash the new firmware to your Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505.

If you are a proud owner of the awesome Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505 Smartphone and want to further upgrade it to the new firmware, then we have two options for you. Since this is an official update so you will get an OTA update notification in your device to update it further. Post getting the notification just click on it to download and follow the appearing instructions on the screen to update it further. But if you are a user who want not to wait anymore, then you can follow the manual update method. But before that you need to fill certain conditions, otherwise called pre-requirements for this update. Take a keen look on the requirements here.

Warning

Double check the Name and model of your device before initiating the update since this guide is meant only for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505 handset and implementing the procedure in other devices might hard brick your device. Anyways, TechGipsy will not remain responsible for any sort of damage or data loss that your device might undergo during the installation process. So proceed only if you understand what you do.

Pre-requisites

  • All important data and files of your Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505 Smartphone should be provided a good back-up before this update since the update is supposed to erase your important data.
  • A computer and original USB cable should be kept ready for use.
  • Your PC must be pre-loaded with the Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505 drivers since the drivers will help you connect your Smartphone to your PC. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung.
  • The USB debugging option should be enabled by following the steps Menu > Settings > Applications.
  • 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.
  • Most importantly keep your phone battery fully charged. If it is not fully charged, at least maintain a minimum of 75% power back up before starting the update.

Steps to Update

  • First of all download the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop XXUHOB7.zip file {United Kingdom, United Kingdom (Black Edition)} for your Galaxy S4 LTE Smartphone and extract it on the desktop of your Computer. Now download Odin v3.09.zip.
  • Then Put your Galaxy S4 LTE into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing its Volume Down button, Power Button and Home Button simultaneously. Thereafter press the Volume UP Button again after a warning message appear on your screen, to put your handset into download mode.
  • Then launch Odin on your PC and connect the Galaxy S4 LTE to your PC via USB.The button-left corner of Odin will display a message after the connection of the Galaxy device to your PC is successful.
  • Now launch Odin on your PC, press “AP/ADB” in Odin and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted 5.0.1 zip folder. Make sure that re-partition option is unticked.
  • Next select the “Auto-reboot” option in Odin and press the “Start” button. The update process will take around 4-5 minutes. Wait still your Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505 restarts.

And Congratulations! You are now successfully done with the updating your Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE GT-I9505 Smartphone with the newest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware. Go ahead and experience the latest Lollipop features in your Galaxy device. In case of any issues, get back to us via the comment section. For further tech news, android updates and rooting, keep visiting TechGipsy.

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