Samsung rolled out another new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop official firmware update for the Galaxy Note 4 devices. The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware comes with build number N910FXXS1COK4 for the Galaxy Note 4. Sure, it’s not primarily based off of newest Android 6.0 Marshmallow however it still will get classified as an update. It is expected, after the Marshmallow firmware leak for this similar variant that the following major build Samsung releases will consist Marshmallow. Until then, it’s best to update your Galaxy Note 4 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop build number N910FXXS1COK4 that comes with new security patches and bugs fixes.
Additionally, an updated Smart Manager app is also available in system apps. This update is currently available via Samsung KIES and OTA in a few regions but if you are from a certain country where the update is not yet pushed out and you can’t wait for this firmware version to be officially released in your country, then we have a detailed guide on how to update Galaxy Note 4 to stock XXS1COK4 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop manually on N910F. In this guide we’ll use Odin flashing tool to flash the official XXS1COK4 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 4 N910F.
XXS1COK4 Android 5.1.1 Firmware Details:
|Model name||GALAXY Note 4|
|Build date||Tue, 17 Nov 2015 07:11:19 +0000|
This guide containing the N910FXXS1COK4 Android Lollipop 5.1.1 based firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Note 4 N910F. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device before proceeding to the installation guide.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 N910F during or after the installation of N910FXXS1COK4 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy Note 4, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve properly installed the Galaxy Note 4 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Note 4 by navigate to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after the installation of the official Android 5.1.1 XXS1COK4 update it will be lost.
- The custom recovery will be replaced by the stock version.
- If the Galaxy Note 4 is rooted then after installing the official firmware, it will no longer belong to a rooted version.
- Check the battery level of your Note 4, it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Install Stock Android 5.1.1 XXS1COK4 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 4 N910F:
Step No 1:- First, download the N910FXXS1COK4 Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware file and Odin tool (Odin3_v3.09.zip) for your Galaxy Note 4 on the desktop of the PC from the above given links.
Step No 2:- Extract the Android 5.1.1 firmware file to get .tar.md5 extension and also extract the Odin .zip file as well.
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy Note 4 to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Turn ON the phone by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons at the same time.
Step No 5:- Launch Odin3 v3.09 on the PC (as Administrator).
Step No 6:- As the Galaxy Note 4 is currently in Download Mode, connect it with PC and wait for a while till Odin detects it. If the drivers are installed correctly then the ID: COM box will turn light blue and “Added” message will be appear in Odin after phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7:- In Odin, click on the AP button and navigate to the firmware file that you’ve already extracted and placed on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 8:- Ensure that you’ve checked Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options and the Re-Partition option must be unchecked.
Step No 9:- In Odin, click on the Start button to begin the installation process that may take a few minutes to completed.
Step No 10:- Once the flashing process is finished, the Galaxy Note 4 N910F will be automatically rebooted.
Step No 11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.
That’s All! You’ve installed the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop stock build on the Galaxy Note 4 successfully.
Tell us in the comments section below if you have any query or trouble while installing this stock Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware on your Galaxy Note 4.