The Lollipop 5.0 update has been released for the Galaxy Note 4 model number SM-N910F (European Variant) by Samsung. Galaxy Note 4 is a high-end specification Samsung’s flagship device that comes with a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor. Previously this upgrade was rolled out for the users in South Korea and Poland having model SM-N910C and now Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is available for users in Germany with build number N910FXXU1BOB4. So if you are from Germany then here is a good news for you that the update is live on the Kies server, so just connect your Galaxy Note 4 to the Samsung Kies server to get the latest stock firmware.
Galaxy Note 3 users will also be happy to know that they can get the Android 5.0 Lollipop on their devices as Android Lollipop stock firmware has also being released for Note 3 (SM-N9005) LTE in Poland, UK (Vodafone), Germany, Romania and Czech Republic. You can manually check the software update by navigating to Settings > About phone or it is also expected that you might get the OTA notification on your Note 3 soon. But if you from any other regions or can’t wait for the OTA notification on your device then here we’ve a step-by-step guide that how to update Galaxy Note 3 LTE (N9005) and Note 4 (N910F) to Android 5.0 Lollipop manually.
Galaxy Note 4 Firmware Details N910FXXU1BOB4:
- Model name: Galaxy Note 4
- Model: SM-N910F
- Country: Germany
- Version: Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
- Changelist: 4144221
- Build date: 6 February
- Product code: DBT
- PDA: N910FXXU1BOB4
- CSC: N910FOXA1BOB4
- MODEM: N910FXXU1BOB4
Galaxy Note 3 LTE Firmware Details N9005XXUGBOA5:
- Model name: Galaxy Note 3 LTE
- Model: SM-N9005
- Country: Poland
- Version; Android 5.0 Lollipop
- Changelist: 3643614
- Build date: 20 January
- Product code: XEO
- PDA: N9005XXUGBOA5
- CSC: N9005XEOGBOA4
- MODEM: N9005XXUGBOA1
This guide containing the official Android Lollipop update download links are working with Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910F) and Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) only. Do not try to install these firmwares on any other or incorrect variants, as a result the device might gets bricked.
AndroidXDA.net will not be responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Note 3 LTE (N9005) or Galaxy Note 4 (N910F) while upgrading to Android 5.0 Lollipop manually. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a backup of all your important data and settings on your device using a recommended custom recovery like CWM or TWRP.
- Download and install correct USB Drivers for the Galaxy Note 3/4 on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the device by going to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- Your Galaxy Note 3/4 should be unlocked.
- After installing stock update, the custom ROM will be lost and it will replace custom recovery with a stock version.
- After the installation of this official firmware, your Galaxy S4 will no longer belong to a rooted version.
- Check the battery level of your Note, it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download Android 5.0.1 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 4
- Download Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 3 LTE
- Download Odin v3.09
Steps To Update Galaxy Note 3/ Note 4 to Official Android 5.0 Lollipop Firmware:
Follow the given instructions to install Android Lollipop firmware on your Note 4/Note 3:
Step No 1:- First, download the Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware and Odin tool .zip files on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2:- Now unzip Lollipop firmware .zip file with few other optional files.
Step No 3:- Also, extract the Odin tool .zip file to get Odin3 v.3.09.exe.
Step No 4:- Next, turn off your Galaxy Note in order to boot it into Download Mode.
Step No 5:- Put your device into Download Mode. To do so, turn it ON by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons altogether for a few seconds.
Step No 6:- Run Odin tool on your computer (As Administrator).
Step No 7:- While the Galaxy Note 3/4 is in Download Mode, plug it with the PC via USB data cable. Odin will detect the device in a while. The ID: COM port will turn light blue with COM port number in Odin, once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 8:- In Odin, click on AP button and navigate to the extracted firmware file and select it.
Step No 9:- Remember to check Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options and Re-Partition option must be unchecked in Odin.
Step No 10:- Finally, click on the Start button to begin the installation process on your Galaxy Note 3 or Note 4 to update it to Stock Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware. This flashing process will take some time, so be patient till the process is successfully completed.
Step No 11:- After the installation is successfully completed, the device will be rebooted automatically.
Step No 12:- Now, disconnect your phone after displaying home screen.
That’s All! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy Note 3 or Galaxy Note 4 with the stock Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware.
Do let us know in the comments area below if you have any query or trouble while updating your Galaxy Note 4 or Note 3 to the 5.0 Lollipop Android OS.