Install Official Android 5.0.1 Lollipop LRX22C Build on Galaxy S4

The first official Android 5.0.1 Lollipop with build number LRX22C is now available to install on Galaxy S4 GT-I9500. This is a good news for the Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 owners that they can now update their devices to this latest LRX22C build. Thanks to the blackcat67 (XDA Developers senior member) for uploading the leaked Lollipop firmware for Galaxy S4 to update ahead of its official release from Samsung.

This firmware has been tested by many S4 users and they reported that all of the basic features such as Wi-Fi, network data, Bluetooth, sensors and NFC etc are working well and it is also compatible with the other variants of Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500, GT-I9502, GT-I9508 and the GT-I9508v except GT-I9505 (Snapdragon 600). So if you have Galaxy S4 device and want to get this latest build on it then we’ve a detailed guide on how to install this official firmware by following the given instructions.

Update Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop official build LRX22C

Note:

This guide containing Android 5.0.1 LRX22C firmware is working with Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500, GT-I9502, GT-I9508, GT-I9508v) variants only. Flashing an incorrect firmware on any other device may brick your phone. You can check the device’s model number by going to Settings > About Phone.

Warning:

AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage or mishap happened to your device before or after updating Android 5.0.1 Lollipop build LRX22C on your Galaxy S4. Proceed at your own risk.

Before Getting Started:

  • Make sure to take a proper backup of all your data and settings before proceeding to the installation guide. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data on the phone.
  • Download and install the correct Galaxy S4 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode by going to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Your Galaxy S4 must be factory unlocked.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy S4, it should be charged at least about 70%.

Required Files:

Steps to Update Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop official build LRX22C:

Step No 1:- First of all, download Android 5.0.1 build LRX22C (GT-I9500.7z) and Odin v3.10 zip files on the desktop of your PC.

Step No 2:- Now extract the (GT-I9500.7z) and Odin v3.10 file.

Step No 3:- Boot your Galaxy S4 into Download Mode, to do so, first, turn OFF the device and then turn it ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home keys at the same time. Tap Power key until you see the construction Android robot icon with a triangle on the phone’s screen. Finally, tap on Power key once again to enter into Download Mode.

Step No 4:- Run Odin flashing tool (As Administrator) and plug the device with your computer while it is in Download Mode.

Step No 5:- One of the ID: COM boxes will turns yellow once the device connects successfully but this process may take a while. So be patient.

Step No 6:- In Odin, click on the AP button and select the file that you’ve extracted in Step No 2.

Step No 7:- Make sure that you’ve checked the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options and the Re-Partition option is unchecked in Odin.

Note:- Re-Partition Option must be checked ONLY if you select a .PIT file.

Step No 8:- Now begin the flashing process by clicking on the Start button in Odin. This installation process might take some time.

Step No 9:- Reboot your Galaxy S4 after installation is completed. Disconnect the S4 from the PC once the homescreen appears.

Step No 10:- If you want to install Gapps package also using a custom Recovery (CWM or TWRP) then download the Google Apps package from the above given link and transfer it to the SD Card or internal memory of the phone.

Step No 11:- Boot the Galaxy S4 in to Recovery Mode and install the .zip file. How To?

Done! You’ve successfully installed Android 5.0.1 build LRX22C official firmware on Samsung Galaxy S4.

Let us know in the comments section below if you need any help or have a query regarding the above given guide while installing Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Official Firmware on Galaxy S4.

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18 Comments
  1. Reply
    shaheer January 24, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    gapps is not downloading plss help or give a link

    • Reply
      Aamir Jamal January 24, 2015 at 2:10 pm

      @Shaheer, Gapps link has been fixed. Please check it now to get pa_gapps-modular-pico-5.0.1-BETA12-20150116-signed.zip

      • Reply
        San May 9, 2015 at 10:52 am

        File had been deleted again. Please help

  2. Reply
    ronn January 31, 2015 at 12:32 am

    should i do a factory data rest,that whena i extract the gapps in my s4 to work properly or what?! cuz ottherwise there is a glitch (erorr) that isnt installing properly

  3. Reply
    Chaly Asta January 31, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    Is this ROM from china?

    • Reply
      Aamir Jamal March 2, 2015 at 1:45 am

      Model: GT-I9500
      Model name: GALAXY S4
      Country: Russia
      Version: Android 5.0.1
      Changelist 3943544
      Build date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:49:42 +0000
      Product code: SER
      PDA: I9500XXUHOA7
      CSC: I9500SERHOA7
      MODEM: I9500XXUHOA7

  4. Reply
    Chaly Asta January 31, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    the gapps not working ,failed to verivy signature,how to fix,did you know?

  5. Reply
    Vikram February 2, 2015 at 6:22 am

    I installed this Rom. Neither I get clockworkmod recovery not any other recovery mode. Also google apps is not installing. Struck on this incomplete Rom. Please help install recovery/gapps or roll back to 4.4.2. Urgent help required.

  6. Reply
    ally February 16, 2015 at 1:25 am

    android link isn’t working! please fix it.

  7. Reply
    Martin March 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    ROM link not working, “file deleted”. Can you reupload it?

    • Reply
      Aamir Jamal March 2, 2015 at 1:43 am

      @Martin, thanks for informing Martin. The ROM link has been updated.

  8. Reply
    brd April 1, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    the download links not working.
    This rom is compatible with the S4 i9502 ?

  9. Reply
    fanasina89 April 21, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    is it compatible with i9502 variant? the china unicom model on the basis.
    thank you

  10. Reply
    Luqman April 24, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    The file Android 5.0.1 build LRX22C (GT-I9500.7z) can also be used for gt-19508? Or I have to use another one which is compatible to mine ?

  11. Reply
    San May 9, 2015 at 10:52 am

    File gapp had been removed. Please help

  12. Reply
    Aamir Jamal May 9, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Hello @San. Please check the gapps link now.

  13. Reply
    khalid raza August 9, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    i have a ROM from china
    Model: GT-I9508
    Model name: GALAXY S4
    Country: not know (but now i am using it in pakistan)
    Version: Android 4.2.2
    Baseband Version 19508ZMUAMG1
    Build NUMBER; JDQ39.19508ZMUAMG1
    2013.07.02
    KERNEL VERSION 3.4.0-465829

  14. Reply
    khalid raza August 9, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    CAN I UPDATED MY PHONE TO THIS VERSION LOLIPOP 5 OR CAN I REMOVE THE CHINESE FROM MY THIS PHONE

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