The latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update has been rolled out for the Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900) devices by Samsung. This update is available for the Galaxy Note 3 owners in India as Android 5.0 OTA update was released for the Galaxy Note 3 (T-Mobile) recently. So if you’ve Samsung Galaxy Note 3 then you can now update it to this latest OTA update with build number N900XXUEBOB2 using OTA and Samsung KIES as well.
Indian users can get this update by navigating to notification area but if you are from any other region then don’t worry if you can’t access the firmware via official sources (OTA & KIES) because we have a step-by-step guide on how to get Android 5.0 N900XXUEBOB2 Lollipop update on the Note 3 manually. Go ahead and read the firmware details first given below:
Firmware Details (Android 5.0 N900XXUEBOB2)
- Model: SM-N900
- Model name: GALAXY Note 3
- Country: India
- Version: Android 5.0
- Changelist: 4115321
- Build date: Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:41:02 +0000
- Product code: INU
- PDA: N900XXUEBOB2
- CSC: N900ODDEBOB1
This tutorial having instructions and the firmware download link is only working with the Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 (International Variant). Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. As a result your device might gets bricked. Check the model number of your Note 3 first.
AndroidXDA.net will not be responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred into your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 during or after the installation of Android 5.0 N900XXUEBOB2 Lollipop update. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Backup all your existing data and settings on the Note 3 before starting the installation process via Google Sync service etc.
- Download and install correct USB Drivers
- Enable USB Debugging mode on the device from Settings > Developer Options
- Verify the battery level of your Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900), it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to installation guide.
Steps to Update Galaxy Note 3 to Android 5.0 N900XXUEBOB2 Official Lollipop Firmware using Odin 3.09:
Follow the given instructions to start updating the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-900 to the latest official Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware:
Step No 1:- Download and extract the Android 5.0 N900XXUEBOB2 Lollipop Firmware .zip file from the above link on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2:- Also extract the Odin flashing tool and you’ll get Odin3 v.3.09.exe.
Step No 3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy Note 3 in order to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4:- Turn it ON by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons at the same time.
Step No 5:- Launch Odin tool on the PC as Administrator.
Step No 6:- Now plug your Galaxy Note 3 with the PC via its USB data cable. If the USB drivers are properly installed on the PC then Odin will detect the device in a while and the ID: COM will turn light blue with COM port number in Odin.
Step No 7:- In Odin, click on AP button, find the firmware file which you have extracted previously and select it.
Step No 8:- Make sure that you’ve checked Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options in Odin and the Re-Partition option must be unchecked. Do not load the PIT file inside the firmware zip file as it will re-partition the device.
Step No 9:- Finally, click the Start button to begin the installation process in Odin. This process will take some time. Wait for the firmware flashing to finished.
Step No 10:- The Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900 will be rebooted automatically once the process is completed.
Step No 11:- Unplug the phone from the PC after the home-screen appears after rebooting.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy Note 3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop update with the latest official build N900XXUEBOB2 using ODIN.
Do let us know in the comments area if you have issues or queries while installing Android 5.0 update on your Galaxy Note 3.