If you are using Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 then a good news for you is - Now you can upgrade your device manually to the latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.
Yes, this is not a rumor. Actually, the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware has leaked and most of the Samsung Galaxy S4 users with model number GT-I9500 have already updated their devices with this latest firmware.
This new update has came with several exclusive features and attractive users experience of Android 5.0. Similar kind of features was only available for Nexus devices or high-range Android smartphones, but thanks to recently leaked Android 5.0.1 firmware now the users of Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 can enjoy these features too.
In today's tutorial, i will explain - how to install Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 with the help of leaked Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware:
Update Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Step (1): First of all, Download the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Firmware update to your PC and extract the downloaded zip file.
Step (2): Next, Download Odin v3.10 and extract the zip file.
Step (3): Now, boot your Galaxy S4 device into Download Mode. To do so, turn OFF your device and turn it ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home keys + Power button simultaneously to enter your device in the Download Mode
Step (4): After that, connect you Galaxy S4 phone to your PC with the USB cable and open the ODIN application (Odin v3.10) on your desktop.
Step (5): Next, go to the Odin window and add extracted firmware files (Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware) in respective buttons. For example a screenshot is shown below:
Step (6): In Odin window, make sure that you have selected only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time check boxes. The Re-Partition box is unchecked in Odin.
Important note: Re-Partition box must be checked only if you select a .PIT file.
Step (7): Now, click the Start button to run the flashing process on your Galaxy S4 device.
Step (8): Once the updating process is completed, you will view the RESET! or PASS! message on ODIN window.
Step (9): After that, your Galaxy S4 device will reboot automatically. that's it !
You have successfully updated your Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 to I9500ZCUJOA3 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware. To verify this firmware update, go to Settings --> About device.
Few days back, this Lollipop firmware is leaked in China and Galaxy S4 users found it so useful to update their Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop.
Follow the above mentioned steps carefully and enjoy the new experience of Android Lollipop on your Galaxy S4 GT-I9500.