Check in here how to manually update Galaxy Note 3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop official firmware – Guide
Samsung has rolled out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Galaxy Note 3 users via OTA. The update with XXUGBOB6 as build number is available for Galaxy Note 3 N9005 Snapdragon 800 variant and the update with build number XXUEBOB2 is available for Galaxy Note 3 N900. The update is being rolled out via OTA and it might take some time before it rolls out to your Galaxy Note 3.
If you are the one who is waiting for the Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 3 and can’t wait till the update arrives to your device via OTA, then you can manually update Galaxy Note 3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop by following the steps listed below.
Before proceeding make a note that it is the official release from Samsung and it won’t root your device, instead it can unroot your device if it is already rooted. Also follow the below listed pre-requisites to prepare Galaxy Note 3 for the update process.
- The Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware listed in this guide are supported by Galaxy Note 3 N900 and N9005.
- Backup your important data to a safe place.
Backup & Restore SMS
Backup & Restore Contacts
Backup & Restore Call Logs
Backup files on internal storage to PC
- Make sure battery percentage on Galaxy Note 3 is at least 75%.
- Enable USB Debugging on Galaxy Note 3.
- Install Samsung USB Drivers on PC.
- Kill PC suits like Samsung Kies, so they won’t interfere with the Odin.
- Create a Nandroid Backup.
- Backup EFS data.
Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible in any manner for any damage occurred to Galaxy Note 3. So understand the risk and proceed at your own risk.
Android 5.0 Lollipop N900 – XXUEBOB2
Android 5.0 Lollipop N9005 – XXUGBOB6
How to update Galaxy Note 3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop official firmware:
Step 1: Download the Odin software and Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware suitable for your device.
Step 2: Open Odin software on PC as administrator.
Step 3: Power off Galaxy Note 3.
Step 4: Enter into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power button and then pressing Volume Up key to enter into Download Mode.
Step 5: Connect Galaxy Note 3 to PC using appropriate USB cable.
Step 6: Now follow the Odin flashing Guide and flash the firmware on Galaxy Note 3.
Step 7: Once flashed, reboot Galaxy Note 3.
After reboot, you are ready to experience the Android 5.0 Lollipop on Galaxy Note 3 N900 / N9005. Have issues? Do let us know in the comment section below.
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