Samsung has rolled out Android 5.0.2 OTA for its highly popular and premium phone, Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) so rejoice Alpha users! As of now, only few major carriers in South Korea are rolling out these updates at the moment over-the-air.
However no need to worry as you can grab the update and manually install it on your Galaxy Alpha, thanks to us for putting detailed guide to help you update your Galaxy Alpha G850 to Official Android 5.0.2 Lollipop using Odin. According to some users who have tried this update on their phones, it brings lot of new features and improvements including UI overhaul and battery life improvements. So two ways for you to get this G850SKSU2COD4 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA update on your phone: either wait for OTA or install it manually via Odin. Alright, I know you have chosen second so lets start with tutorial.
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop G850SKSU2COD4 Firmware Details
Model Name: Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850S)
Version: Android 5.0.2
Date: 14th April, 2014
- First of all ensure that you have Samsung Galaxy Alpha USB Drivers installed on your computer.
- Make a complete backup of all your important data using CWM recovery or TWRP and keep it safe.
- Enable the USB Debugging Mode on your phone from Settings –> Developer Options –> “Enable USB Debugging”.
- Your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S should be unlocked.
Please read each and every step carefully to install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Official OTA Update on your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S. AndroidsDNA.com cannot be held responsible if you damage your phone because it will be entirely your fault.
Steps to Update Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA G850SKSU2COD4 Stock Firmware
Step 1: Download the G850SKSU2COD4 Android 5.0.2 OTA Stock Firmware for your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S along with Odin and place both on desktop. Extract both zips.
Step 2: Now Turn Off your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S and boot it to Download Mode. For that, Turn it On while pressing and holding “Home + Power + Volume” buttons simultaneously.
Step 3: From Odin folder, run the .exe file to launch Odin and connect your Galaxy Alpha G850S (which is in Download Mode) to your computer via USB cable. You will see ID:COM box light will turn blue if your phone is connected. If it isn’t, make sure you have properly install USB drivers on your computer.
Step 4: Now click on “AP” button in Odin and browse for the firmware files you have downloaded. After that, make sure “Auto Reboot” , “F.Reset Time” and “Re-Partition” are checked.
Step 5: Check everything once again and if satisfied then click on “Start” button in the center at bottom to start the process of installation which will take few minutes. Once your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S is updated, it will reboot automatically.
Success! You have successfully updated your Galaxy Alpha G850S to G850SKSU2COD4 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA Stock Firmware manually using Odin.