Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA Update on Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850S) using Odin

The highly-anticipated Android 5.0.2 OTA is live now for the Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S (Metal-Clad Android Smartphone). The Galaxy Alpha is also getting somewhat the revamped UI with Material Design touches like Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5. The Android 5.0.2 Lollipop G850SKSU2COD4 comes with better control over notifications, improved performance and increased battery life. This latest Lollipop update is currently available in South Korea.

If you are from the certain region then this 5.0.2 Android update can be downloaded via  Samsung KIES and OTA. It will be available soon all over the world but if you have missed the OTA update notification or can’t wait for the official firmware release in your region or country then you can still update Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S manually using the given step-by-step guide.

Get Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA on Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S

Ready to get Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on your Galaxy Alpha? Go ahead and follow these instructions to experience the new version of Android.

G850SKSU2COD4 (Android 5.0.2 Lollipop) Firmware Details:

Model SM-G850S
Model name GALAXY Alpha
Country Korea (SK Telecom)
Version Android 5.0.2
Changelist 4679949
Build date Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:59:20 +0000
Product code SKC
PDA G850SKSU2COD4
CSC G850SSKC2COD4

Note:

The instructions and Lollipop firmware build G850SSKC2COD4 can be used only with the Galaxy Alpha only. Check the model number of your device, if it is SM-G850S then go ahead otherwise not. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Find the device’s model number from SettingsAbout phoneModel number.

Warning:

AndroidBlog.gs will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S during or after the installation of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA update manually. Proceed at your own risk.

Pre-Requirements:

  • Make sure that you’ve created proper backup of all your data and settings before proceeding to the installation guide.
  • Verify that you’ve properly installed the Galaxy Alpha USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy Alpha by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
  • Your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S should factory unlocked.
  • If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after the installation of the stock update it will be lost.
  • The custom recovery will be replaced by the stock version.
  • Check the battery level of your Galaxy Alpha, it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.

Required Files:

Steps to Update Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Build G850SKSU2COD4 Stock Firmware:

1:- Download the stock G850SSKC2COD4 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA firmware (G850SSKC2COD4_SKC.zip) file for your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S and Odin3 v3.10 on the desktop of the PC from the above given links.

2:- Extract both zipped files in a folder on your PC.

3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S in order to boot into Download Mode.

4:- Turn the Galaxy Alpha ON while pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down buttons altogether.

5:- Run Odin3 v3.09 on the PC (as Administrator).

6:- While your Galaxy Alpha SM-G850S is now in Download Mode, connect it with PC and wait for a while till Odin detects it. If the drivers are installed correctly then the ID: COM box will turn light blue in Odin after phone is connected successfully.

7:- In Odin, click on the AP button and navigate to the firmware file that you’ve already extracted and placed on the desktop of your PC.

8:- Ensure that you’ve checked Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options and also the Re-Partition option should be checked.

9:- In Odin, click on the Start button to begin the installation process that may take a few minutes to completed.

10:- Once the flashing process is finished, the Galaxy Alpha will be automatically rebooted.

That’s All! You have install Android 5.0.2 G850SKSU2COD4 stock firmware on Galaxy Alpha successfully.

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