Last week, Samsung had released the new Android 5.0.1 Lollipop to the Galaxy S4 Black Edition more in Europe; now, the company has released the same update to LTE variant in England.
Samsung community blog, SamMobile has confirmed that the latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop has been made available to the Galaxy S4 LTE (GT-I9505) via Kies PC suite.
The new Android update brings in the re-furbished user-interface design language -material design- with lots of animation graphics, replacement of Dalvik with ART as its default runtime, will bring improvements in performance-and-battery-life enhancement, new TouchWiz UI features, notification short-cut option on lock-screen and many more features.
The company has so far released the Android update for Galaxy S5, Note 3, Note 4 and Galaxy S4 3G (with Exynos chipset), Black Edition models in select markets across the world. Year 2012 flagship phablet Galaxy Note 2 is also slated to get the update later in the year.
How to Install Android 5.0 Lollipop update on Samsung Galaxy Via Kies [Video Tutorial]:
Step 1: Connect your phone [Galaxy S4 LTE] to PC via USB cable [Note: Before connecting the device, be sure to have installed Kies software in PC, if not, download, HERE]
Step 2: The phone will get recognised on the computer. Later click on the phone image (with model number; ex: GT-I9505) to the left of the screen, there you will find memory capacity and below that section, you can see -'Firmware information', under you would have got the 'new firmware is available' notification and click the 'Firmware upgrade' button.
Step 3: Once done with selecting 'Firmware upgrade', you be asked to save or make a backup of files stored in the phone to PC, then download update process takes-off.
Step 4: 'Download update' step is followed by installation of software.
Step 5: Once installation process is done, device will re-start.
Step 6: Then, disconnect the phone and again re-connect the handset to PC to confirm the device is upgraded to latest firmware.