Update Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900S to Android 5.0 Lollipop


Android Lollipop is the Google’s sweetest new take on mobile operating system and it was the most desired update of the year. Google announced the Lollipop update to the Nexus devices last month and now every other devices are looking forward eagerly for the Lollipop update. Among the list of devices to get the Lollipop update this year, Samsung Galaxy S5 is the contender from the Korean manufacturer and surprisingly the update came much faster than anticipated. The OTA update for the SM-G900F devices rolled out a few days earlier and the stock firmwares are out for the other variants of Galaxy S5 as well.

The Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 devices is expected to arrive in the mid-January next year but lucky for us, the update arrived little sooner than expected. However, Android Lollipop is not entirely a new thing to the Galaxy S5 owners as there were many Lollipop builds earlier but now it’s official and stable. The Official update comes with the build number G900SKSU1BNL2 and the latest TouchWiz interface from Samsung. The stock firmware comes in an Odin flashable package, so it is easy to flash it with in minutes.

If you’re a proud owner of the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900S and is eager to get the official Lollipop firmware, then let’s cut the talk and jump in to the installation procedure where you can upgrade your device to the latest firmware version. Download the stock firmware from the link below and follow the installation instructions to upgrade your device.


Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware: G900SKSU1BNL2_G900SSKC1BNL2_SKC.zip

Mirror Link

How to Install

The Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 SM-G900S is available in the form of stock firmware which can be flashed using the Odin flashing tool. Installing a new firmware is a piece of cake if you’re familiar with the Odin flashing process. However if you’re new to the flashing process and it’s just the Lollipop awesomeness dragged you here, we would be happy to help you out here. Just follow the below guide which gives a detailed on how to flash the Samsung’s stock firmwares using the Odin flashing tool.

→ Flash Stock Firmwares on Samsung Galaxy devices

If you’ve experienced any issues during the installation, feel free to ask our help in the comments section below.

  • Yes, it will work.

  • Has Ab

    can u plz tell me after installing lollipop on samsung S5 G900S will LTE work or not?

  • kris

    I upgraded to the lollipop and I really don’t like it. Its not what I wanted and I hate a lot of the new features. How do I undo this.. I want it back the way it was. Please help me figure this out I really don’t like it..

  • Joe Yu

    Sorry,I know what’s wrong now. My phone is SM-G906S instead of SM-G900S.
    Will there be a firmware for SM-G906S soon?

  • Joe Yu

    Thanks for your repl. My Odin is V3.09.

  • What version of Odin did you use?

  • Joe Yu

    Hi, I failed in flashing the firmware, here is the note of Odin (my ID:Com is 5 instead of 6). Can anyone help?

    Enter CS for MD5..
    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    Please wait..
    G900SKSU1BNL2_G900SSKC1BNL2_G900SKSU1BNKH_HOME.tar.md5 is valid.
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Odin v.3 engine (ID:5)..
    File analysis..
    Get PIT for mapping..
    Firmware update start..
    NAND Write Start!!
    FAIL! (Auth)

    Complete(Write) operation failed.
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

  • Syma

    Hi! Here is Fast US Mirror: