Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I Android 5.0 Lollipop G900IZTU1BOA1 Update Begins in Taiwan

The Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I 4G LTE version has also started receiving its Android 5.0 Lollipop update. The new software builds with version number G900IZTU1BOA1 has just officially rolled out in Taiwan. Noting that the Galaxy S5 SM-G900I is only available in select countries, particularly in Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and India. The Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I was also acquired and branded with network providers such as Vodafone, Telstra, Optus. While the rest remained as unbranded or SIM-Free during its market-launched. This device is powered with a Quad-core (Snapdragon) processor like the Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F, so it's not so surprising that this device also gets the Android 5.0 Lollipop treatment.

So for those Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I users in Taiwan you can start seeing the Android 5.0 update G900IZTU1BOA1 thru Kies. This is a direct update from Android 4.4.2 KitKat dubbed with build numbers such as G900IZTU1ANI3, G900IZTU1ANI2, and G900IZTU1ANI1 which was rolled out way back on September and October last year. While Australia and New Zealand Galaxy S5 SM-G900I users either got the SIM-Free or carrier locked variants may still spend some time in waiting until the update arrives. Just hold-on folks and keep enjoying the 4.4.2 KitKat G900IDVU1ANK1 goodness.  This might as well also reaches to folks in India sooner, that also got the SM-G900I Galaxy S5 variant.

How to Update the Galaxy S5 G900I to Android 5.0  Lollipop G900IZTU1BOA1 Thru Kies




The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Kies. You may head-over to your  local Samsung support page from where you can download Samsung Kies from there, and install it in your Windows or Mac computer. Choose the new Kies 3 which supports the Galaxy S5 SM-G900F and other Samsung devices running with Android 4.4.2 and up OS .  Once you installed Kies 3, all you need is connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F to the computer using the USB cable, then simply run and follow Kies on-screen software update instructions.

You will then see the Software build info through your device Settings>> About Device>> Software info.

Android version 5.0 (Lollipop OS)
Baseband version G900IZTU1BOA1
Kernel version 3.4.0-3776516
Build number LRX21T.G900IZTU1BOA1

Just let us know if you have managed to get the G900IZTU1BOA1 Android 5.0 software update on your Galaxy S5 G900I.