Verizon Galaxy S5 Official Android 5.0 Lollipop Update to G900VVRU1BOA8 Begins

Verizon Galaxy S5 SM-G900V gets the official Android 5.0 Lollipop update to G900VVRU1BOA8! Samsung and Verizon has just started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update containing the build number LRX21T.G900VVRU1BOA8 to all Galaxy S5 SM-G900V users. Verizon Galaxy S5 users will receive two OTA updates from Android 4.4.4 G900VVRU1ANK2. The first one is an updated version of Android 4.4.4 KitKat that comes in build number G900VVRU1ANK7 which technically prepares the device in compatibility mode to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop. Then followed by the Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware build LRX21T.G900VVRU1BOA8.

Verizon is the first US carrier that had to unleashed the first Android Lollipop update on Samsung Galaxy S5 in United States alone. While other carriers like Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T might as well and being expected to roll out the awaited Lollipop update to their own versions of Samsung Galaxy S5. As the Android 5.0 update has been gradually rolled out but might would not be taking too long enough before the Android 5.0 Lollipop update also reaches on all countries and carriers worlwide. Noting that the international Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F, which the latter received the Lollipop update earlier in December and the Galaxy S5 G900H also got its first Lollipop update a while ago. Sprint also have its own Android 5.0 update being leaked, so this is a good indication that all US Galaxy S5 users will completely received the Android 5.0 Lollipop update very soon.

Anyway, if you have a Samsung Galaxy S5 and happens to be from Verizon then you are lucky enough to get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. The update itself is technically ends-up into software build number LRX21T.G900VVRU1BOA8, see the attached screenshots so you will not get confused about what was posted in Verizon's Knowledge Base such as LRX21T.G900VVRU1BNLC and also posted in other tech-websites. Looking at G900VVRU1BNLC it's a December 2014 build, so basically it was already there earlier last December 2014 under a test-run but was then revised and finalized in January 27 and also being changed the build number to LRX21T.G900VVRU1BOA8 to cope up as 2015 update.

The Lollipop update specifically bringing-in six categorized key-features and enhancements such as Material Design, Lock screen, Touchwiz, Floating action button, and Interruption. Just head-over on Verizon's support page — to learn about the specific definition of those addressed technical changelog by Verizon Wireless. Again the update usually released in stages, but better check the update if you have not seen the update yet. Just follow this step-by step-by-step instructions at Verizon (.pdf).

Just make sure your Galaxy S5 G900V should not have been rooted or else you will just get into troubles to get the Android Lollipop. You must unroot your Galaxy S5 G900V first so you can perform an update without any hiccups.