Verizon Galaxy S5 Lollipop Update G900VVRU1BOC4, 2nd Rollout

Verizon Galaxy S5 SM-G900V  gets new Lollipop update to G900VVRU1BOC4. The update is still base in Android 5.0 "LRX21T"   and this the second time around the latter receives a Lollipop update next to the previous version G900VVRU1BOA8 way back in February.  Noting that Verizon is the first US carrier who unleashed the Lollipop update on Galaxy S5 in USA alone. Whilst some carriers did not released any Lollipop update yet and has stayed in Android 4.4.4 KitKat until now.

Here's what the software update reads in the system settings, Settings>>About Device:

Device Name: Samsung GALAXY S5
Model Number: SM-G900V
Android: 5.0 Lollipop
Baseband Version: G900VVRU1BOC4
Kernel version: 3.4.0-3846539
Build number: LRX21T.G900VVRU1BOC4
Hardware Version: G900V.05
KNOX Version: 2.3
Build date:  March 18,   2015
AP: G900VVRU1BOC4
CP: G900VVZW1BOC4
CSC:  G900VVRU1BOC4

In addition, while taking a closer look to the G900VVRU1BOC4 firmware build itself, it has the same kernel build version to G900VVRU1BOA8.


So the update might only brings some several improvements, bug-fixes and system enhancements. Whilst keeping the main key-features we have seen on the first update (G900VVRU1BOA8).

The Lollipop update technically brings some new features and enhancements such as Material Design, Lock screen, Touchwiz, Floating action button,  Interruption and Recent.  Just do read at Verizon support page to learn more of these new features are all about.
  • MATERIAL DESIGN
  • BASIC INTERACTION
  • LOCK SCREEN
  • TOUCHWIZ
  • FLOATING ACTION BUTTON
  • INTERRUPTIONS
  • RECENTS

So for those who already received the Lollipop update on the first week of February, might already get the update earlier as it was started in March 28 and still gradually rolled out in stages until now. The update weighs at 117 MB file size for the first update and 904 MB  for the actual Lollipop update. It depends on what Android version the device running and it might take around for 10 to 20 minutes to download and install. 

Just head-over to 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 SM-G900V should not have been rooted.  If you have root, you must unroot your device first so you can perform an update without any hiccups or else you will just get into troubles on how to get the Lollipop update.