AT&T updates Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1

AT&T updates Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1
AT&T started sending out Android 5.0.1 to the Samsung Galaxy S4 on Tuesday. This means that if you are an AT&T customer with the device, keep your eyes peeled for the update. This is quite a hefty file, weighing in at 947MB in size. The Code Scanner, Browser Bar and Softcard apps from the Galaxy S4 are removed from the phone with this update, which has a build number of LRX22C.1337UCUGOC3.

The update adds the new Material Design UI, battery features including longer battery life and "time left to recharge" data, and the ability to access the Quick Settings menu with a two-fingered swipe down from the top of the screen. Priority mode allows only certain kinds of notifications to be read, and the Smart Lock lets you pair your phone or tablet with a secure device like a car or a wearable.

Since the update is rather large, AT&T is demanding that you are connected to a Wi-Fi pipeline when downloading and installing it. And when it comes to your battery, you should make sure that your cell is at least 50% charged up before beginning the updating process. Because the update goes out in waves, it might not reach your phone for a few days. So if you look for Android 5.0.1 on your AT&T branded Samsung Galaxy S4 and it's not there, there is no need to panic. The update will eventually hit your phone.


source: AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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16 Comments

1. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Very odd Indeed. (S4, 5.0.1) (S5 G900h 5.0) WTF?

5. QWERTYslider unregistered

When does the tri-band S4 from Sprint get the update? I'm not buying another Samsung until it gets both a removable battery and SD.

2. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

finally QQ

3. aahmed215

Posts: 169; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

Finally got it. I've been waiting so long for this. I'll be upgrading to the S6 in a couple of months though.

4. PigglyWiggly

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Updated my phone and this thing is blazing fast!

6. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Great, the wife should be happy. OS update aside... is there an issue with the site where everyone's avatars are not loading? Is there anyone else seeing this or is it just me because it's annoying the crap out of me. :P

7. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

nah i see it too

8. ahhxd717

Posts: 332; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

Yeah, looks the same for me too

9. g2a5b0e unregistered

The only ones not loading on my end are the people who haven't uploaded a pic. Those are showing up as broken links.

10. steelew

Posts: 221; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

Why the stock 4.2.2 pics? Does any one have screenshots of 5.0.1?

11. tokuzumi

Posts: 1919; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

While we knew it was coming, it's nice to finally see the S4 getting some love. In theory, we should be seeing the update on the other US carrier variants. In theory.

12. somad

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

And my Verizon Note 3 still running 4.4

13. md227a

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Att just pushed out the update to the HTC one m8 also, got it this morning. Version 5.0.2

14. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

Where the hell is the T-Mobile Note 4 upgrade?

15. g2a5b0e unregistered

5 months+ now & we're still waiting. This is getting ridiculous. I have one of the baddest phones on the planet & there are non-Nexus flagships from the previous year getting updates before I do. T-Mobile is really dropping the ball here. All 3 of the other major carriers have it.

16. brbreshears

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

Mine just updated this weekend and changes were made I don't care much for but can live with except now whatever it did it is running my phone down faster than ever. I haven't been on it very much today and I had to charge it already. Is there something that can be done cuz I'm not a happy person right now

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