Samsung begins Lollipop rollout for Canadian Samsung Galaxy S5 users, with bug fixes included

Samsung begins Lollipop rollout for Canadian Samsung Galaxy S5 users, with bug fixes included
Samsung Galaxy S5 users in Canada will be happy to hear that a new version of the Android 5.0 update is being sent out to their phones. The original OTA update caused a number of issues in certain regions that forced Samsung to put a halt on sending it out. These problems included screen freezes, force closures and rapid battery draining. The new version of the update includes bug fixes for these problems so they should not affect Canadian Galaxy S5 users who install it on their phones.

The latest update has a build date of March 10th, so it is hot out of the oven. Canadian carriers like Kodoo and Bell have already posted information about the new build of Android 5.0 for the Galaxy S5. The update includes the new Material Design, the 64-bit ART compiler for faster opening of apps, Project Volta for longer battery life, the new "Recent Apps" screen, Quick Settings pull down menu from any page, Lock Screen notifications and more.

This is a rather hefty update, so your best bet is to have a Wi-Fi connection when downloading and installing it. And you might want to make sure that your battery is charged to at least 50%.

Thanks for the tip!

source: Bell via

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. darushah.shah

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

When will samsung release it for india SM-G900H???

2. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

nothing yet for my work S5 active in Canada.

3. somad

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

What about Verizon Note 3 :(

4. amir1999 unregistered

hi i got an android lollipop update for my s4 i9500 including mute mode and is more optimized.its still on 5.0.1 version.

5. amir1999 unregistered

by the way,it is the rom of russia.

6. fafaflunkie

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

Thank you guys for pointing out the update. When my GS5 got its first Lollipop update, I was having a few issues as well. I did a manual update just now, and...let's hope this fixed a few things.

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