T-Mobile subscribers with the Samsung Galaxy S5 start to receive the hefty update to Android 5.0

T-Mobile subscribers rockin' the Samsung Galaxy S5 are beginning to receive quite a load in the form of a 939.59MB OTA update to Android 5.0. At that size, your best bet is to make sure that you don't try to pick it up yourself or you just might get a hernia. If this update was a baby, the doctors would be scrambling to do a C-section.

If the notification hasn't yet reached your phone, you can always sync up to that big box on your desk (not the one containing your Playboy collection) and hook up to Samsung Kies to pull out the update using the old-fashioned NOTA method (Not Over The Air). As the U.S. carrier versions of the LG G3, Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) start to receive Android 5.0, it appears that Android 5.1 could soon be pushed out to Nexus devices.

Android 5.0 carries with it the Material Design look, new lock screen notifications, the new Recent Apps menu, improved battery life via Project Volta, the ART compiler and more. With an update of this size, your best bet is to download and install it while on a Wi-Fi network. And make sure that your battery is at least 50% charged before starting the updating process.

source: TmoNews

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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 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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12 Comments

1. joe1blue

Posts: 169; Member since: Jul 25, 2013

Come on note4!

2. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Note 4 bitte?

3. BOSABOSS

Posts: 30; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

YAAAY

4. Fletch87

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

Yet still not the LGG3!

7. JadeMoon

Posts: 145; Member since: Aug 12, 2012

My thought exactly!! What the hell T-Mobile??!!!!

5. mrmessma

Posts: 271; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Anybody know if this breaks root? I'm guessing it does. Most updates do right?

6. torr310

Posts: 1724; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Android 5.0 sucks and not as stable as 4.4! Waiting for 5.1~~~

8. joseram695

Posts: 79; Member since: May 28, 2012

Note 4 please!!!!!!!!!!!

9. mrej201

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

That means NOTE 4 is next ☺☺☺

10. mrej201

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

Dam almost 1 gb I wonder how much will the note 4 will be

11. nycezwl

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Do NOT do it!!!!!! I did it and BAD IDEA. To many problems!!! 4.4 is so much better

12. andynaija

Posts: 1267; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

I don't have a Galaxy S5, but just curious don't new updates wipe data that was previously on the phone? Would you have to backup what ever is not already online?

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