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[GT-I9500][Official][ROM]5.0.1 Android Lollipop Update [SER/INU] 10.07.2015

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blackcat67

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Jan 29, 2013
562
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Android 5.0.1 List

Model name: GALAXY S4
Country: Russia
Version: Android 5.0.1
Changelist: 4727708
Build date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:01:31 +0000
Product Code: SER
PDA: I9500XXUHOD4
CSC: I9500SERHOD4

Model name: GALAXY S4
Country: India
Version: Android 5.0.1
Changelist: 4719694
Build date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:54:11 +0000
Product Code: INU
PDA: I9500XXUHOD3
CSC: I9500ODDHOC1

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Coming Soon
"We're glad you're eager. We’ll be sure to let you know as soon as it is ready."



Video Review :



Screenshoot :
Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-02.jpg
Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-09.jpg
Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-13.jpg
Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-27.jpg
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Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-50.png
Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-09-14.png

pXdIZG.png


Flashing Instructions
- Unzip the file
- Open Odin 3.09
- Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)
- Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
- Add extracted MD5-file to AP
- Make sure re-partition is UNticked
- Start flash, sit back and wait a few minutes.
- If you encounter any issues with the firmware (Any FC, Bootloop etc)
- Boot into recovery mode (Home+ Power + Volume Up)
- Choose to wipe/factory reset. (THIS WILL ERASE ALL OF YOUR DATA INCLUDING YOUR INTERNAL SD CARD!)
- Then choose reboot and you should be good to go!
 
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haririan

Senior Member
Aug 31, 2011
141
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tehran
official firmware

its REAL ! ,fast ,smooth ,battery life can be good with some changes.(read end of the article)
before your start remember you can not downgrade easily so be sure you want this :p


Installation Rom steps :
1 - download Odin 3.10 from here
2- download firmware from here
this zip file have 5 files I heard cuz of Chinese modem , its better to just flash AP file ! But I didn't flash like this and flashed all 5 files
3- extract firmware , boot your mobile on flash mode (when mobile is off hold volume down + home + power button)
4- run Odin 3.10 and load extracted files
5- Click start , wait ..... Done !

after flashing Rom with Odin you have to flash openrecovery-twrp-2.8.4.0-klte.tar
Installing Recovery and rooting steps :
1- download twrp from here
2- go to flash mode (download mode)
3- run Odin load file as AP then click start
4- go to recovery by powering off your device and hold volume up + home + power button
5- when you want to reboot to system Twrp will ask you to install SuperSU (rooting your device)
6- swipe to confirm

now you have to install google application
installing Gapss Steps
1- download last Gapps (google apps) from here
2- copy it on your sd/internal memory
3- boot to recovery
4- install the zip file from your twrp recovery

If you would like to change menu key to recent app key (like s5, note4 ,...) just do this
recent key steps
1- install es explorer (or some root explore) from here
2- give ex-explorer root access (by clicking menu / tools / root explorer)
3- Open /system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl and change
Code:
key  139  [COLOR="Red"]MENU[/COLOR]
to
Code:
key  139  [COLOR="SeaGreen"]APP_SWITCH[/COLOR]
4- Restart your S4
5- now test it ... click to view recent apps hold for menu
full instruction is here

Unable to start Screen Mirroring because of a hardware issue
FIX Screen mirroring issue Steps
This problem occurs in version S [Work in samsung s4] after rooted samsung screen mirror will not work below is the solution :

1- open es-explorer and go to system/build.prop edit via text editor
2- Add below line :
wlan.wfd.hdcp=disable
3- save and reboot your device
4- finished now you can connect the screen mirroring with your smart TV

How to Enable " POPUp Incoming Call " Without Mod
1- Must be ROOT
2- Download SQLite_Editor From HERE
3- Open SQLite_Editor And Choose Apps
4- Choose Settings Storage
5- Choose Settings.db
6- Choose System
7- Click on Search And Type Popup or Incoming_Call
8- Change Value From 0 To 1 , Save
9-Enjoy it

How to remove S Finder & Quick Connect in Notification bar
1. Open Root Explorer and go to system folder.
2. Open build.prop in Text Editor (Please make a backup of your build.prop)
3. find this two line
ro.product.name=
ro.product.device=
4. Replace whatever value is in there with the value below.
ro.product.name=kltevzw
ro.product.device=kltevzw
5. Save it and Reboot.


For having best battery life
I Installed some usefull application and removed some unwanted apps like Chinese apps and (installed : greenify , tasker , toggle data , system app manager ) then ( disabled some system apps from "system app manager" : samsung kies , s translate , quick connect , s finder , 3d tour , ANT , S Voice , whatch on , S memo , s finder , search )

Its done ENJOY
don't forget to click Thanks or visit my Naroon Website
thank you
 

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yoelbl

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i can't flash gapps, i get 'insufficient storage space available in system partition'.
i have a lot of space available so i don't get it..
help please...?
 

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    Samsung-Galaxy-S4-Lollipop-Update.jpg


    Android 5.0.1 List

    Model name: GALAXY S4
    Country: Russia
    Version: Android 5.0.1
    Changelist: 4727708
    Build date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:01:31 +0000
    Product Code: SER
    PDA: I9500XXUHOD4
    CSC: I9500SERHOD4

    Model name: GALAXY S4
    Country: India
    Version: Android 5.0.1
    Changelist: 4719694
    Build date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:54:11 +0000
    Product Code: INU
    PDA: I9500XXUHOD3
    CSC: I9500ODDHOC1

    Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Coming Soon
    "We're glad you're eager. We’ll be sure to let you know as soon as it is ready."



    Video Review :



    Screenshoot :
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-02.jpg
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-09.jpg
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-13.jpg
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-27.jpg
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-37.png
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-43.png
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-08-50.png
    Screenshot_2015-02-01-01-09-14.png

    pXdIZG.png


    Flashing Instructions
    - Unzip the file
    - Open Odin 3.09
    - Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)
    - Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
    - Add extracted MD5-file to AP
    - Make sure re-partition is UNticked
    - Start flash, sit back and wait a few minutes.
    - If you encounter any issues with the firmware (Any FC, Bootloop etc)
    - Boot into recovery mode (Home+ Power + Volume Up)
    - Choose to wipe/factory reset. (THIS WILL ERASE ALL OF YOUR DATA INCLUDING YOUR INTERNAL SD CARD!)
    - Then choose reboot and you should be good to go!
    42
    official firmware

    its REAL ! ,fast ,smooth ,battery life can be good with some changes.(read end of the article)
    before your start remember you can not downgrade easily so be sure you want this :p


    Installation Rom steps :
    1 - download Odin 3.10 from here
    2- download firmware from here
    this zip file have 5 files I heard cuz of Chinese modem , its better to just flash AP file ! But I didn't flash like this and flashed all 5 files
    3- extract firmware , boot your mobile on flash mode (when mobile is off hold volume down + home + power button)
    4- run Odin 3.10 and load extracted files
    5- Click start , wait ..... Done !

    after flashing Rom with Odin you have to flash openrecovery-twrp-2.8.4.0-klte.tar
    Installing Recovery and rooting steps :
    1- download twrp from here
    2- go to flash mode (download mode)
    3- run Odin load file as AP then click start
    4- go to recovery by powering off your device and hold volume up + home + power button
    5- when you want to reboot to system Twrp will ask you to install SuperSU (rooting your device)
    6- swipe to confirm

    now you have to install google application
    installing Gapss Steps
    1- download last Gapps (google apps) from here
    2- copy it on your sd/internal memory
    3- boot to recovery
    4- install the zip file from your twrp recovery

    If you would like to change menu key to recent app key (like s5, note4 ,...) just do this
    recent key steps
    1- install es explorer (or some root explore) from here
    2- give ex-explorer root access (by clicking menu / tools / root explorer)
    3- Open /system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl and change
    Code:
    key  139  [COLOR="Red"]MENU[/COLOR]
    to
    Code:
    key  139  [COLOR="SeaGreen"]APP_SWITCH[/COLOR]
    4- Restart your S4
    5- now test it ... click to view recent apps hold for menu
    full instruction is here

    Unable to start Screen Mirroring because of a hardware issue
    FIX Screen mirroring issue Steps
    This problem occurs in version S [Work in samsung s4] after rooted samsung screen mirror will not work below is the solution :

    1- open es-explorer and go to system/build.prop edit via text editor
    2- Add below line :
    wlan.wfd.hdcp=disable
    3- save and reboot your device
    4- finished now you can connect the screen mirroring with your smart TV

    How to Enable " POPUp Incoming Call " Without Mod
    1- Must be ROOT
    2- Download SQLite_Editor From HERE
    3- Open SQLite_Editor And Choose Apps
    4- Choose Settings Storage
    5- Choose Settings.db
    6- Choose System
    7- Click on Search And Type Popup or Incoming_Call
    8- Change Value From 0 To 1 , Save
    9-Enjoy it

    How to remove S Finder & Quick Connect in Notification bar
    1. Open Root Explorer and go to system folder.
    2. Open build.prop in Text Editor (Please make a backup of your build.prop)
    3. find this two line
    ro.product.name=
    ro.product.device=
    4. Replace whatever value is in there with the value below.
    ro.product.name=kltevzw
    ro.product.device=kltevzw
    5. Save it and Reboot.


    For having best battery life
    I Installed some usefull application and removed some unwanted apps like Chinese apps and (installed : greenify , tasker , toggle data , system app manager ) then ( disabled some system apps from "system app manager" : samsung kies , s translate , quick connect , s finder , 3d tour , ANT , S Voice , whatch on , S memo , s finder , search )

    Its done ENJOY
    don't forget to click Thanks or visit my Naroon Website
    thank you
    16
    all right. so i flashed the rom and here's some information you might find usefull-
    i flashed the rom via Odin 3.10
    then i rooted it with the chainfire ja3g
    then i flashed TWRP 2.8.4.0 also via Odin
    then i flashed the Pico gapps. the link provided in the main post dosnwt work, so here's a good one - (credit to PA gapps)
    about the languages, there are only 3 - english and two asians one's.
    thats it. the rom is great, until now everything works very good.
    edit: one more thing, after flashing the rom with Odin, all my internal storage was gone, so backup whatever you need..!
    7
    bro, thanks for s5 keyboard and can you give weather widget too :)
    Here you go

    http://pc.cd/uNv

    First go to System/app and delete
    ChnUnifiedDaemon
    CMAWeatherPhone2013

    Then flash it from recovery
    Then Go to Application Manager Or Titanium Backup and Wipe Data for Weather and UnifiedDaemon and it will works fine
    6
    Dont try Update.zip

    ill upload CWM backup for the rom