Update Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850M to Android Lollipop 5.0.2

Upgrade or Install Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850M to Android Lollipop 5.0.2. The firmware available for downloading http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/database/SM-G850M.  You can download your Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850M firmware at the page, available for some countries. How to Root for Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850M is the separated post, this post only for upgrading to Android Lollipop.

Firmware details below is one of the Android Lollipop firmwares, you can download it according to your country at the link above.

Model SM-G850M
Model name GALAXY Alpha
Country Uruguay (Claro)
Version Android 5.0.2
Changelist 5179201
Build date Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:12:19 +0000
Product code CTU

How to install Android Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850M:

  1. Extract (unzip) the firmware file. Download at http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/database/SM-G850M
  2. Download Odin v3.09
  3. Extract Odin ZIP file
  4. Open Odin v.3.09
  5. Reboot Phone in Download Mode ( Turn Power off the phone, Press and hold Volume Down key and Home key, While pressing these keys press and hold Power key, Release all key when Download Mode / Odin Mode appears )
  6. Connect the phone to PC with USB Cable Data, then Press and release Volume Up key
  7. Wait until you get a blue sign in Odin
  8. Add the firmware file to AP / PDA
  9. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked
  10. Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes

If you got Boot Loop after update samsung firmware read this How to Fix Boot Loop After Update Samsung Android Firmwares


If you upgrade the firmware using the firmware that is not from your region, and you get an error message. That means the firmware is not suitable for your Samsung.

If the firmware can not be upgraded to your device It means, they do not support your device.  All the impact is its own responsibility

Sample screenshot ODIN

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