Update Galaxy Alpha To Android 5.0 Lollipop (TouchWiz OTA Update)

Update Galaxy Alpha to official Android 5.0 Lollipop TouchWiz. After a long time waiting Galaxy Alpha users now can enjoy the Touchwiz 5.0 Lollipop. While other Galaxy devices have received the update times ago, Galaxy Alpha users were still waiting for it.

This week Samsung decided to roll out the Android 5.0 Lollipop Update for Galaxy Alpha. Galaxy Alpha is getting the same Android version as other Galaxy devices like S5 or Note 4. This means that it has the redesigned TouchWiz version with Material Design UI and not that version found on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

The Android version is 5.0.2 and brings tons of features like a better control over notifications, better performance due to the new system runtime, few bug fixes and increased battery lifetime. The update is available only in the South Corea but according to Samsung it will be available to other countries soon.

Galaxy Alpha Android Lollipop 5.0

Firmware Information

Model SM-G850S
Model name GALAXY Alpha
Country Korea (SK Telecom)
Version Android 5.0.2
Changelist 4679949
Build date Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:59:20 +0000
Product code SKC


The update come as an OTA and you will be prompted automatically download the update once it becomes available on your country. To check for a OTA update you have to go to Settings > About Phone > System Updates. Once the updates is available for your country simply download and install the update. It will not touch your personal files.

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