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Galaxy S4 GT-i9505 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware Available Now! 0

Galaxy S4 GT-i9505 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop Stock Firmware Available Now!

Surprisingly, Samsung has update the Galaxy S4 GT-i9505 with latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop stock firmware.  Although their usual software support stops at around 2 years or so it seems has Samsung has decided to lengthen the updates a bit more.

Currently the Android 5.0.1 TouchWiz Lollipop stock firmwares are available for many international Galaxy S4 with GT-i9505, mostly in the European countries.  You can download all GT-i9505 Android 5.0.1 Lollipop stock firmwares here.

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GPE Android 5.0.1 Lollipop ROM for Galaxy S4!

For those of you with a Qualcomm-based Galaxy S4, you are in luck this week as the GPE (Google Play Edition) 5.0.1 Lollipop ROM is available. This will work on the GT-i9505, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, and Canadian models.

For AT&T and Verizon S4, you do need to have loki’d device, if you have CWM or TWRP installed you are good to go (but DOES NOT WORK WITH SAFESTRAP!!!). This is also a custom version by XDA user Danvdh, who is an excellent ROM developer who has been making many ROMs for the last few years.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM + Root for Galaxy S4! [CM12 BETA]

For those of you wondering and waiting when Android 5.0 Lollipop will be here for the Galaxy S4, we have good news, it is already available!  The bad news?  It is still in beta, that means developers are still working out kinks.

For GT-i9500 users, this means everything working except 3G data, NFC, and camera.  For users with Qualcomm-based LTE S4 (like GT-i9505, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, US Cellular, Cricket, MetroPCS), everything works except NFC and camera.

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LiquidSmooth ROM for Galaxy S4!

For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the Week, check out LiquidSmooth ROM.

Based on latest Android 4.4.4, the latest LiquidSmooth ROM v3.2 brings you the best in Android 4.4.4 along with slew of customization/features through its LiquidSmooth ROM settings.

The LiquidSmooth ROM v3.2 is available for the Qualcomm-based variants of Galaxy S4 (such as AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, Canadian, Cricket, MetroPCS, and US Cellular) but cannot be installed if you are using SafeStrap recovery.  Also there is no LiquidSmooth ROM based on latest KitKat for GT-i9500 (sorry!).

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How to Convert Galaxy S4 into Galaxy S5!

For those of you who envy Galaxy S5 owners, did you know that you can get many of the Galaxy S5 features on your Galaxy S4 by rooting and installing custom ROMs?

Currently, there’s actually a slew of custom ROMs that’s been ported straight from Galaxy S5 and they will make your Galaxy S4 have S5 features like Ultra Power Saving Mode, S5 apps, S5 lockscreen, S5 launcher, and more.

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Gummy ROM for Galaxy S4! [Android 4.4.4]

For this week’s AOSP ROM of the Week, check out Gummy ROM!

Latest stable Gummy ROM is out dubbed “M3”, which will give you stability of milestone release along with everything working out of the box.  Gummy ROM has always been one of my favorite ROMs, what I like about it is that it comes with a slew of great customization/tweaks along with great battery life/performance.

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Ozcan ROM for Galaxy S4 GT-i9500! [Android 4.4.2]

For this week’s Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 ROM of the Week, check out Ozcan ROM by XDA user Citymen34!

Based on latest Android 4.4.2 NE7 firmware, Ozcan ROM brings you a ton of great S5 features along with AROMA graphical installer so you can choose which apps you want or you can even install none of them too.

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Graviton ROM for Galaxy S4! [Android 4.4.2/NC8]

For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the Week, check out Graviton ROM, available for AT&T, T-Mobile, Canadian, and GT-i9505.  Also can be installed on AT&T Galaxy S4 with SafeStrap.

If you are looking for a good, minimalist custom ROM on the latest Android 4.4.2 firmware, this is definitely a great ROM for that.  Based on GT-i9505 firmware, you will get goodies like Hotspot working out of the box (for AT&T and T-Mobile users) and complete removal of bloatware that may have caused lag on stock ROM.

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GPE ROM for Galaxy S4! [Android 4.4.4]

For this week’s Galaxy S4 ROM of the Week, check out GPE ROM(Google Play Edition ROM), available for AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, and GT-i9505.  (But does not work on AT&T or Verizon users with locked bootloaders/SafeStrap sorry!)

Based on the latest Google Play Edition Android 4.4.4, GPE ROM brings you truly stable stock Android experience on your Galaxy S4.