Samsung Galaxy S Advance: How to Install Android Lollipop on your smartphone [step-by-step]

How To update Samsung Galaxy S Advance to Android Lollipop?

Do you want to install the new version of Android Lollipop on your Samsung Galaxy S Advance? We have no official news from Samsung about any official Android Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy S Advance, so at the end you have to switch to custom ROMs. This guide will help you go through the step-by-step manual to update your smartphone.

Android Lollipop for Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Before you download anything or update the mobile OS, make sure to do the following:

Samsung Galaxy S Advance Android Lollipop Update - Pre-Requisites

  • Take a backup of all the data on your Samsung Galaxy S Advance.
  • Charge he battery fully (at least 90%)
  • Use the following steps to enable USB debugging:
    • Go to System
    • Open About Device
    • Tap on Build Number 7 times
    • Go to Developer Options
    • Enter the USB debugging option and enable it?

Android Lollipop for Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Step-by-step Upgrade of Samsung Galaxy S Advance

For updating the device manually you have to download Android Lollipop ROM for Samsung Galaxy S Advance from the link on the next page.

The ROM File has been split in more files for your convenience because of big size.

Download page for Samsung Galaxy S Advance (will be opened in new window): click here

After successfully downloading all the files, put them together inside a folder and double click on the first file. The compressed file will automatically create a full build ROM. Keep the part files up until the job is done.

(Note: In case you suffer with the ROM, the biggest probability is the ROM might have got corrupted during the download process; only solution is downloading the ROM parts again and join them through the above mentioned steps.)

Android Lollipop for Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Steps to update your device Samsung Galaxy S Advance:

  • Download the Android Lollipop ROM files onto your computer from this site.
  • Once all the files are downloaded, save them in a single folder.
  • Double click the first file and it will create a ROM.
  • Now connect your phone to your computer and move the Android_Lollipop_ROM.zip file to the phone’s memory card.
  • Restart your Samsung Galaxy S Advance in recovery mode via the newly installed ROM manager.
  • Return to Recovery Menu and select Flash ROM from the memory card.
  • Restart your device