Update Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 to Android 5.1.1 TeamUB – How to

Rafia Shaikh
Posted May 5, 2015
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TeamUB is proving to be one of the best custom firmwares out there based on Lollipop. Now on the very latest Android 5.1.1, the feature-packed ROM can be flashed on your Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505. Here are the features and few simple steps to update Galaxy S4 I9505 to Android 5.1.1.

– Also, read: Two Ways to Factory Reset Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

TeamUB Android 5.1.1 features:

  • OTA updates
  • Centre clock
  • Battery percent in the status bar
  • Network traffic indicator
  • Date settings
  • Listview animations
  • AOKP System animations
  • Lockscreen Shortcuts
  • Quick settings Customization
  • Heads up notifications
  • Proximity speaker
  • Performance settings
  • Network Traffic
  • App circle sidebar
  • Clock fonts
  • Battery styles
  • Wakelock blocker
  • DSLV controller
  • Statusbar ticker
  • Apps to SD
  • Nav Bar height
  • Status bar double tap to sleep
  • Custom notification lights
  • Recent Panel settings
  • Privacy options
  • Fluid interface
  • Best battery improvements
  • All latest cm commits

Prerequisites to update Galaxy S4 i9505 to Android 5.1.1 TeamUB:

  • Backup any important data from your Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 as a complete wipe will be required during the flashing process.
  • Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
  • Your device must be charged to at least 60% of power.

Note: this tutorial is focused on Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE i9505; kindly do not try this guide on other Android & Samsung devices.

How to update Galaxy S4 i9505 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop:

Required files: download the TeamUB Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom firmware for Galaxy S4 from here and save it on your computer. Do not extract the contents. Also download Google Apps Package.

  • Connect your Galaxy S4 to your computer using a USB cable and copy the zip file to your phone’s SD card.
  • Disconnect the USB cord and power off your Galaxy S4.
  • Boot it into recovery mode: switch the phone on while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons simultaneously.
  • Perform Nandroid backup of your current OS: Backup backup and restore on ClockworkMod recovery.
  • Wipe data task: from CWM recovery menu, select wipe data / factory reset and confirm the process.
  • From recovery menu, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard. Locate the TeamUB Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom firmware and confirm the flashing process.
  • Return back to main recovery menu and reboot your Galaxy S4 I9505 into the new custom ROM. First boot takes a good 5 minutes so please be patient.

Enjoy the latest Lollipop!

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