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Update Galaxy Note 3 LTE SM-N9005 to Official Android 5.0 Lollipop

Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 received the Android 5.0 Lollipop official firmware with build number XXUGBOB6. The Android Lollipop stock firmware was recently released for Note 3 LTE (SM-N9005) in Poland, UK (Vodafone Variants), Czech Republic, Romania and Germany and now the second update is available again for the users in Poland having build number LRX21V.N9005XXUGBOB6 and with Android baseband version N9005XXUGBOA1.

This size of this update is 43.99MB. So you can download and install this XXUGBOB6 software update for your Samsung Galaxy Note flagship phone now that brings all new Material Design, a new TouchWiz and updated apps as well as performance boost.

If you are interested to get this latest official Lollipop 5.0 firmware update on the Galaxy Note 3 LTE, then you can get it from Samsung KIES or you can also check the update notification on your phone that either you’ve received the OTA update notification or not. But if have not received the OTA update or having trouble while updating your phone via over-the-air then you can manually install N9005XXUGBOB6 firmware on your Galaxy Note 3 N9005 by following the given detailed guide.

Update Galaxy Note 3 LTE SM-N9005 to Official Android 5.0 Lollipop

Please note that this is an official firmware released by Samsung, so you’ll not be required to install a custom recovery or rooting your device to get this firmware.

Firmware Details (Android 5.0 Lollipop N9005XXUGBOB6)

  • Model: SM-N9005
  • Model name: Galaxy Note 3 LTE
  • Country: Poland
  • Version: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Changelist: 3643614
  • Build date: 25 February
  • Product code: XEO
  • PDA: N9005XXUGBOB6
  • CSC: N9005XEOGBOA4


This guide containing the N9005XXUGBOB6 Android 5.0 Lollipop is only working with Galaxy Note 3 LTE model number SM-N9005. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. You can check device’s model number from SettingsAbout PhoneModel Number.


AndroidBlog will not responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred to your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 during or after the installation of official N9005XXUGBOB6 Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware. Proceed at your own risk.


  • First, backup all your important data on your Galaxy Note 3 before proceeding to the firmware installation guide.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy Note 3 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options and check the USB Debugging option.
  • Download and install correct Galaxy Note 3 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 should be unlocked before installing this unbranded stock firmware.
  • If you have a custom ROM installed already, then it will be replaced with the stock version.
  • The device will lost root access after the installation of this official firmware.
  • Verify that the battery level of your Galaxy Note 3 is at least 80% charged.

Required Files:

Steps to Update Galaxy Note 3 LTE SM-N9005 to Android 5.0 Lollipop N9005XXUGBOB6:

Follow the given steps to update Galaxy Note 3 LTE N9005 on XXUGBOB6 Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware:

1:- First, download the official Android 5.0 N9005XXUGBOB6 firmware .zip file for your Galaxy Note 3 and Odin3 v3.09 on the desktop of the PC from the above links.

2:- Extract both of files in a folder on your PC.

3:- Turn OFF the Galaxy Note 3 in order to boot into Download Mode.

4:- Turn the Note 3 ON by pressing and holding Home + Power + Volume Down keys at the same time.

5:- Run Odin on the PC (as Administrator).

6:- As the Galaxy Note 3 LTE is currently in Download Mode, plug it to the computer and wait for a while till Odin detects it. If the drivers are installed correctly then the ID: COM box will turn light blue in Odin, once the phone is connected successfully.

7:- In Odin, click on the AP button and navigate to the firmware file that you’ve already extracted and placed on the desktop of your PC.

8:- Make sure to check Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time options and uncheck the Re-Partition option.

9:- In Odin, click on the Start button to begin the installation process that may take a few minutes to completed.

10:- Once the flashing process completes, the Galaxy Note 3 LTE will automatically reboot.

11:- Disconnect the device from the PC after the home screen appears.

That’s it! You’ve installed the latest official firmware LRX21V.N9005XXUGBOB6 Android 5.0 Lollipop build on the Galaxy Note 3 successfully.

Do let us know in the comments section below if you need any help or having trouble while installing this Android 5.0 official N9005XXUGBOB6 Lollipop firmware on your Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005.

Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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  1. Lovely! I have successfully installed Lollipop on my SM-N9005 (Australia, KitKat version 4.4.2). At the first time booting, the Samsung logo hang about 3′ and then the home appeared. The knox count is still at 0x0. All applications and settings are remained.

  2. I just did it myself too and works excellently!! I was hoping a whole new homescreen and icons though but I still see the 4.4.2 icons but anyway….

  3. Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! (SM-N9005 Australia)
    Simply Awesome….woohoo 🙂
    Tried to flash from another site many times but failed…was about
    to give up when I was referred here by friend….flashed without any
    problems…smooth as silk…thanks guys…very happy chappy here 🙂

  4. Hey, can you help with this one thing, i want to know when is the update of my n9005 is going to be recieving OTA, is there anyway i can find out that because i dont want to do it manually,
    And also does hard reset affect this OTA update recieving?

  5. I got note 3 smn9005 LTE everything is same only 1 problem my phone is locked to vodaphone uk
    my phone already updated to lollipop 5.00 if I download Android 5.0 Lollipop N9005XXUGBOB6 from here and install it on my phone is my phone gona be unlocked or its still gona be locked to vodaphone?
    please help me I realy want to simefree my phone thanks

  6. I updated to lollipop 5.0 firmware, and now I have the stagefright bug on my phone. my carrier does not support the n9005. How can I get the bug fix for my phone

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