Galaxy S4 LTE-A (GT-I9506) owners can now update their device with Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware (N9106WZNU1BOA7) and enjoy all the Note 4 features, including the Ultra Power Saving Mode (UPSM) on Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 international variant.

Ported by the XDA contributor t-shock, this ROM is also based on the stock Note 3 Lollipop firmware and it is fully optimized for performance and battery life. The ROM is deodexed, debloated, and includes all the Note 4 features, plus 6 new lockscreens, Knox free, pre-rooted with better RAM management.

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Before you get start installing this ROM on your Galaxy S4 LTE-A (GT-I9506), certain pre-requisites are required. First, you need to flash the Kitkat stock firmware via Odin and then flash a custom recovery (TWRP recommended). Then flash the Note 4 firmware via recovery. Read on to know how to do all that.

WARNING: This procedure will void your device’s warranty. Follow the instruction at your own risk. We will not be liable if any damage occurs to your device and/or its components. It is recommended for technically talented users only.

How to Install Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop firmware port on Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Requisites:

a) Device is rooted with TWRP/CWM custom recovery installed
b) Enable USB Debugging mode (Settings > Developer Options)
c) Full battery power (at least 70%)
d) Back up every data on your phone (preferably Nandroid backup)

Download:

– Note 3 + Note 4 Lollipop firmware port for Galaxy S4 LTE-A [HERE]
– arter97 kernel for Galaxy S4 LTE-A [HERE]
– Modem or stock KitKat firmware [HERE]

Installation Instruction

Step 1: Flash the Kitkat stock firmware via Odin

Step 2: Flash TWRP recovery

Step 3: Transfer Note 3 + Note 4 Lollipop firmware port and arter97 Kernel to your phone’s SD card

Step 4: Reboot your phone to recovery. From recovery, wipe system, preload, data, cache and dalvik cache

Step 5: Install the Note 3+Note 4 Lollipop firmware port for Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Step 6: Install the arter97’s kernel

Step 7: Reboot and enjoy!

Note: At the setup wizard, don’t set your Wi-Fi or else you will have connection problems. (Source –XDA)

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Kannan
Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

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