Update Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 on Android 5.0 Lollipop (N900W8VLU2DOH1 firmware)


Samsung has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop N900W8VLU2DOH1 firmware update for Canadian Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 on different carriers. The update is now live for the users in Canada via OTA (Over-The-Air) but you can also flash the OTA firmware update on your Galaxy Note 3 manually using Odin tool. The process is very simple and helpful if you are living outside Canada with a Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8. The OTA update may takes some time to reach your device but if you are impatient enough to get this update on your device then you have to follow the below guide in which we have mentioned the complete procedure to flash the Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware.

Our previous guide on the update process of Galaxy devices is almost same as we are going to use right now. The latest stock firmware update bring multiple improvements and bugs fixes along proper security features to fix the Stagefright issue so we recommend you to keep your Android device updated with the latest firmware. These updates are released over the air but if you want to flash it without waiting for the official OTA update, you can flash it manually using Odin. Below you can find information about your device model number and the firmware information, just keep scrolling down.

N900W8VLU2DOH1 firmware details:

Model Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Model: SM-N900W8
Version: Android 5.0 Lollipop

How to update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 on Android 5.0 Lollipop manually using ODIN

Before you Begin:

To update your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 via Odin tools you need to download necessary files which you are going to use in the update process.


  • Download and Extract Odin 3.10
  • Download Samsung USB drivers
  • Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 60%
  • Enable USB Debugging, go to Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging

Download and Extract Android 5.0 Lollipop N900W8VLU2DOH1 firmware file from the below provided links.

Process to update your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 to Android 5.0 Lollipop

If you are new to this tool then you have to pay attention on the step by step sequence to avoid any mishap during the update process.

Click Odin3.10.exe to run the Odin tool.

Now boot your device into Download Mode by turning off your device properly and turn it on again by pressing and holding Home Button+Volume Down +Power Key simultaneously until you see a warning now press Volume up to enter Download Mode.

Connect your device to PC via USB cable.

If everything goes well Odin will detect your device and the ID:COM box should turn blue which indicates that your device has been successfully added.


Please make sure “Auto Reboot & F.Reset Time” options are checked in the options Tab in Odin screen.

Now click the AP tab and select the firmware file that you have downloaded above.

Hit the start button at the bottom and wait for the installation process to complete.


Once the firmware update process is completed you will see a “PASS” message in the ID:COM box (as shown).

Your device will automatically reboot.

That’s it! Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900W8 is successfully updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop N900W8VLU2DOH1 firmware. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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