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Lollipop build for Sprint’s Galaxy S5 leaks and you can flash it now
Folks over at XDA got their hands on a Lollipop test build for Sprint’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S5.
Being a non-final build, it’s very likely that the official update to Lollipop will differ to some extent. The good news is garwynn found that all the core functionality of the device works, though, as with any unofficial software, your mileage may vary.
You will need to flash the full image, so you will lose the data on the phone – a full backup is highly recommended. While the process of flashing this Lollipop build is straightforward, do not attempt it unless you’re confident you can handle it. Also, this is for the Sprint model only, so do not flash it on any other variant.
Once you complete the flashing process, you can root the device thanks to Chainfire’s CF Auto Root tool. Head over to the XDA-Developers thread for more details.