Lenovo S850 Latest International Firmware Update, S850_ROW_S217_150420

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 Lenovo S850 Latest International Firmware Update, S850_ROW_S217_150420 – The latest international firmware for Lenovo S850 already roll out on April 20th, latest update will using build number S850_ROW_S217_150420.
Today guide will show you how to update Lenovo S850 using manual method or PC method, When you current firmware is ROW_S216 then you can also obtain this update using OTA method or using automatically update from your system settings.
Do manual update has possibility to brick your device, so please be careful and very consider it when you want to follow this guide, i will not responsible on what happen to your device.

Disclaimer :
This guide for educational purpose only, We not responsible if your device bricked after following this tutorial. Even this guide is already tested but it has possibility to brick your phone, Until now i still cannot fix Lenovo S850 that have signal lost problem so do with your own risk (DWYOR)

 Lenovo S850 Latest International Firmware Update, S850_ROW_S217_150420

ROM Descriptions :

  • Build Number : S850_ROW_S215_150114
  • Date : 14.01.2015
  • OS : Android 4.4.2 KitKat (Vibe UI v1.5)
  • Languages : Russian , Ukrainian, English, Arabic, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian, Thai
  • Google Applications : Include
  • Root : Not
  • Type : Full image install using flash tool

Downloads :

  • S850_ROW_S217_150420 1.0 Gb, full image contains all files that need to update Lenovo S850 to latest version
  • SP Flash Tool v3.1324  this flash tool is optional download, you already got this flash tool on ROM download but it very recommended to use only this version.
Requirement :

Your computer must already installed with USB VCOM driver,  without this driver flash tool will not recognize your device. For installing USB Vcom driver please refer to this below :
  • turn off your device and remove the battery, If you device using non removable make sure that your device is completely turn off wait 15-20 seconds after release the power button
  • open device manager on your computer
  • connect your device using USB cable
  • there will be MTK65xx Preloader Devices show on your device manager, PORT section for 5 second or less and then disappear
  • disconnect and connect your device again, right click on MTK65xx Preloader Devices before it disappear, select Update Driver Software 
  • point it USB VCOM extracted folder, and install the driver from there.
  • disconnect and connect your device again, there will be Mediatek PreLoader USB VCOM Port on your device manager PORT section.
 Lenovo S850 Latest International Firmware Update, S850_ROW_S217_150420
  1. Before starting update, first thing you must do is make sure that USB VCOM already installed on your computer. Without this driver flash tool will not recognize your device and progress bar will remain on 0%.
  2. Download all required files that needed to your computer, extract ROM download. Go to extracted folder and open flash tool folder, run the flash_tool.exe if you are using windows 7 or later please use administrator privilege to avoid any permission error.
  3. On the flash tool, don’t forget to check DA DL All with Checksum option. Click Scatter-Loading button browse to target_bin folder and select MT6582_Android_scatter.txt file, when you select it will automatically load the rest files to flash tool.
     Lenovo S850 Latest International Firmware Update, S850_ROW_S217_150420
  4. When everything is set just press Firmware ↦ Upgrade button or press F8, flash tool will begin to prepare the files that will be used for flashing process, wait until finish.
  5. Now turn off your device, because Lenovo S850 use non removable battery you must make sure that it completely turn off. Connect your device to your computer, flash tool will recognize the device and starting flashing process, the process will take 5-6 minutes to finish and when you can see GREEN CIRCLE on the middle of flash tool that mean flashing process already finish successfully
     Lenovo S850 Latest International Firmware Update, S850_ROW_S217_150420
  6. Done, disconnect your device. Boot you device, first time boot will take longer so please be patient. Go to dialer and dial ####682# this will pop up a regional setting, search your country if you cannot found just cancel it. Then open dialer again and dial ####777# this will do factory reset to your device.
  7. Finish, go to About Phone ↦ Software Information look at build number make sure that you have same with the downloaded ROM.
That it, a guide to update Lenovo S850 to the latest international firmware version with build number S217. Please leave comments if you found any problems or broken links regarding this guide. Thank you
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mitu tutu
4 years ago

Hi Andy. Please help me with this problem: I have a Lenovo S660 with 4.2.2. I want to upgrade to 4.4. and i want multilanguage and Google Apps.I am a rookie in android. Can you help me, please? Thank you very much! My google acount is: [email protected]

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  mitu tutu

Follow this guide http://bit.ly/1Hnkvtg, it will update your Lenovo S660 to multilanguage Kitkat

Yashvir Caussy
4 years ago

Can I install this ROM on S820 !!!
Will it works or it'll brick the device..

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  Yashvir Caussy

No you cannot it will destory your device board and brick your device complety

04im
4 years ago

where is the download link ? plz give me the download link.

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  04im

Download link on section download. All download link have green font, you can see at above

Ky PaMuqHko
4 years ago

hey friend ..i have problem when i try to download the file from the first link it gives me some type of warning ..it says that I use adblock bla bla ..but I've never installed this kind of shit on my computer ..is there any other way to download the file ?

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  Ky PaMuqHko

yes all link on my blog using short and adfly so if you like to download please use google dns so it will not block the download link.

tokeyikan
4 years ago

saya tidak jumpa link nya.. harap pihak tuan dapat membantu.

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  tokeyikan

Look at Download section, there is a image link and flash tool link just download it

Unknown
4 years ago

How to update lenovo s850 to lolipop? I dont have any update in the upstae system

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  Unknown

There is no lollipop update for Lenovo S85p until now

Nemichand Saini
4 years ago

Why use this code ####682#

androidrookies
4 years ago

That is for setup ointry code, give your device country code

androidrookies
4 years ago

thank you for your information, the link already updated.
thank you

ZS
4 years ago

do you have any lenovo s939 kit kat/lolipop update?

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  ZS

Lenovo still not release lollipop update for second class device, only release for new one, try search the custom rom lollipop for S939

Piyush Vaid
4 years ago

how to download

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  Piyush Vaid

just click the link on donwload section, if your country block adfl or short.st then please use google DNS

Utsav Jain
4 years ago

Hi, Is there any more latest update for Lenovo S850 rather than this one(S850_ROW_S217_150420).Please tell me if lenovo has released any more official rom after this.

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  Utsav Jain

On net still dont, but after success flashing this ROM you can check on system update to check if there is any update or not

ap iz
4 years ago

hi mr Andy Suwito…my USB VCOM not display at my device manager..wat can i do?

androidrookies
4 years ago
Reply to  ap iz

Install again, without it you can continued to the next step.
And this only for windows 7 and windows xp

HalfaZ
3 years ago

hay andy, bagamana mengatasi "invalid IMEI" yang menjadikan sinyal tidak terdeteksi.

androidrookies
3 years ago
Reply to  HalfaZ

this http://www.androidrookies.com/2015/09/how-to-fixing-lenovo-s850-no-service.html, but for step 3 dont choose nand flash choose emmc.
for restoring IMEI use MAUI 3G http://bit.ly/1teLvmQ

Ganesh Mahato
3 years ago
Reply to  HalfaZ

plzz help me i cant download the lolipop rom plzz send me the link for download

androidrookies
3 years ago
Reply to  HalfaZ

there is no lollipop ROM for Lenovo device right now, and if you cannot download above link just change your DNS to google DNS. all link in my blog is redirect using adfly and shorte.st

matnur
3 years ago

working..thanks

androidrookies
3 years ago
Reply to  matnur

Thank you for visit and leaving comment

efil asuan
3 years ago

hi andy…do you have the original filmware for lenovo a2010 ?

androidrookies
3 years ago
Reply to  efil asuan

sorry i dont have, because busy i dont have time to maintance this blog so the device is only listed. sorry