Vibe UI 2.0 on Lenovo S650, How to install China Version Firmware - Vibe UI 2.0 on Lenovo S650 can be obtain if your Lenovo S650 using china version firmware. Vibe UI 2.0 is only available on china version, international or ROW still using Vibe UI 1.5 but not all devices received update for Vibe UI 2.0 because not all international device got china version firmware.
Today i will posting guide installing or flashing Vibe UI 2.0 on Lenovo S650, and tommorow i will post again how to install custom recovery and rooting Vibe UI 2.0 on Lenovo S650 so you can install Google applications easily.
Before start to follow this guide, there is something that you must to know. Vibe UI 2.0 is a china version firmware so it doesn't contains Google applications and only have 2 language which is china and english only.
This guide is about to flash or install new operating system to your device so it will erase all data and have possibility to brick your device, please be careful and consider it before start to follow this guide.
This guide for educational purpose only, We not responsible if your device bricked after following this tutorial. (DWYOR)
ROM Descriptions :
- Build Number : VIBEUI_V2.0_1439_7.3.1_ST_S650_WC52
- Date : 25.09.2014
- OS : Android 4.4.2 KitKat (Vibe UI 2.0)
- Languages : English and China
- Google Applications : No
- Root : No
- this ROM can only be install using recovery method, not available for flash tool installation method.
- to be able to install this ROM your previous ROM must be china version, if you still using international or ROW version please refer to this How to Flashing Lenovo S650 with Official Firmware S650_S119_131014
- VIBEUI_V2.0_1439_7.3.1_ST_S650_WC2 ↦ 660Mb, contains update for china version firmware to the latest Vibe UI 2.0 with build 1439
- Download the ROM files and move or copy to your SD card root folder, rename it become update.zip
- This guide can be perform using custom recovery, so after installing china version firmware change your recovery. Refer to this guide How to Install TWRP v2.6.30 Custom Recovery for Lenovo S650, because standard china recovery will be on china language and don't have many features like custom recovery.
- Turn off your device, press and hold Power button + Volume Up + Volume Down button until it show recovery main menu.
- Select Wipe ↦ Swipe to Factory Reset
- Back to main menu, Select Install ↦ navigate it to update.zip ↦ Swipe to install. Wait until installation progress finish and back to main menu again
- Select Wipe ↦ Swipe to Factory Reset again for the last time, after finish back to main menu and select Reboot.
- Done, enjoy your Vibe UI 2.0 on Lenovo S650.