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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Guide

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Credit: Reuters) Samsung President DJ Lee presents the new phablet Galaxy Note 4 at the Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 event ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, September 3, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke
February 17
1:20 AM 2015

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the latest to jump into the bandwagon as Android 5.0 Lollipop is now available for the top smartphone brand.

Galaxy Note 4 reviews has been outstanding with the new Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Android 5.0 comes out with several enhancements and new features including new user interface.

The tech titan rolled out the update first in India, South Korea, Poland, Germany, Russia, Slovakia, Czech Republic and in most European countries. Galaxy Note 4 owners in the US though have to wait for their mobile carriers for the development in Android update.

Samsung has earlier made available the Android 5.0 Lollipop for handset devices like Galaxy Note 2 and 3, and Galaxy S3 and S5.

Note 4 recently refines physical design and software with new S Pen features. It fixes downside with the Galaxy S line.

Samsung has considered the Galaxy Note line in pushing limits in "phablet' (smartphone and tablet) advancements.  Samsung calls it the leading flagship device with its brand new aluminum case, optimized camera images, a higher-resolution QHD display, and top-end internals.

The update is almost 1 GB and may require at least 3 GB of memory space.

Following the KitKat UI overhaul, Android has put significant additions to the update with "minor tweaks and enhanced animations."

Features of Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop update:

  • Enhanced lock screen notification
  • Improved dialer
  • Improved Messenger
  • New ART runtime
  • Enhanced application launch
  • New sound menu
  • New power saving menu
  • Enhanced application manager tab
  • Enhanced sound bar
  • Enhanced settings
  • Enhanced S Planner
  • Enhanced Clock
  • Enhanced My Files
  • Notifications drawer revamp
  • Simplified UI elements
  • Enhanced push notifications
  • Enhanced gallery apps
  • Enhanced music apps
  • Enhanced video apps
  • Flexible contacts apps

To update Galaxy Note 4 with Android 5.0 Lollipop, here's a good way to go:

1.     Make sure battery is charged up.

2.     Go to "Settings."

3.     Click "About Phone."

4.     Click "System Update."

5.     Click "Check for Updates."

The device is available in 16 GB model for $354.18 on Amazon.

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