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Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge Confirmed To Receive OTA Upgrade

October 9
4:50 AM 2015

As Google has released its newest Android Marshmallow, Samsung Electronics has been very busy upgrading its previous models' operating system with a more recent one. Recently, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge have been confirmed to be upgraded to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop in preparation for the Android 6.0.

Neurogadget recently reported that the users of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 living in Canada and is subscribed to TELUS or Bell carrier are lucky enough as the Android Lollipop 5.1.1 is already being rolled out for their device. Meanwhile, in the US, the Android Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be released soon enough on the T-Mobile, Verizon and US Cellular network carriers.

Furthermore, Yibada said on its article that the Android 5.1.1 update will be avilable also to Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Currently, the handset's users on the AT&T network are running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, as it was stated by the carrier.

The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware is expected to be 641.23 MB in size. However, the device must be armed with enough space to install the update.

The OS update will bring enhancements and improvements to Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge. The upgrade will resolve the stagefright issue. This bug is been bothering the smart devices for a long time now. When this malware comes into the device, the hackers get a free pass to access all the stored information of the user.

Another innovation is the LinkedIn app that can be integrated with the Contacts and Calendar app after this upgrade. The accuracy in the superior auto mode will also be improved, as well as the Material design. The Bluetooth and Wi-Fi options will be available in the drop down shortcut menu and where new icons will also appear. 

The update will be released in the form of over-the-air. Handlers of Note 4 and Note Edge will be notified once their mobile carrier has released the update. When notified, on the screen, all the users need to do is tap the "Install now" option and install the update immediately, or say "Remind Later" and snooze the reminder. In order to manually check for updates, go to Settings>About phone>System update>Check for updates.

In addition, the device must be at least half charged and also connected to a stable and fast Wi-Fi connection for fast installation.

As the Android Lollipop 5.1.1 update already  reached the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge, users are now hopeful to receive the Android Marshmallow next. 

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