Samsung's premium phablet, the Galaxy Note 4, has received Android 5.0.1 Lollipop in the UK and US with major carriers such as Sprint, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile. If that upgrade has left you wanting more, you might be pleased to learn that Android 5.1.1 could be on its way at the end of July. Find out all the latest Galaxy Note 4 Android update news below.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android M update is not yet available. Android M is expected to launch globally in Q3, 2015. We will let you know when we learn more. Find out everything you need to know about Android M at the link.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.1.1 update
The Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.1.1 update could be here as soon as July, according to a report from Sam Mobile. The story reveals that Samsung is already testing beta versions of Android 5.1.1 for various devices, and that "highly placed sources" have suggested a release date for the Galaxy Note 4 before August.
Android 5.1 quashes many of the bugs present in Android 5.0, as well as bringing improvements to screen-pinning, interruptions, and the quick settings menu. Find out all about the Android 5.1 Lollipop features at the link, and read below for specific carrier update information.
US Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop Android update
Sprint Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update
Android 5.0.1 is now rolling out to Sprint in the US. Android 5.0.1 presents only a minor upgrade over the initial version of Lollipop (5.0), with no significant changes to the general UI. It is nonetheless a more stable and secure version of the software and free from many of the Android Lollipop problems that initially plagued devices.
Sprint's Lollipop upgrade package is a big file, so make sure you're connected to Wi-Fi and your phone is charged to at least 50 percent before downloading. Check your software update page (settings > about phone) now to see if your handset is ready to be upgraded.
AT&T Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update
After Sprint rolled out the update in early March, AT&T was next in line to push out Lollipop OTA. The Android 5.0.1 download comes in at 1.2 GB and will bring all of the regular Lollipop improvements like the Material Design layout and lock-screen notifications. The 0.1 portion of the update includes some general security and bug fixes, as well as service additions like "find my mobile" and "reactivation lock".
Check your settings > about phone > software update page to see if you can download the update OTA yet, and remember to connect to Wi-Fi and charge your battery to at least 50 percent before beginning the download.
To view the full changelog and install instructions, visit the AT&T support page.
The Verizon Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop update is rolling out. Head to your Settings > About Phone > Software Update page to upgrade. See what's new in the latest Verizon Wireless Galaxy Note 4 build on its support page.
T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update
The T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop update is now available. Head over to the T-Mobile support page to see what's new.