The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on US Cellular is getting the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update rolling out OTA. This new update is the same build that is currently pushed out to numerous owners of the Samsung Galaxy S6. Unfortunately, no official changelog from its developer has been made available yet.
The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA update brings a major change named Factory Reset Protection feature. The Factory Reset Protection function offers its users a new layer of protections against thieves. Practically, with this new feature the user can look its device using a Password protection like a PIN or any other type of look. The new feature will protect your device to be wiped if someone steals your Samsung Galaxy device and want to factory reset it.
In addition, the new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update brings changes to the device camera application, with RAW support and lower ISO value.
As you may know that, the new update will be released in stages for all Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on US Cellular and is called Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (G925R4TYU2BOF7) firmware version.
To check to see if your Galaxy S6 Edge device on US Cellular is eligible for the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA release first make sure that the device’s battery is charged up. Keep in mind that the new Lollipop 5.1.1 official OTA rollout are only being released for stock Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge devices. You won’t be eligible to get the new update in case your Galaxy S6 Edge device has been modified in any way, with a root process or by installing a custom ROM.
To verify manually if the update is rolled out for your device you can go to Settings -> About Device -> System updates? Check for updates. Alternatively, connect to Samsung Kies software.
As I told you before the US Cellular has posted any change-log, but we can assume that there are also several bugfixes included and other new optimizations and enhancements.
Did you receive the new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on US Cellular device?