Samsung, after seeding the Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) OS update across US and multiple European countries, has now extended the rollout to its Galaxy Note 4 Duos users in China and Hong Kong.

According to a GSMArena report, the Android Lollipop firmware update is already rolling out to owners of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos in China and Hong Kong, which means that users of these smartphones should see the software update automatically via OTA as per the general norm.

As per the GSMArena report, Galaxy Note 4 Duos users should notice Lollipop, in the form of a bulky 1GB sized file, and the software also apparently requires as much as 3GB of free memory for correct installation.

What's new?

  • Material Design UI with Samsung TouchWiz on top
  • New lockscreen notifications
  • Improvement in battery life
  • Enhanced fingerprint recognition
  • Brand new clipboard tool for storing copied data/information and screenshots
  • Revamped native applications
  • Enhanced smartphone performance

Manual search, installation of Android Lollipop, within Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos

Android Lollipop OS update, for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Duos, will be available automatically via OTA, but users can also initiate a manual search and download/install the software manually as follows:

  • From the home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About Phone > Software updates > Check for updates
  • Select Download Now
  • When download is complete, a screen will appear indicating that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Select Install Now
  • The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear indicating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.