Owners of Samsung's high-end Galaxy Note 4 smartphones in the US can now check their handsets for the much-expected Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) OS update which has finally begun an active rollout in the country.
According to a SamMobile report, Galaxy Note 4 users who have subscribed to Sprint's wireless network services in the US will be the first to get Android 5.1.1.
The latest Lollipop update is applicable to Galaxy Note 4 units bearing model number SM-N910P. However, users are required to manually download the latest firmware, as Sprint is yet to officially seed Android 5.1.1 automatically via over-the-air (OTA).
Click here to download Android 5.1.1 for Sprint-driven Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphones in the US.
Sprint Galaxy Note 4 users, after installing Android 5.1.1, can verify the new firmware with the details listed below:
- Model: SM-N910P
- Model name: GALAXY Note 4
- Country: Sprint (CDMA)
- Version: Android 5.1.1
- Changelist: 5303209
- Build date: Thu, 16 Jul 2015
- Product code: SPR
- PDA: N910PVPU4COG5
- CSC: N910PSPT4COG5
As for newer enhancements, Galaxy Note 4 owners should get a smoother UI feel, newer animation, enhanced battery life, faster task switcher animations and a host of general performance/stability improvements along with bug-fixes.
Sprint-driven Galaxy Note 4 users can also choose to check for Android 5.1.1 OTA notifications manually, rather than having to install the firmware from external sources.
Owners of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphones can follow the steps mentioned below to manually check for Android 5.1.1 notifications:
- From the home screen of your devices, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About Phone > Software updates > Check for updates
- Select Download Now
- When the download is complete, a screen will appear informing you 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.