Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Samsung

Owners of AT&T-driven Samsung Galaxy S4 Active smartphone residing in the US can check for the Google Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) OS update, which has been released by the network provider.

According to an official AT&T listing, the Android Lollipop is currently rolling out to Galaxy S4 Active (bearing model number SGH-I537), in the form of a 1GB-sized file, via OTA.

What's new with Lollipop?

The Android Lollipop firmware upgrade brings along a host of new features and enhancements mentioned below:

  • Material Design: Material design offers fluid animations, vivid coloured themes and 3D-views.
  • Improved Lockscreen: Shortcuts for both Phone and Camera are provided, along with material design-inspired notifications.
  • Touchwiz: Brighter look and feel, bold colours, fluid animation inspired by material design.
  • Floating Action Button: Floating action buttons provide easy access to the app's most important features, such as adding a new contact or favourite, or composing a text message.
  • Smart Lock: Secure smartphone by pairing it with a trusted device like a wearable or car.
  • Interruptions: Priority notifications such as events and reminders, phone calls, and messages can be set up to sound or vibrate while all other notifications are muted.
  • Recents: Easy access to your Chrome tabs right from the Recent apps page. Multi-window icons for ease of use during multi-tasking.
  • Activation of 'OK Google' voice command: With OK Google, it is possible to issue voice commands to Galaxy S4 Active smartphones.
  • Battery saving features: Indicates remaining time left to charge.

How to download and install Android Lollipop on AT&T-driven Galaxy S4 Active:

The Android Lollipop is available on AT&T-driven Galaxy S4 Active smartphones via an OTA notification, but users can manually search and download it by following the steps mentioned below.

Manual search, download and installation of Lollipop:

  • From the Home screen, press the Menu key, and tap Settings.
  • From the More tab, tap About device.
  • Tap Software update.
  • Tap Check for updates.
  • Tap OK
  • Tap Done.

Verification of software update:

    • From the Home screen, press the Menu key, and tap Settings.
    • From the More tab, tap About device.
    • The following information displays:
    • Android version: 5.0.1
    • Baseband version: I537UCUCOC6
    • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-4554112
    • Build Number: LRX22C.I537UCUCOC6.