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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware update


The American multinational telecommunication company (AT&T) rolled out an OTA update to all Samsung Galaxy S5 consumers. Since, the update seems to be a major change in current operating system. We can expect more from the AT&T mobile carrier. Currently, the device runs on Android Kitkat (4.4.4) operating system.Samsung-Galaxy-S5-tight

On the latest firmware brings Lollipop that carries 5.1.1 user interface, security updates as well as bug fixes. Similarly, most of the Android Smartphones facing Stagefright bug issues. Hence, this update also covers Stagefright 2.0 along with some other bug fixes. Likewise, Android marshmallow firmware reached most of the operating system. Google planning to complete marshmallow update for 92% of Android based Smartphone by the end of 2015. Remaining 12% devices won’t receive any marshmallow firmware due to hardware limits.

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This OTA update is incompatible/unavailable for Samsung’s SM-G900A (galaxy S5), G800A (S5 mini) and G870A (S5 Active).

Talking about the features, Samsung Galaxy S5 sporting Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 that boosts 2GB RAM. Importantly, The new firmware upgrade carries BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) productivity tools for your workplace. This helps to connect your device with the workplace in one network.

How to check for the new firmware manually:

Home screen>settings>about devices>check for the updates.

The firmware update will be sized around 609 MB to 999 MB. You can check for the latest firmware update via Samsung Kies. It takes few minutes to search for the latest firmware in the official application.

Note: Take your backup of data, contacts and important docs before processing for any steps. We look forward more updates on firmware. Stay connected and share your opinion in the comment section below.


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