With the introduction of Android Lollipop, a mad scramble has already began with manufacturers rushing to update their existing phones to the latest version of operating system brought out by Google. It was a plodding affair, as the latest version of android mobile operating system came into existence with its redesigned user interface. Some other changes include accessing notifications from the lock-screen that is displayed as banners within applications. There were also some internal changes done to the platform that resulted in improvement in application performance and also optimizing battery usage.
It was Samsung Galaxy S5 that got the latest android operating system in the U.S. that was sold at Verizon. The update was announced by the carrier, explaining the new look and features of the software. The update is to be rolled out to all the S5 owners, and that means owners have to hit the refresh button repeatedly for the update to get installed in their device. The new software is about 1 GB in size and it is available as an over-the-air update.
The Lollipop update is also slowly being received throughout Europe by Galaxy S5 owners, and it is closely followed by the remaining U.S. phones. The release of the new firmware will depend on the speed of approval by the networks. Although not available to most users in Europe, the update will soon hit the Galaxy S4 handsets.
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There is good news for Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge owners as the latest Android 5.0 operating system for the phones have already began to be available. It may take several months for the over-the-air update to complete, but once things work out well, there could be a wider release before time. It is to ensure that everything is running smoothly and correctly that software updates are send out in stages by manufacturers.
In Australia, many Galaxy Note Edge owners have spotted the software available for download on their phones through an over-the-air update. Hence, for owners of these mobiles in Australia, check out the availability of software update to see if it has arrived yet.
Samsung has given a visual makeover of its own Android user interface to bring it at par with the Material Design of Google that came into effect with 5.0 Lollipop, and also a slew of new features.