Google has officially declared Android 5.1 Lollipop that comes with a lot of changes. Most of those changes are under the cover, and the actual interface has only noticed some minor tweaks here and there.
According to the updated docs, Android 5.1 Lollipop build LMY47D has begun rolling out on March 9. With Android 5.1 build numbers, this number is agreeable and a lot of professionals also noticed the rounds on Android One devices in the past one month. It seems as the first major maintenance update for Lollipop.
The updated spirit of the Android Lollipop operating system is already out for the Nexus 4 smart-phones, Nexus 5 smartphone and 2013 Nexus 7 tablet through T-Mobile. For the Nexus 4, the carrier’s page is showing the 5.1 update obtainable as an OTA installation through Wi-Fi.
However, the page for the Nexus 5 and the one for the 2013 Nexus 7 show the same information. The update will be obtainable through a cellular connection at a later date both pages said.
Moreover, if you wanted to know the updated feature of Android 5.1 Lollipop, below you can find some major features addition to this update: One of the main features that have been added to this update is network support, especially multi-support and cross-platform HD Voice support.
You may have also noticed that Nexus 6 support HD voice from device to device on a single carrier, but now that support for Verizon and T-mobile has been called out in the announcements. And clearly, it will be better supported across the platform.
With Device Protection, security is also high on the list. Now, Android will also protect your phone from irrupt even if it is a factory reset happens on a taken device. Google gives assurance about this high-end feature that basically binds your device to your Google account until you say otherwise it will be obtainable in all that ships with Android 5.1.
You can go enable two-factor authentication while talking about how essential it is for your Google account password to be secure. We have already seen in the release Android 5.1 devices, Google has also updated Quick Settings, so one can also have more granular control over Bluetooth and Wifi network switching. It seems like a one of those feature which will be either life changing or not a big deal depending on the user.
All the Nexus owners, who do not want to wait for their carrier to roll out, Android 5.1 can flash their devices with factory pictures obtainable directly from Google. But ensure that this process is extremely difficult and complex than simply installing the OTA update.
Moreover, this process will fully clean your device that means you can lose any personal data. So, if it is better for you to wait for your carrier to bring update even if it takes a while.