Google’s Android 5.1 update is continuing to roll out on the Nexus family. The update is bringing a huge collection of bug fixes and feature tweaks to the Nexus owners. As the roll out speed up its roll out on the Nexus devices there are some problems associated with the updates. Fortunately, there are fixes for those problems.

Here are the Android 5.1 Lollipop issues on the Nexus Family

  1. Memory Leak Issue

This problem was internally fixed at Google several weeks ago though it is still a big problem for the Nexus owners. The update’s help forums are filled with complaints regarding app crashes and random reboots. Similar issues on the Android 5.1 Lollipop version in the Nexus 5. These issues have been intense that Google is telling the Nexus 5 users to stay on the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop till it fixes them.

  1. Camera issues

Many of the Nexus 5 users are experiencing issues related with the camera application after installing the Android 5.1 update. According to Android Police, the issue become vulnerable when third party apps access, the handset’s stock camera app. Several Nexus owners are experiencing problems with the Smart Lock.  It is still not vivid if Google has internally fixed the issue. A simple restart may fix this issue temporarily.

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Not Everyone is Having Problems

It is vital to note that everyone is having issues with the Android 5.1 Lollipop. The Nexus 6 handset is not experiencing any problems. There are no app crashes or random reboots and even extensive battery drain.

The Nexus 4 users have noted great improvements. Moreover, even some Nexus 4 users have revealed to have not encountered any problems with the new update. The Nexus 5 is also not experiencing extensive battery drain and connectivity related issues. Before updating your device to the Android 5.1 Lollipop you should do a proper research and if you find it awesome, you can install the update.

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