Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop seems to picking up steam and it appears to be heading for top handsets like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One 8. With the Samsung Android 5.1 Lollipop heating up, we took a look at what Samsung tablet and smartphone users need to know about Android 5.1 Lollipop update.In November, Google released the Android 5.0 update to the Nexus users. After some weeks, Samsung started launching the update on its handsets. In April, we saw a number of Samsung Android 5.1 updates emerge on the Galaxy tablets and smartphones. Below are some news Samsung users need to know about Android 5.1 update.Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.1 updateAccording to SamMobile, Samsung and Google are prepping a Galaxy S4 Android 5.1 update for the Google Play Edition Version of the device. The Galaxy S4 was one of the Samsung’s Samsung handset to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop but it appears will among the last handsets to get the Android 5.1 Lollipop. According to the publication, the S4 Android 5.1 builds for Google Play Edition are ready to go. This means that Google could start rolling the update any time from now.Galaxy Android 5.1 updates confirmed for these handsetsAccording to SamMobile, Samsung is currently working on the S6 Android 5.1 update, a Galaxy S6 Edge, and an update for the Grand Prime. Few weeks ago, a user on Reddit confirmed potential plans for Galaxy Android 5.1 update. The user claimed that Samsung could use the update to bring new features to old devices.Samsung Android 5.1 Release DateA lucky T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge appears to have the update on his handset. However, the strange thing is that the update is Android 5.1.1, not Android 5.1. In case the rumors are real, Sammy just entered testing.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool