The carrier Verizon is offering a fresh Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA Update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 . So hit the road and see your Smartphone’s notification panel and see for any new device or firmware updates. The Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy could appear anytime, so stay vigilant; watching the notification panel for update.
If you are a manual-buff and don’t want to wait for the update to come up on your notification dashboard and want to check yourself for any firmware or system files available for updating your device then go to Settings> About Phone> System Updates menu. If you are lucky enough and find that the updates are ready to download, switch from your Data Plan to a reliable Wi-Fi network for downloading the Lollipop update.
Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5’s Android 5.0 or better known as Lollipop update gives it out-of-box features that include the ground-breaking Material design that offers more fluidity and swift, 3-D design. Moreover, you get more tangible user interaction, Multi-user support, guest support, smart lock, Download Booster, better security and privacy features, lockscreen notification control, better device sharing options, intelligent and advanced notifications, better accessibility, cool interface, priority mode, battery saving option, better and clearer icons and graphics, vivid performance, multi-tasking support, better performance because of ART( Android RunTime), better connectivity and wireless services, support for Android TV, a whole set of new languages support, rapid settings toggle etc. Specifically for this device the update has also enhanced recent screen which lists all the recent-apps you’ve used on your device and the Samsung’s ever-popular default launcher TouchWiz is improved.
Verizon has released Lollipop updates before also particularly for this device. The last one was released in the month of February. Due to spotting and detection of various bugs and problems, Verizon stopped rolling out updates for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The new update comes with the firmware number set to G900VVRU1BOC4. It comes with a box full of features and great Android experience and environment.
Unfortunately, this update too like the other updates comes in phases which signifies that only a small number of people using Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 would get this update today. But don’t get disappointed by this, the update would continue releasing in the coming days or weeks and everyone would get their Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 running on Android 5.0 Lollipop G900VVRU1BOC4 firmware.
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