Android 5.1.1 Update: Verizon Google Nexus 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos Starts Receiving the Update, More Details

Google released a new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update for all Nexus smartphones and tablets. It was aimed at removing some additional bugs and improving the overall Lollipop experience. The update was released for devices like the Google Nexus 6 and is currently arriving for other devices like Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Motorola Moto X. Sadly, there are still Nexus 6 owner who are stuck with the older Android versions.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos isn’t being made available in many markets but it’s time for this device to taste the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update. Since the last few weeks, the Samsung Galaxy S6 (single-SIM variant) has been receiving the latest update, depending on the carrier and also the region where it’s located.

Meanwhile, the latest update will be available at a size of 620MB download for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos. The update will be available over-the-air. You can definitely go for the over-the-air version but in case the update notification is not available on your device, you should head over to Samsung’s desktop PC app, Kies, for further assistance.

You will be able to install the new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update using this software. Right now, the release of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update for Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos is restricted to Dubai, UAE but it will soon be released on other markets.

Besides the increase in Android version, the new software will introduce some unnamed security enhancements, superior system stability and an improved User Interface. The update will also bring further performance improvements.

Meanwhile, Google delivered the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update by the end of May but most of the older tablets received it in the beginning. Right now, it’s July and the Verizon Nexus 6 was still stuck on the old Android 5.1 update. At the same time, Google recently announced the successor to Android 5.1.1 known as Android M.

Many Nexus 6 owners can now try the latest Android version. However, many users are yet to receive the latest release while all news and excitement surrounds Android M (which could be Android 5.2 or Android 6.0) at the moment.

Right now, Verizon announced that it’s ready and all details have been released. Google released the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update in late May for the Nexus 6 on various carriers like Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular.

After a few weeks, it started arriving for AT&T. Sadly; no updates arrived for the Verizon Nexus 6. The latest update was not a single update for all users. Instead, it was exclusive to various carriers.

However, around 90 days after the release of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update for other Nexus 6 smartphones, it was finally announced for Verizon. Reports indicate that it should start rolling over this weekend. Verizon owners are habituated with updates arriving late for their devices but thankfully it was released within the next 3 months.

2 thoughts on “Android 5.1.1 Update: Verizon Google Nexus 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos Starts Receiving the Update, More Details”

  1. i recieved the update for my galaxy s6, but all of a sudden when i hit update now, it gives me unable to download update, a network or server error occurred.
    tried restarting and wiping cache but nothing.

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