Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Gets Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Verizon Wireless

Verizon has finally rolled out Android 5.1.1 lollipop update for the Samsung galaxy Note 4, coming very late in comparison with other US carrier networks like Sprint, which released the lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 4 back in August 2015, and AT&T released two months later followed by T-Mobile.

The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update comes with support for Android for work, a feature that separates business apps from mobile applications, according to the official Verizon Wireless page.

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The update takes out the Amazon app store and Amazon widgets that come preloaded on the Galaxy Note 4, it also upgrades the Phablet to the Samsung Knox platform. The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update generally target improving the Note 4 in terms of performance and fix unknown issues and bugs. It also gives the 2014 tablet a more strengthened security.

To the Verizon subscribers ready to install the newest firmware for their Samsung phablet should be aware of certain things required to go through the update process, these things include having a strong Wi-Fi network or a stable and fast Verizon wireless network data connection to download the files for the update. It is also important that the battery should be fully charged before beginning the update process.

The update can be downloaded via OTA (over-the-air), users can check if the files are ready for download by navigating through phone settings, go to About Phone and tap Software update.

Specs-wise, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 sports a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with a 1440 × 2560 pixel resolution. Its display is protected by a corning Gorilla Glass 4, coupled with a pixel density of 551ppi. The main camera has a 16MP lens sensor while the front camera comes with a 3.7MP lens sensor. It packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage.