The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for a slew of Nexus devices has reportedly started rolling out. The Long Term Evolution (LTE)-capable variants of the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 smartphones, along with the Nexus 9 tablet, are receiving the over-the-air (OTA) update.
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update For Nexus 4 And Nexus 5
According to Android Police, Google has apparently seeded the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Nexus 4 and Nexus 5. However, only the LTE variants are reportedly compatible with this update. As usual, the firmware updates are sent in phases and hence, the OTA update will be made available to all the Nexus users in the coming days. However, if the Nexus users would like to download the update directly, here are the links.
Direct download links for Nexus 4 and Nexus 5:
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update For Nexus 9
The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Nexus 9 tablet with 4G LTE support has reportedly began rolling out. In any case, Android Police points out that, the Nexus 9 owners should update their tablets to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop version prior to downloading and installing the latest version.
Speaking of changes and enhancements, the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update apparently comes with improved performance and stability, along with a bunch of bugs fixes. In the meantime, prior to downloading and installing the firmware update, readers are advised to go through the instructions given in the Android Police site linked above. The instructions will be very useful especially if the user plans to install with ADB (Android Debug Bridge) on the computer. For those uninitiated, the Nexus drivers are reportedly referred as “ADB drivers.” The Android Debug Bridge is apparently part of the standard Android System Development Kit (SDK). Therefore, it lets the Nexus owners to use the computer to interact with the Android smartphone via command line, notes Hippowise.
Furthermore, the Lollipop update will apparently work only if the Nexus 9 users have stock Android on board. In case, the device owners tried an unsolicited version on their handsets, the only available option is to wait for the factory images.
Direct download links for Nexus 9 tablet:
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