T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 finally scores llipop in this week’s Android update roundup

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 1 May 2015

The T-Mobile version of the Galaxy Note 4 is finally catching up to its siblings on other networks, ling the golden Android llipop update. 

However, some older phones are also getting their hs on llipop, such as the G2, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4.

So let’s explore who is getting a new treat with their device this week. It’s part of our weekly roundup of major software updates for the biggest devices, including phones tablets on U.S. carriers, unlocked phones, even wearables. Making sure your device is running the latest available software is a good housekeeping practice, ensuring you have the latest features with fewer bugs gaping security holes.


Galaxy Note 4: The T-Mobile support page certifies that the software download is available, bringing Android 5.0 -Fi calling. Your device will need at least 50 percent charged a have -Fi connection in order to accept the 1.1 GB update. so, don’t forget you can always track your T-Mobile device’s journey down the update road with the new T-Mobile software updates page.

Optimus 0: It’s good to see mid-range devices getting llipop also. That’s the story with the Optimus 0, which is getting Android 5.0.2. T-Mobile says you can trigger the update get it over-the-air now.


Galaxy S4: Samsung has really elevated its update game with llipop, pushing out updates to both new older devices much quicker than it used to. Such is the case with the Galaxy S4, which is now two generations back of the current frontrunner Galaxy S6. A Verizon update page has all the details on Android 5.0, which is rolling out as an over-the-air update.


G2: This device has already picked up llipop on AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon. Sprint support says along with Android 5.0 you’re getting an update to the FM radio software.

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Galaxy Note 3: A U.S. Cellular support page says you can get the over-the-air update via -Fi or install it directly with Samsung’s Kies software. It brings Android 5.0 Samsung’s retouched interface that incorporates ’s Material Design.


Nexus 7 (2013): The Android 5.1.1 factory images are now live, though they’re only for the -Fi edition of ’s last-generation tablet. If you have an E model, you’re stuck on 5.1 for now.

Nexus 10: The Android 5.1.1 update for the largest of ’s tablets is also available on the Nexus Factory Image page. It’s primarily a bug fix update, hopefully smoothing out some performance issues.