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Solutions for Common Problem of Updating Android 5.0 Lollipop


Under the influence of the massive publicity campaign for Android 5.0 Lollipop, I believe a lot of people can wait to try this brand new operating system on their Android smart phone or tablet. Even though all Android phones are based on the same OS, different phone makers have different strategies to process the update of Android 5.0 among their users. So it might be possible that the LG users’ problem will never accrue to Sony users. In general, there will be a lot of problems come up while the whole world is updating their Android operating system. Problems keep coming out is normal, because even we have been companying with smart phones for many years, sometimes we just cannot figure out how to deal with its problems. Let’s check the problems below and see the answer for them.


Problem 1: Many people already had their phone update with Android 5.0-Lollipop. But I haven’t received any update OTA at my Nexus 4? Anything can do about it?

Answer: Even many people already cannot wait to update to Android 5.0, it is not available for all Android devices currently. For example, Moto X Pure Edition and second-g Moto G will get OTA first, after that, Nexus series will receive their own OTA. But be aware of that not all Nexus can have official OTA to update Android 5.0.
You can check the devices are available for Android 5.0-Lollipop as below.

  • Nexus 10
  • Nexus 9 (Wi-Fi)
  • Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi and Mobile)
  • Nexus 5 (GSM/LTE)

Or you can go to Google’s official website to find more details and further information. Since more devices will be able to update to Android 5.0-Lollipop.

Problem 2: I can see Google factory image is available for Nexus 5, yet, I haven’t got any OTA on my Nexus 5. I’d like to know what’s wrong.

Answer: Maybe some people use the devices that already announced able to update to Android 5.0-Lollipop but still have no OTA on their phone. If you don’t want to wait for the official OTA, you can just download the factory image file and install it on your phone by yourself. Click here to learn more specific operation.

Problem 3: I really need to know what will happen if I download the factory image of Android 5.0 and install it on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Is that possible all my data will be erased?

Answer 3: I’m afraid that’s what will happen to your Note 2, if you manually install Android 5.0-Lollipop on it. To avoid this situation, you might be better just waiting for the official notice of the update, since update through OTA won’t damage any of the data on your phone.

Problem 4: I want to know the correct news about whether Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will have access to Android 5.0 Lollipop?

Answer: Until now Samsung only announced the plan to update Android 5.0 for Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy Note 3. You can keep an eye on Samsung’s official website. Maybe Samsung will release new update plan which might include Galaxy Note 2.

Problem 5: I would like to know more about the delay of the factory images for Nexus 7 LTE.

Answer: About this issue, maybe we can only be patient and wait Google to release new information.

Problem 6: My phone is rooted and booloader unlocked. I wonder if in the near further, there will be a method to flash this custom recovery as well as possible solutions to flash a rooted Android 5.0.

Answer: If you installed Android 5.0-Lollipop manually on your rooted Android phone, of course you will lose the root. But it is hard to deny the chance to come up with solutions for your situation. So don’t worry about this problem.

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