• Android 5.0 Lollipop

Android 5.0 Lollipop (Photo : Facebook)

Sprint Corporation recently announced that it will roll out the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users.

 Sprint is the second carrier to roll out the Android 5.1.1 update to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the first being T-Mobile. According to Droid Life, the update is quite large and was reported to be around 563MB in size. Users are recommended to free up some space to make sure that the update will be installed with no problem.

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According to Android Authority, the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update will bring in several performance upgrade as well as major bug fixes. A few user interface upgrade and a factory reset protection will be introduced as well.

Unfortunately, the reported memory leak issue was not addressed in this update. On the other hand, Sprint released some patch to fix carrier-specific bugs.

The Android 5.1.1 update will also allow the Galaxy S6 series to support RAW photography. This feature is not supported by the default camera app. However, users can download a third-party camera app to take advantage of the new feature.

The operating software update will change the Galaxy S6's software version to G920PVPU2B0F7. The S6 Edge's software will be changed to G925PVPU2B0F7.

Users will start receiving the update on July 2, Thursday. Users have the option to wait for the upgrade to push through or they also have the option to manually install the update.

 The manually check the availability of the update, users can head over to Settings, tap About Phone and the System Update option will check for the updates' availability.