Published on March 21st, 2015 | by Tim Schofield8
How to Update the Moto X (2014) Pure Edition to Android 5.1 Lollipop
Official Android 5.1 Lollipop is here for the Moto X (2014) Pure edition! Pretty exciting, and this video will show you the very simple steps to manually update via an official update zip.
Make note that this is a soak test OTA update and may not go out OTA, but you will STILL GET OFFICIAL OTA UPDATES.
How to update the Moto X (2014) Pure edition to Android 5.1 Lollipop:
Android 5.1 Lollipop Update zip:
Changelog and enhancements:
Android™ 5.1 Lollipop improves stability and provides better control over notifications.
After installing the software update you may notice changes that include:
|Notifications & Interruptions||Usability improvements include:
|In addition to dismissing a heads-up notification, you can now swipe it up to remove it from your screen. It will remain in your notifications tray and you can dismiss it later.|
|Quick Settings||You can quickly select different Wi-Fi access points or different paired Bluetooth devices with a new pull-down menu on each tile. Conditional settings tiles that only show if you use the feature – like “Invert Colors” or “Hotspot” – can now be hidden via a long-press on the tile.|
|Camera||Reduces noise in low-light shots and improves responsiveness of the viewfinder with the front-facing camera (selfie).|
|Device Protection||Lost or stolen devices will remain locked until you sign in with your Google account, even if reset to factory settings. Note that you must have a Google account on the device to automatically enable this feature and set a PIN, password or pattern screen lock.|
|Performance||Improvements in the Android Runtime (ART) lead to faster application launch times.|
|Lockscreen||If you have enabled Ambient Display, the minimum swipe distance has increased to reduce accidental interactions.|
|Bug Fixes||Issues fixed in this release include:
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