Samsung's 2015 flagship smartphones Galaxy S6 series smartphones have begun receiving the Android v5.1.1 Lollipop stability update in select regions.
Technology blog YouMobile has confirmed that network carrier T-Mobile has released the 5.1.1 Lollipop to both the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) and S6 Edge (SM-G925T) in the US.
The new update is massive 1.4GB in size and is available via OTA (Over-The-Air) as well as through Kies PC companion suite. As per change-log entry, it said to have user-interface improvements, additional guest mode, RAM camera support and security fixes apart from the usual performance and stability enhancements.
In a related development, SamMobile has claimed that Galaxy Note 4 will also get the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update. The new firmware for Samsung's flagship phablet is under the testing and probably gets rolled out in a month or two.
How to Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update on Samsung Galaxy S6/ Galaxy S6 Edge:
Via Kies [Video Tutorial]:
Step 1: Connect your phone [Galaxy S6/ Galaxy S6 Edge] to PC via USB cable [Note: Before connecting the device, be sure to have installed Kies software in PC, if not, download, HERE]
Step 2: Then, phone will get recognised on the computer. Later click on the phone image (SM-G920T or SM-G925T) to the left of the screen and there you will find memory capacity. Below that section, you can see 'Firmware information', under which you would have got the 'new firmware is available' notification and click the 'Firmware upgrade' button.
Step 3: After selecting 'Firmware upgrade', you will be asked to save or do back-up of files stored in the phone to PC.
Step 4: 'Download update' step is followed by installation of software.
Step 5: Once installation process is complete, the device will re-start.
Step 6: Then, disconnect the phone and again reconnect the handset to PC to confirm that the device is upgraded to latest firmware.
Those who are not that tech savvy can wait for the OTA notifications.
Users can also check for OTA update manually by going to – 'Settings' >> 'About phone' >> 'System update' >> 'Check Now';