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Verizon Moto E (2nd Gen) is now receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop

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Verizon Moto E (2nd Gen) is now receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop

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Motorola Moto E 2015 house owners on Verizon are being greeted with a wonder tool update from Verizon. Rolling out now over the air, the update formally brings the software as much as Android 5.1, the up to date (and so much elusive) model of Lollipop launched by way of Google.

The update brings all of the Android 5.1 goodness we’ve come to be expecting. Motorola even provided us with a long changelog again while the unlocked Moto E first started received Android 5.1 last month. Check it out:

Motorola Moto E 2015 Android 51 Lollipop Verizon

Notifications & Interruptions

  • Block interruptions till your subsequent alarm. This selection will display most effective if in case you have an alarm set inside the subsequent 12 hours. It will save you you from lacking an alarm while you select ‘No interruptions’.
  • You can select to go into a scheduled downtime early. For instance, if you'll mattress early and alter your notification settings, you'll be able to make a selection “Until your downtime ends”. This choice shall be visual while inside of 4 hours of the scheduled get started of your downtime.
  • Adds icons to the quantity settings panel that fit the ones to be able to display within the standing bar (None, Priority).
  • You can now regulate notification quantity controls at the same time as media is enjoying. With the quantity controls appearing, a faucet at the bell icon will increase notification quantity controls.

Heads-up Notifications – In addition to disregarding a heads-up notification, you'll be able to now swipe it up to take away it out of your monitor. It will stay on your notifications tray and you'll be able to brush aside it later.

Quick Settings – You can temporarily make a selection other Wi-Fi get right of entry to issues or other paired Bluetooth units with a brand new pull-down menu on each and every tile. Conditional settings tiles that best display for those who use the function – like “Invert Colors” or “Hotspot” – can now be hidden by means of an extended-press at the tile.

Camera – Reduces noise in low-gentle photographs and improves responsiveness of the viewfinder with the entrance-dealing with digital camera (selfie).

Device Protection – Lost or stolen units will stay locked till you check in together with your Google account, although reset to manufacturing unit settings. Note that you simply will have to have a Google account at the software to mechanically allow this option and set a PIN, password or trend display lock.

Performance – Improvements within the Android Runtime (ART) result in quicker software release occasions.

Lockscreen – If you could have enabled Ambient Display, the minimal swipe distance has higher to scale back unintentional interactions.
Bug Fixes

Issues fastened on this unlock come with:

  • Clock within the standing bar isn’t updating and alarms don't seem to be going off
  • Can’t delete SMS messages while the SIM card is complete
  • No ringer audio whilst making an outgoing name
  • Calculator floating aspect calculations
  • Chrome crashes on release
  • Frequent restarts whilst gazing Netflix
  • Wi-Fi won't mechanically reconnect to your house Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi now not connecting after being idle all night time
  • Wi-Fi connection problems with more than one routers in a single region
  • Bluetooth discovery is now not brought on while you refresh settings
  • CPU wakelocks that give a contribution to heavier battery drain
  • Connection and synchronization problems with MS Exchange servers
  • Incorrect default APN
  • Can’t release the SIM with a PIN/PUK code
  • Can’t play ‘pinned’ content material
  • General balance enhancements

Of path, this transfer will most probably best additional agitate house owners of different Moto units as they anxiously look forward to their updates to Lollipop however don’t fear, they’re coming. We understand Lollipop hasn’t been probably the most malicious program-loose model of Android we’ve noticed and it’s taken various computer virus solving updates on Google’s finish to patch issues up.

Android 5.1 is the definitive model of Lollipop and slightly frankly, the one update we’d need operating on our Android units. That is till Android H comes alongside. Moto E house owners on Verizon, revel in.

[Verizon]

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