Moto E (2nd Generation) - Android™ 5.1 Lollipop Release Notes
We are excited to announce a new software update for Moto E (2nd Gen.) by Motorola.
This update brings important security and stability improvements to your phone.
For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mymotoe.
This update includes changes including the following:
|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 Colours” or “Hotspot” - can now be hidden via a long-press on the tile.|
|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.|
|Android Security||Includes the updates of Android security patches until 1st March 2016.|
|Stability Improvements||Includes changes that fix bugs and improve the stability of your phone.|
For a successful installation, we recommend installing this update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
If you have received a notification message for this update:
- Select "Yes, I’m in".
- After the software is downloaded, select the prompt to install it.
- After the software is installed, your phone will restart automatically.
- Your phone is now updated.
If you have not received a notification message for this update, follow the steps below to manually update your phone:
- Select the Settings icon in the apps menu.
- Select "About phone".
- Select "System updates".
- Follow the steps above to download and install the update.
If you have difficulty with this upgrade, visit us at www.motorola.com/mymotoe.
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