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How to Manually Update Android Version (Lollipop/Marshmallow)

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“My Android phone currently on 4.4.4 KitKat - I've had the notification to update to 5.0.1 for many times. I've not upgraded because of the reports of issues with the upgrade. Is there some easy methods for me to upgrade my Android Kitkat to Lollipop, thanks in advance?

How to Manually Upgrade Android 4.4.4 to 5.0 Lollipop?
How to Update Android Marshmallow via “over the air”
What to Do When Data Loss during System Updating?

How to Manually Upgrade Android 4.4.4 to 5.0 Lollipop?

For this we have easy steps for you to follow:
1. Tap the “Settings” on your device.
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2. Change “Auto update apps over wifi enabled”  for “Auto update apps at any time. Data charges may apply”.
3. Head to “About” >> “About device”.
4. See to “Software Update”.
5. Tap on “Check updates” and wait for the form to search for available updates.
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6. If your mobile device supports the latest android version you can see their at this page.
7. Check that you have enough phone memory on your mobile
8. Download and install update to Lollipop or Marshmallow 6.0.

By using wifi, you can manually upgrade android version online with nobody’s help.

Also Read: How to Root Android 6.0.1 with Reliable Methods?

How to Update Android Marshmallow via “over the air”

Once your phone manufacturer makes Android Marshmallow available for your device, you can upgrade to it via an “over the air” (OTA) update. These OTA updates are incredibly simple to do and take only a couple of minutes.

Open your phone and head to the “Settings” panel

In “Settings” scroll down until you find an “About phone” option, tap it.
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In “About phone” tap “Software update”  to check for the latest version of Android

Please note that before Android Marshmallow is available, you may have to update your phone to the latest version of Android Lollipop. You need to run Android 5.1 or later to seamlessly update to Marshmallow.
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Once downloaded, your phone will reset and install and launch into Android Marshmallow.

What to Do When Data Loss during System Updating?

Before updating the Android version, it is better to backup your data first. Since some users have feedback that some error might cause data loss. If the issue already occur, we offer the solution as below for you. 

Use Android Data Recovery software, which can help you to get back the files from kinds of situation including system updating issue. Just a few simple steps.

Step 1. Download and install recovery software to PC
Step 2. Connect Android to PC via USB cable
Step 3. Scan the files types to recover
Step 4. Preview and recover lost data 

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Read More: How to Root Android 5.1.1?


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