HTC has been rolling out Android Lollipop to UK carriers along with Sprint and T-Mobile in the US. Now we've learned that Android 5.1 Lollipop will soon be arriving OTA to the HTC One M8 Google Play Edition (GPE) and in August to M8 owners in the UK. Head below for all the latest HTC One M8 Android update news.
When will I get Android 5.1 on the HTC One M8?
HTC UK tweeted in response to a customer question and confirmed that the Android 5.1 update for the HTC One M8 will arrive in August alongside Sense 7. As usual, you will have the option of waiting for the over-the-air (OTA) update or manually checking from your device's settings. You can also download the ROM from the HTC site in your country and flash it yourself.
@JKMcCloskey Hey James, the HTC One M8 will have a Software Update for Android Version 5.1 and Sense 7 in August 2015 :)— HTC UK (@HTC_UK) April 29, 2015
HTC One M8 GPE Android update
True to form, Mo Versi announced the latest HTC update via Twitter in early April, stating that the HTC One M8 Google Play Edition will be receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA "shortly". No further details were revealed, but Versi replied to a follow-up comment regarding the HTC One M9 to confirm that this too would be getting Android 5.1 at some point.
Approval for both M8 & M7 GPE versions have been granted by Google for 5.1 OS. OTA out shortly!— Mo Versi (@moversi) April 8, 2015
T-Mobile HTC One M8 Android update
The T-Mobile HTC One M8 Android 5.0 Lollipop update began rolling out in early February, so should now be on most devices. To see if the update is ready for your device, head to Settings > About Phone > Software update.
Sprint HTC One M8 Android update
On February 6, the official Sprint support page was refreshed and Sprint now lists Android 5.0 as the current version of the HTC One M8. The update should be available on all Sprint One M8s by now. Go to Settings > About Phone > Software update if you haven't got it yet.
Verizon HTC One M8 Android update
Verizon HTC One M8 owners got the Lollipop update in early March.
AT&T HTC One M8 Android update
AT&T finally joined the Lollipop party by updating the AT&T HTC One M8 to Android 5.02 in early April.
For those who have Lollipop up and running on their HTC One M8, what are your thoughts so far?