The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has finally started to see Marshmallow arrive, with Canadian carrier Rogers being the latest to provide the new version of Android. We'll keep you posted on similar updates from other carriers. Find out all the latest Galaxy Note 4 Android update news below.
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Galaxy Note 4 Android Marshmallow update
Android Marshmallow began rolling out to the Galaxy Note 4 in March. Sprint has rolled the update out to its customers, as has T-Mobile. The update also saw a wide roll out occur across India.
The latest carrier to issue the update is Rogers, up north in Canada.
Those of you on AT&T, Verizon will sadly have to remain patient, as Marshmallow has not seen any sign of arriving on the Note 4 yet.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android 5.1.1 update
Android 5.1.1 squashes many of the bugs present in Android 5.0 and brings improvements to screen-pinning, interruptions, and the quick settings menu. Find out about the Android 5.1 Lollipop features here, and read on for specific carrier update information.
Sprint Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update
The Android 5.1.1 Sprint Galaxy Note 4 update (N910PVPU4COG5) went out over-the-air (OTA) on August 3. The update to 5.1.1 addresses many of the Android Lollipop problems that initially plagued devices and delivers the Stagefright fix to the Sprint Note 4. It also brings the usual performance and stability improvements, along with 'new/enhanced features' – if you see any of the latter be sure to let us know in the comments.
Sprint's Lollipop upgrade package is a big file, so make sure you're connected to Wi-Fi and your phone is charged to at least 50 percent before downloading it. To check for the update, go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update.
AT&T Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update
After Sprint rolled out the Stagefright patch on August 3, AT&T followed suit on August 5, with build number N910AUCU2COC6. This was followed by another update in October that brought the device up to Android 5.1.1.
Although the official AT&T support page has yet to be updated, many users have reported receiving the update to 5.1.1. To check if your device can receive it yet, go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update page, and remember to connect to Wi-Fi and charge your battery to at least 50 percent before beginning the download.
Verizon Galaxy Note 4 update
The Verizon Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop update containing the Stagefright fix began rolling out on August 10. Limited details about the update can be found on Verizon's support page. If you have the update, let us know in the comments.
To check for the update, head to Settings > About Phone > Software Update.
T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop update
T-Mobile made its Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop 5.1.1 update available on November 30. Head over to the T-Mobile support page to see what's new. Prior to that update, T-Mobile also issued the Stagefright patch on August 10, with firmware build N910TUVU1COG2.
How is Android Lollipop running on your Galaxy Note 4? Let us know what you think of it in the comments.
How to install the latest update manually
First things first: flashing firmware to your device comes with risks, especially if you're using a carrier-branded device. Proceed with caution.
If you are impatient for a new version or wish to downgrade to an older version of Lollipop, you might be interested in learning how to manually install a certain Android version on your Galaxy Note 4.
To do this, you will need to download the factory image of the Android version you want. Many of these can be found over at the XDA Developers forum or at SamMobile.com. Make sure to get the correct image for your device by checking your device model number.
Once you've acquired the correct image, check out our How to get Android Lollipop on your Galaxy Note 4 guide.