Recently Google announced the arrival of Android 5.1 Lollipop.
The latest version of, announced Monday, will address issues with version 5.0 of the OS, while adding a handful of new features that help improve the user experience, according to the Official Android blog.
- For starters, Quick Settings will now allow you to connect to a Wi-Fi network or Bluetooth device without opening another menu.
- If you own a phone that offers multiple SIM card ports, you’ll be able to switch between them without physically swapping SIM cards.
- Communicating even easier, High Definition voice calling will be available between Android 5.1 devices.
- Google has also beefed up security for lost or stolen devices.
- Despite a factory reset, the device will still require a sign-in with the original Google account. This feature will be available on the Nexus 6 and 9 to start, but will be included on other devices shipped with Android 5.1.
So when will you see the Android 5.1 Lollipop update? According to some documents spotted on T-Mobile’s site by Android Police, the Google Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and Nexus 7 (2013) may see updates today. Stay tuned for more updates on which phones will receive the enhanced features. Check out Lance Whitney’s post here for a full list of changes in Android 5.1.