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Sun, Mar 29, 2015 10:37 PM

Note 4 Lollipop update

Hi

 

I am using samsung galaxy note 4. I have tried to update my phone to lollipop.But its showing no updates are found in AT&T server.

Checked setting-->general-->about phone-->software updates---> Check update-->check AT&T server for new software update-->Current software is up to date..... But I have Andriod version 4.4.4 

 

I have been trying from March 26th.Please let me know why I'm not able to update. 

 

Thanks

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Contributor

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2 Messages

6 years ago

Don't do it! Me and the wife just updated ours to lollipop. It's horrible! Faster battery drain, ugly and unchangeable colors for main phone apps (phone, messaging, and internet), and the phone's are sluggish now. We have the Note 4 too and are big fans of the Note since the 2.

IT'S THE WORST ANDROID UPDATE EVER!

It's why I'm here. Looking to find out who to complain to; android, at&t, samsung or all 3.

My phone prompted me to update. My wife had to go into settings like you tried to do.

Maybe there is a known problem and that's why you can't update to lollipop now. At least I hope so! I've heard trying to roll back to a previous update doesn't work very well, so I'm pretty sure we're stuck until the next update comes out.

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2 Messages

6 years ago

So, I did a little more quick research. I use Drippler on all my Androids. It's a great app that finds you news for the device it's installed on.

Apparently, there is a way for me to go back to kit kat, but i haven't done that yet.

But the latest news is that yes, there are problems with lollipop 5.0 releases. And 5.1 isn't expected out anytime soon. Especially considering 5.0 hasn't been released to everyone yet. I am guessing that you just happen to be in an area that AT&T hasn't made the update available yet. It's a slow process (it has to eventually go out to the entire world).

Since I completely and utterly hate the obnoxious orange color of my messaging menu, I think I will try to roll back to kit kat. I was more than happy with that anyways.

When 5.1 is released, I think I will research it fully before upgrading. It will likely have a few features that the S6 will have, but I'm not sure I'd really care because the note 4 already has 4k features.

I have a coworker who is still on jelly bean (I think that's the one) so he can use an app that let's him use his Verizon phone as a wifi router at home for free. Which means upgrading Android is only necessary if you want the specific new features or an app requires it.

Tutor

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6 Messages

6 years ago

So it's better not to update my phone to lollipop 5.0....

 

and wait for 5.1 update

GLIMMERMAN76

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21.1K Messages

6 years ago

the update is forced after you decline it 3 times.  Att starting doing this with the G3 and S5.

 

 

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GLIMMERMAN76

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21.1K Messages

6 years ago


@JackTheChicken wrote:
So, I did a little more quick research. I use Drippler on all my Androids. It's a great app that finds you news for the device it's installed on.

Apparently, there is a way for me to go back to kit kat, but i haven't done that yet.

But the latest news is that yes, there are problems with lollipop 5.0 releases. And 5.1 isn't expected out anytime soon. Especially considering 5.0 hasn't been released to everyone yet. I am guessing that you just happen to be in an area that AT&T hasn't made the update available yet. It's a slow process (it has to eventually go out to the entire world).

Since I completely and utterly hate the obnoxious orange color of my messaging menu, I think I will try to roll back to kit kat. I was more than happy with that anyways.

When 5.1 is released, I think I will research it fully before upgrading. It will likely have a few features that the S6 will have, but I'm not sure I'd really care because the note 4 already has 4k features.

I have a coworker who is still on jelly bean (I think that's the one) so he can use an app that let's him use his Verizon phone as a wifi router at home for free. Which means upgrading Android is only necessary if you want the specific new features or an app requires it.

You cant roll back there is no 4.4.4 odin image(that I can find) for the ATT note 4 because of the signed bootloader.  

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4 Messages

6 years ago

Also the GPS now sucks. It continously drops signal and searches. Phone seems clunky and slow at times. Enough that it makes me start looking at other devices.

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5 Messages

6 years ago

After updating I was losing about 15% of battery/hour which is ridiculous and nowhere near the battery life I had under Kit Kat.  I tried everything and ended up backing up the phone and resetting the device to factory settings.  Once I restored all of my apps and information, I've been getting better battery life than before the update, around 2 solid days under normal usage.  I have had some issues with GPS signal dropping or freezing but its gotten a little better the last couple of days.

 

Not really a fan of the look or colors of Lollipop but I can live with it.  Also, bluetooth has been hit and miss as well.  Hopefully, there will be a release with some bug fixes in it soon.

Tutor

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6 Messages

6 years ago

I'm on Note 4 Lollipop and am not having these problems. Many sites recommend clearing the cache to solve issues. If you haven't tried that then give it a go. My biggest gripes are the terrible colors on the new google apps (messenger, mail...), really obnoxious. At least lollipop allows better use of the sd card, which is huge for me.

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6 Messages

6 years ago

Hi I am using samsung note 4 - N910A.

 

I have called technical customer care, they told me at&t update is released based on IMEI number.So asked me to wait for few weeks.

 

I really dont know why its taking months for at&t to release lollipop updates even for high end mobile phones

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2 Messages

6 years ago

Updated to the most recent version and now the lock screen doesn't show any notifications on the upper left hand side anymore. So in order to check and see if I received a text, an email, or any notifications for that matter, I'd have to swipe to the home page. On top of that, I can't control the music player on lock screen anymore. Very inconvenient for changing tracks when at the gym or in a car. Not to mention the new layout and uneccesary aesthetics. Very frustrating. Shame on the update!

Tre_Smooth

Mentor

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62 Messages

6 years ago

Most recommend that after updating your Android OS you should do a full factory reset of the phone and delete everything.

Contributor

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2 Messages

6 years ago

Not happy about a factory reset but I'll give it a go once I backup my
essentials. Hopefully it'll fix the issues.

Escorpion

Teacher

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12 Messages

6 years ago

Believe me your better off with out it. I recommend you stick to 4.4.4 kitkat for now as long as you can. Before my battery lasted a day and a half and now it last only around 8 hrs.

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1 Message

5 years ago

The only way way to way to avoid the att Adolf Hitler police dictatorship from updating your phone is to reset the phone and take the Sim out and put the Sim in your old phone. I have a s5 with 4.4.4 I am using. Helps to keep your phone off wifi. Until I see marshmallow my n4 may have kitkat until the phone no longer works. If marshmallow still has the same small fonts and ugly colors and scrunched menus, I may go with a lumina. Att forcing us to update to this horrible os is just stupid. Update now to break your phone. Battery life and font sizes and colors are still wrong with 5.1.1 stop trying to dictate how you want us to use our phones att! This is a free country! For now I'm using my n4 as a tablet. Thank you again att for your dictatorship! Go back to Russia!
lizdance40

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82.4K Messages

5 years ago

@larbare42

 

You cannot update to marshmallow from kit kat.  Please take your phone to a Best Buy, samsung experience desk and have the updates flashed onto your phone.

 

I had the note 3 and note 4 both using lollipop and no problems with battery life.  Lollipop includes a new feature, battery saver, in the quick settings.  It reduces battery use by restricting background activity.  This also reduces data use.  

If you had a problem with your phone, there are viable solutions.  Refusing to update is NOT a viable solution.  This means also not getting security patches and bug fixes.

Factory resetting your phone is often the best way to trigger all updates, this requires both wifi and cellular to update software.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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