HTC One M8 GPE Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA update is now available for all the users. According to Mo Versi, VP of Product Management at HTC, this update will also be available for HTC One M7 GPE customers. Although, the Android 5.0.1 update is only available for the GPE editions of HTC One M7 and M8. It is expected that the original versions of these devices will receive this firmware upgrade in the first half of January 2015.
HTC One M8 GPE has received Android 5.0.1 update straight from Android 4.4.2 KitKat and HTC has skipped Android 5.0 update on this device. Since this update will be released as OTA (Over-The-Air), it will be released in gradual steps. Thus, it might take some time for this update to arrive on your device. But it is expected that all the customers of this device will receive Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update by the end of December 2014.
Once the update is available for your device, you will receive a notification alert for HTC One M8 GPE Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA update on your notification area. To download and install this update, just tap on the notification and follow the onscreen instructions. Although the update should arrive on your device automatically, but if it doesn’t, you can always check manually if an update is available for your device. To check for the update manually, go to Settings > About > Software Update. If the update is available for your device, you will receive the notification, if not, check again later.
The latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop brings latest Material Design UI, multiple users support, Device Sharing capabilities, lock screen interactive notifications, intelligent notifications ranking , Android Runtime (ART) full support, Android Smart Lock, improved Battery Saving Mode, new Quick Settings toggles, Guest user support, Screen Pinning, Notifications improvements with Priority Mode functions, and tons of other cool features.
Has anyone received HTC One M8 GPE Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA Update ? Please provide a review of the update for us.