Moto G GPE becomes the first device outside Nexus series to receive the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update. Moto G GPE Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update is now available for the users, worldwide. So, if you own a Moto G GPE, keep checking your notification screen for the latest Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update.
You may already know that Moto G GPE is currently running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Motorola has decided to skip the Lollipop 5.0 update for the device and has directly released Android 5.0.1 update. This update has firmware build LRX21Z which is a bit older than the LRX22C build for Nexus devices. The update will be released in form of OTA (Over-The-Air) and will be provided in gradual steps. This means that some users will receive the update earlier than others.
Once your device is ready to receive the update, you will receive the firmware update notification on your notification area. To update your device, just tap on the notification and follow the onscreen instructions. Once the update is downloaded, your device will automatically reboot and install the update.
Also, it’s important to note that the update is about 380 MB in size. So, make sure that you are downloading the update via a stable WiFi connection. Also, make sure that you have more than 50% battery backup before you try to install the update.
In case, the automatic update fails to appear on your device, you can check for the availability of the update manually. To check for the update manually, go to Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check now.
If you don’t want to wait for the update to arrive on your device, you can always update your device manually via Moto G GPE Android 5.0.1 OTA zip. Just download the Moto G GPE Android 5.0.1 OTA factory image and use ADB sideload command to install the update.
Is any Moto G GPE user reading this post? Have you received the Moto G GPE Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update? Please review the update for us.