How To Get/Flash/Update/Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On Any Android One

How To Get/Flash/Update/Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On Any Android One : Android One is a Google Branded Phone just like Nexus but lot cheaper than that. With Android One Google aims to target the people buying their first smartphone and those who wants a smartphone but doesn’t want to spend much of the money. Being cheap doesn’t mean that Android One lacks any thing in fact the device is more than capable to handle your daily task with ease but surely it can’t compete with the high end devices.

Android One came with Android KitKat 4.4 out of the Box and as promised by Google ,it will get updated to latest OS like other Nexus Device over the air . The Android Lollipop 5.1 update has started rolling out but as you all know the OTA might take some time to reach to you. But for impatient guys who just can’t wait to get their hand on Android Lollipop 5.1 can follow this step by step guide to update their Android One with Android Lollipop 5.1 . So here is How To Get/flash/update/install Android Lollipop 5.1 on any Android One Right Away.

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Get/Flash/Update/Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On Any Android One

Get/Flash/Update/Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On Any Android One

Android One By Google : Cheap But Yet Powerful

To get/flash/update/install Android Lollipop 5.1 on any Android One device you don’t have to unlock the bootloader or have rooted device , this method works on unlocked bootloader as well as locked bootloader and also if you have rooted device you need not worry as it works on rooted device too. By following this tutorial you will also retain all your data after the update ie no data will be lost rather it be your Media Files or your Apps.

Prerequisite ( Get/Flash/Update/Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On Any Android One )

  • Download the correct YAndroid Lollipop 5.1 OTA update file for your device.

Micromax Canvas A1 Android One  : Download from here or here.

Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 : Download from here .

Karbonn Sparkle V Android One : Download From here.

  • After downloading shift this file to your Android One Device.
  • Make a complete backup of your device.

How To Get/Flash/Update/Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On Any Android One : Via Stock Recovery

  • Make sure you have copied the OTA download update file on your device.
  • Power off your device.
  • Press power key along with volume up key simultaneously.
  •  You will now be on Bootloader screen from here press volume up key until you see Recovery option on top of the screen, here press power key .
  • Now you will see an Android Icon with red exclamation mark, press and hold power key and then volume up key.
  • Once in the Stock Recovery navigate to your OTA update file and flash it.
  • You have successfully updated yur Android One Device to Android Lollipop 5.1. (First Boot might take some time so keep patience.)

How To Get/Flash/Update/Install Android Lollipop 5.1 On Any Android One : Via Custom Recovery

  • Make sure you have copied the OTA download update file on your device.
  • Power off your device.
  • Press power key along with volume up key simultaneously.
  •  You will now be on Bootloader screen from here press volume up key until you see Recovery option on top of the screen, here press power key .
  • Now once you are in Recovery Option, wipe data and cache memory to do so navigate one by one to “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition” using your volume key and then hit the Power Key to select the option and wipe it off.
  • You also need to wipe dalvik cache too , to do so go to Advance option and select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.
  • Now navigate back to the main Menu and from there select “choose zip from sdcard”.
  • Navigate to your downloaded OTA update file and press power key to select it and flash it.
  • Now Restart your device, let it boot for a while ( first boot up might take a min or two so keep calm).
  • Voilà, you now have successfully updated your device to Android Lollipop 5.1.

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Sumit Singh is the owner of WtfAndroid.com . He is recently pursuing his engineering degree from KU. He is obsessed with android and likes to unleash it credibility via WtfAndroid. He loves to review new gadgets and share his knowledge with people.

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