Samsung says it is working on micro-updates to fix minor bugs on various models updated to Lollipop

Samsung says it is working on micro-updates to fix minor bugs on various models updated to Lollipop
Having issues with your Samsung device after it was updated to Android 5.0? Don't fret, help is coming from Samsung in the form of a micro-update. A tweet from Sammy's able mobile staff in the U.K. says that its engineers are working on micro-updates. These minor bug fixes are going to be sent out to various models that have had problems after being updated to Android 5.0.

Samsung also says that those experiencing a problem with their handset after the Android 5.0 update might find their phone working better following a factory reset. If you do go this route, make sure that you back up your content. Samsung suggests syncing to your PC and using Samsung Kies for this process.

The tweet doesn't mention when these updates will be rolling out. The only advice we can give you is to keep your eyes peeled for the notification from Samsung that says your update has arrived.


source: SamsungMobileUK via YouMobile.org

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33 Comments

1. gaming64 unregistered

Great job from Samsung.

2. torr310

Posts: 1646; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Yeah, thanks Samsung. And please do a better job Google on the future releases because users will be miserable when the Android system gets wrong. The reason of saying this is because for iOS system, Apple can send out as many patches as they want for a short time. For Android system, non-Nexus users could only rely on the manufacturers to release the upadtes and it is usually a paintfully waiting time.

29. danchoi704

Posts: 39; Member since: Apr 18, 2008

How many manufactures out there uses iOS?

4. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

how is that great? should have been tweeked before vice a micro update

6. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Like the IOS 8 update bricked phones? Or every update that either didn't fix previous issue or created new ones. All OSes. Have issues.

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

What does this have to do with iOS?

14. iushnt

Posts: 3086; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Because iOS is the only alternative that majority will have..

23. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Said the troll. Like you havent bash on android whenever you get the chance with positives iOS articles.

26. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

9. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Yes, but the point he's trying to make, with Apple, all the devices get updated regardless of the carrier. With Android you are at the mercy of the OEM and carrier.

25. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

No, his point was it should have been perfect out of the gate. Only Apple gets away with so many glitchy updates. Everybody else has to go through testing. Nexus users have the same problem. Lots of unfettered updates with as many bugs as new features or fixes. It's the nature of software. Tedkord simply acknowledged that.

17. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Update sucks on Note 4... Seriously looking to switch to iphone because of this...

18. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

What? Maybe specific to yours, my Note 4 doesn't have any issues.

20. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

major issues*

30. JumpinJackROMFlash

Posts: 464; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Then you're not really using it. Gear VR e.g. sucks on Lollipop.

31. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

I'm using it to the full. I don't have a Gear VR though.

3. kryme

Posts: 468; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

I got a 374mb last night on my sprint s5... I don't know if it's the micro update... I haven't done factory reset yet tho....

5. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Every OEM does "micro updates" eversince OTA was built onto Android. Its their job to patch up bugs, and their tweeting it like its just a work of extra miles.

8. Mxyzptlk unregistered

It's Google job to provide a working OS.

11. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Define "working OS"

13. gaming64 unregistered

Wow, so deep.

22. iSlackerz

Posts: 8; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

How do you know that it wasn't one of the multiple changes to Android made by Samsung that caused the issues? How do you know that it wasn't one of the multiple tweaks made by the carrier that caused the issues? You can't know which is what makes your comment so inane.

10. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

Ya, I cant wait, 5.1.1 on my Google Tablets, runs like a f**king charm, but 5.0.x was a s**tTY release! Dont know if these "micro" updates will fix the big issues as nothing seemed to work for 5.0.x on my Nexus device's, and I always do a factory reset after a MAJOR OS revision, that actuallly did help when it first did the update! But now afterwards, The loss of the Sound options on power menu, IT SUCKS, BT also is BUGGY after the update.... ahhh good thing I didnt pay full price for my GNote4... RIP my GNote (OG), you where the best!

12. mrej201

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

I love lollipop update on my tmobile note 4 great battery life.. For those who did update and have bugs check you sd card

15. geusan

Posts: 137; Member since: Oct 19, 2014

samsung relese buggy update, but since it samsung, pa make it like a minor problem. smh

16. mrej201

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

You do realise is lollipop that a little buggy mostly a system reset will fix your Buggy software

19. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Samsung you need update all to 5.1.1 which don't have memory leak issue rather than fix that bugs as that bugs in 5.0.x hardly 100% fix.

21. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Only problem I have with Lolipop on my Note 3 is that music player tends to crash. Fixed it with a third party player

24. Elfmonster unregistered

Lollipop, the Android killer. Kitkat was perfect. I guess we're all just waiting for M now? Because L blows monkey chunks.

27. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

S6/S6 Egdes problems: - Wifi - Bad receptions, dropping calls. - Autorotation - Scratches - Pink camera photos - Bubbles under the screen - Weird lines under teh screen - Yellow tint screens - Overheat (metal and glass, bad combination for heat.) and alot others.... This is worst release for a smartphone ever. None have so many problems before. Sure all releases have some minor bugs/problems, but with S6/S6 Edges its not minor and tons of problems. Project Zero = Project FAIL! Only positive, is they indeed created a new beatiful unique design for smartphone. Wish they just managed to make it fully working too. Would have a green S6 Edge/S6 Blue in mine hand by now, if itsnt were of all the problems both devives having.

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