Recently Android Lolipop 5 version has launched, and few devices have got Android lollipop version update on their smartphones. Whenever new updates are coming for any device, you will be able to see an update notification on the notification bar. All Android smartphones come with default capability to get updated over WiFi or using mobile networks. You can update it using your smartphone directly without any Android PC suits or connecting your device to your computer.

You can generally get a notification on notification bar regarding your device update information. If you have disabled synchronization, you may not get notification update about version update. However, you can also check for an Android update manually from your device using the below procedure.

Update Android to the latest version

Download latest android update on Samsung Phones

  • Go to the “Settings” option from the device menu button.
  • Scroll down to the bottom, you will see “About Phone” > “Software update check” option
  • Just below that, there will be the checkbox saying that “check updates automatically”.

If you select check updates automatically, your device will regularly check for new updates if any. If your device does not have update checking option, you may weekly or monthly check that using the procedure provided above.

Here is the simple procedure screenshot on How to Update Android Tablets or to Check for Updates Android manually using Samsung device.

Update Android Phone Manually

You can set New Android System Update to be downloaded only over WiFi from the setting provided there. This screenshot was taken on Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro, if you are using another device, you will find Manually Update Your Device option from having similar options under the setting.

Download latest android update on Xiaomi Phones

Here we have taken an example of Xiaomi Poco F1 mobile phone & used it in these steps to explain you.

To install the latest update on Xiaomi Phones, follow the steps below:

  • Go to “Settings” > “System Updates” > “Check for Updates

how to update android phone manually

For other devices, the process will remain the same but some option name will be different.

If you are using any other devices and want us to explain you how to update your android phone, feel free to share your device or model number in the comments section below and we will create a guide on how to update that requested device for you.

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