HTC One M9 Android 5.1 update news

The HTC One M9 has already received some critical updates to fix its camera and heat issues but more Lollipop updates are on their way. Find out when you can expect the HTC One M9 Android 5.1 Lollipop update for your carrier below (hint: if you’re on Verizon it’s now).

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The HTC One M9 is not far away from Android 5.1 Lollipop. / © ANDRODIPIT

HTC One M9

Android 5.0 Android 5.0.1 Android 5.0.2 Android 5.1 Android 5.1.1 Android M
Verizon Yes No No
T-Mobile Yes No No
AT&T ​- Yes No No
Sprint Yes No No

Options: When updating your HTC One M9, you have a few options. You can wait for the over-the-air (OTA) update to be pushed to your device automatically, you can manually check for the update through your Settings menu *Settings > About > Software Updates > Check Now). 

Or you can downloaded and manually install the update from your manufacturer’s website or HTC itself. You’ll get the same update in all cases, it just depends on how long you want to wait to get the update.

HTC One M9 Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

The HTC One M9 Android Marshmallow update is not yet available, but it is coming (check the tweet below from the Senior Global Online Communications manager at HTC). Android M is expected to launch globally in Q3, 2015. We will let you know when we learn more. Find out everything you need to know about Android Marshmallow at the link.

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HTC One M9 Android 5.1 update

Verizon HTC One M9 Android update

The Verizon HTC One M9 Android 5.1 Lollipop update is now rolling out, as announced by HTC Vice President of Product Management Mo Versi on Twitter. The new software brings the fix for Stagefright, which has had many Android users concerned recently, and enables LTE bands 3 and 7 for roaming data.  

You can stay up to date by keeping an eye on HTC’s support page or Verizon’s support page for the HTC One M9.

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Each carrier-branded HTC One M9 gets Android updates at different times. / © ANDROIDPIT

T-Mobile HTC One M9 Android update

The T-Mobile recently pushed out the HTC One M9 Android 5.1 Lollipop update, bringing devices up to software number 2.7.531.6.

The update introduced, among other things, Anti-Theft, camera enhancements and battery improvements, though we can’t confirm to what extent battery life has changed. 

The update can be downloaded manually from HTC’s support page or accessed via your settings. Don’t forget to check out all the details over at T-Mobile’s support page.

AT&T HTC One M9 Android update

The AT&T HTC One M9 update has now rolled out. The Android 5.1 Lollipop update for M9 on AT&T brings new features and enhancements to the M9 camera along with some bug fixes. Check out the AT&T changelog for details. The update had been scheduled for July 15, but when a carrier comes in only a day late, we’re still happy.

On April 21 AT&T announced it was pushing a patch for the AT&T HTC One M9 to address camera and heat issues along with the usual bug and performance fixes. The One M9 update brought the software up to version 1.32.502.31. If you want to take the manual update route, you can visit HTC’s support page.

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Android 5.1 has now followed hot on the heels of those temperature patches. / © ANDRODIPIT

Sprint HTC One M9 Android update

Sprint was the first US carrier to update the HTC One M9 to Android 5.1. The Sprint HTC One M9 Android 5.1 Lollipop update arrived on July 1. The update changleog mentioned the phrase everyone was looking for: ”temperature management optimization”.

Sprint was also first out of the gate to update the problematic HTC One M9’s heat and camera problems. The Sprint HTC One M9 Android update arrived on April 11 and pushed the software to version 1.32.651.30. You can download the update from HTC’s support page if you want to flash the ROM yourself, or you can manually check for software updates in your settings or just wait for the OTA to arrive.

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