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Verizon Moto X (1st Gen.) is finally receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop

Verizon is finally rolling out Android 5.1 Lollipop to the first-generation Motorola Moto X!

Published onSeptember 14, 2015


Believe it or not, owners of the Motorola Moto X (2013) on Verizon Wireless have been stuck on Android 4.4.4 KitKat for all this time. That’s finally changing, as Big Red is now officially beginning to roll out Android 5.1 Lollipop to the first-generation Moto X. Coming in at a hefty 712MB in size, the new update will bring the device’s software version up to 222.21.39.

Not only will Moto X owners finally be able to experience the wonders of Google’s Material Design user interface tweaks, new interruption controls, enhanced volume controls and factory reset protection, this update also includes a patch for the Stagefright exploit.

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If you have yet to receive your update, you can check manually by heading to Settings>About device>Software update. Have you gotten the update yet? If so, feel free to let us know how you like it in the comment section below! You can find a more detailed description of the 5.1 update by following this link.

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