Moto E (1st Gen) getting Android 5.1 update in India

Moto E Android 5.1 updateAfter multiple soak tests, Motorola has finally started rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the first-generation Moto E smartphone in the Indian market. The update is now available over-the-air (OTA) and will reach all Moto E units in the country over the next few days.

According to Motorola, the Moto E Lollipop update brings the usual Lollipop specific changes like material design, enhanced notifications, Smart Lock and performance improvements as well as Motorola-specific tweaks like updated Motorola Assist & Ambient display. You can check out the detailed change-log later in the report.

This update will directly take most Moto E (1st Gen) units to Android 5.1 from Android 4.4. The first soak test users, who have Android 5.0.2 on-board and did not get the Android 5.1 soak test update, will be getting a small update with Android 5.1-specific changes.

If you have already updated your Moto E (1st Gen) to Android 5.1. Do let us know about the experience in comments section.

Change-logMoto E 1st Generation Android 5.1 Lollipop updateThanks Adarsh for the tip

22 comments

    • Hey there are issues in OTA update. Today I got the OTA update but I chose to manually update the system later. But now the notification of Lollipop update does not show and by manually going to Settings>About Phone>System Update it shows system is up to date.

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  1. Today I got the OTA update but I chose to manually update the system later. But now the notification of Lollipop update does not show and by manually going to Settings>About Phone>System Update it shows system is up to date.

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  2. Guys i got Lollipop 5.1 update for my Moto E 1st generation (just checked today 21/7/2015). Bought on inaguration sale. But scared to update. Can anyone tell me how to downgrade 5.1 to kitkat if i dont like it.

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    • If u know that how to downgrade for moto e plz share immediately because my phone memory is full after upgrading to lollipop 5.1 and can’t operate smoothly.

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  3. hi kasif try again now , i had same problem yesterday , now it is downloading, keep space of around 500 mb, update is of 362.4 mb

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  4. someone please advice me weather to continue the installation process, as people say phone lags when it is installed.

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  5. what a disaster… upgrade from kitkat to lollipop made my phone unusable other doing voice calls. i doubt google has tested it on moto-e… now dont know what to do as downgrading to kitkat is costly (have to loose data). anybody successfully upgraded ? pl help

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