People who own Samsung smartphones in the United States have had to wait for a considerable amount of time since carriers haven’t really been swift in getting Android 5.0 Lollipop out the door. However there is some good news for T-Mobile subscribers today. Magenta has finally started to release Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy S5. Subscribers who own Samsung’s existing flagship on T-Mobile will soon receive a notification informing them of the new update.


Verizon became the country’s first carrier to release the Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy S5. Big Red released this update for Galaxy S5 owners on its network in the first week of February.

As always, T-Mobile is releasing the update over-the-air, which means users will need ample charge in their handsets as well as a strong Wi-Fi connection since the update weighs in at 900MB.

Much has already been said and written about everything that Android 5.0 Lollipop brings to the table. Users will immediately notice the improved look and feel courtesy of Material Design.

New features are included in the Lollipop update as well, such as an improved notification experience, updated lock screen and more apart from system-wide performance and stability enhancements.

T-Mobile has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy S5 today. It shouldn’t take long for this update to go live across the entire country.

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