Saturday, June 13, 2015

[Download] Android 5.1 is Available for Motorola's Moto X (2014)

 
Motorola recently updated their Moto X 2014 to Android 5.0.2 but they got delayed release Android 5.1 update, worry no more. Thanks to the XDA forums , the more inpatients can now upgrade their smartphone to latest version of Lollipop.
 Screenshots from XDA
We had already published the complete changelog of Android 5.1, and there should be no major differences except several bug fixes and improvements. But in case you missed our Changelog post you can find it below after the update specifications:
Kernel version 3.4.42, Date Fri May 8 14:38:50 CDT 2015 
System version: 23.16.1. victara_reteu.reteuall.en.EU
Build number: LPE23.32-25.1
You can download the update from here
Changelog :
Notifications & InterruptionsUsability improvements include:
  • Block interruptions until your next alarm. This choice will show Only When you have an alarm Set within the next 12 hours. It will prevent you from missing an alarm When you choose 'No interruptions'.
  • You can choose to enter a scheduled downtime early. For example, if you are going to bed early and change your notification settings, you can choose "Until your downtime ends". This option will be visible When Within four hours of the scheduled start of your downtime.
  • Adds icons to the volume settings panel That match Those That will show in the status bar (None, Priority).
  • You can now alter notification volume controls while media is playing. With the volume controls showing, to tap on the bell icon will bring up notification volume controls.
Heads-up 
Notifications
In Additions to dismissing a heads-up notification, you can now swipe it up to remove it from your screen. It will remain in your notifications tray and you can dismiss it later.
Quick SettingsYou can quickly select different Wi-Fi access points or different Bluetooth devices paired with a new pull-down menu on each tile. Conditional settings tiles That show only if you use the feature - like "Invert Colors" or "hotspot" - can now be hidden via a long-press on the tile.
RoomReduces noise in low-light shots and improves responsiveness of the viewfinder with the front-facing room (selfie).
Device ProtectionLost or stolen devices will remain locked until you sign in with your Google account, even if reset to factory settings. Note that you must have a Google account on the device to automatically enable this feature and sets to PIN, password or pattern lock screen.
PerformanceImprovements in the Android Runtime (ART) leads to faster application launch times.
LockscreenIf you have enabled Ambient Display, the distance has increased At minimum swipe to reduce accidental interactions.
Bug FixesIssues fixed in this release include:
  • Clock in the status bar is not updating and alarms are not going off
  • Can not delete SMS messages When the SIM card is full
  • No ringer sound while making an outgoing call
  • Calculator floating point calculations
  • Chrome crashes on launch
  • Frequent restarts while watching Netflix
  • Wi-Fi will not automatically reconnect to your home Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi is not connecting after being idle all night
  • Wi-Fi connection issues with multiple routers in one location
  • Bluetooth discovery is not triggered When you refresh settings
  • That CPU wakelocks contribute to heavier battery drain
  • Connection and synchronization issues with MS Exchange servers
  • Incorrect default APN
  • Can not unlock the SIM card with a PIN / PUK code
  • Can not play 'pinned' content
  • General stability improvements
For installation it is not required root , but we recommend the operation only for advanced users: after all, Motorola didn't released this update for all Moto X 2014 owners for a reason.
Source: XDA Forum