February 10, 2015

Great news for lovers of HTC One® (M7) and Samsung Galaxy S® 5. These two devices are getting the Android™ 5.0, Lollipop, update now. Over the air updates are in the process of getting pushed out to our customers for both devices.

Here are a few of the benefits of accepting this download when it appears as an option on your device:
  • Material Design for fluid animation and multicolored themes
  • More efficient battery use
  • Android™ TV support
  • Enhanced multitasking, allowing the ability to have multiple windows open
    at the same time, in the same app and more than one document or website open next to each other
  • Notifications on the lock screen and customizable options with prioritized
    notifications for events, reminders, messages and calls
  • View and respond to messages from the lock screen
  • Enhanced low vision and color blind capabilities for added Accessibility
If you have questions about the Lollipop update for HTC One (M7) or Galaxy S 5, visit the Sprint Community.


Mark Elliott is a communications manager for the Wireless Devices team at Sprint. Based in Boston, he is well versed in the company’s business devices, tablets, push-to-talk products and Wi-Fi Calling. Mark can be reached at mark.j.elliott@sprint.com.