HTC has rolled our Android 5.1 Lollipop update for Verizon HTC One M9. The update is packed with multiple improvements and the priority is the Stagefright security fix with factory reset protection and the other fixes include enabling LTE Roaming and video calling etc. The update is released via OTA but it will take some time until the update fully rolls out so if you are an impatient user and can’t wait for official OTA then go ahead and grab the Android 5.1 Lollipop firmware file version 2.6.605.15 and install it in your Verizon HTC One M9 manually using Stock HTC One M9 recovery.
If you have already installed custom recovery in your HTC One M9 then you will not able to flash the OTA update in your device until you bring back your device to stock. The users with stock recovery should follow the below guide to update HTC One M9 to Android 5.1 Lollipop Stagefright security fix update.
How to install Android 5.1 Lollipop Stagefright security update on Verizon HTC One M9
Follow the below mentioned simple steps to install Android 5.1 Lollipop stagefright security update on your Verizon HTC One M9.
Download the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for HTC One M9 (VZWm9_2.6.605.15_OTAPkg.zip (788.5 MB))
- Connect your device to PC and transfer the file in your device internal storage and remember the location where you are putting the firmware file
- Turn off your device and boot into recovery mode by hardware key combination or using third party application.
- Once in recovery, choose the option apply update from sdcard & search for the firmware file and install it.
- Wait for the installation process to complete, reboot the device once it completed
That’s it! Enjoy the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop update StageFright fix update on Verizon HTC One M9. For any query feel free to contact us through below comment section and stay tune for future updates.