How to Upgrade Android Version on Phone

Upgrading Android version on your mobile is very important. The upgraded android version will provide you more features and will keep you more secure. If you are using any previous versions of android then you must always check for updates in android settings. Upgrading your android version will take only a few steps. The steps are same for almost every mobile. There are few android phones in which you don’t have to do anything. It will upgrade itself whenever any new updates are available from Google. 

There are many manufacturers which tweak the original Android OS to suite their facilities. Hence, there is chance that official android version released by Google may not work on your phone. In such cases you need to check the official website of your android device manufacturer. However in most of the cases, you can directly update via android settings.

The below given steps will work on almost every Android phone available in the market such as Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Moto G, Moto X, Moto E, Micromax mobiles models such as A111, A116, A210,A91,A250,A87,A57,A27,A35, Canavas Series, Karbonn mobiles such as A25,A15,A1,Titanium Series, A30,A21, Lava mobiles, HTC, Sony Xperia, Samsung Galaxy S2, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Grand, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Core, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, Samsung Galaxy Neo, Moto Maxx etc.

Below are the steps to upgrade Android version of your phone or tablet:

1. Go to “SETTINGS” of your Android Phone.

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2. Now click on “About Phone” option at the bottom.

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3. Now click on “System Updates” Or “Software Updates (in some mobiles)” option on next window.

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4. You will be able to update your Android OS version from here. The option inside the windows differs on mobiles. However you can always click on “Check on updates”. If there are any updates available to download, the system will download and will ask you to install it. 

The above given screens may differ from manufacturer to manufacturer. There is also a chance that the latest android version does not support your mobile. In that case, no updates option will show up and you can’t upgrade to it new one.

If you are sure that your android mobile supports the latest android version and you are not able to update it via this method then you visit the android phone manufacturer’s website to download and install latest software if any available. 

Using this method, you can upgrade your system from Kitkat to Lollipop, from Jellybean to Kitkat, from Ice Cream Sandwich to Jellybean, from Honeycomb to Icre Cream Sandwich or from any previous version of Android OS to newer ones if your mobile supports it. 

You can use the same method for Android Tablets too. Instead of “About Phone” in settings, you will see “About Tablet”. Rest settings and screens and the whole process are same. Follow the above steps and upgrade android version of your phone to latest ones.