Motorola Moto E gets Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA update

Motorola is on a roll, they are going to update Android 5.1 Lollipop for first-gen Moto E. The rollout comes after multiple soak tests of Android 5.1 were recently seeded to first-gen Moto E users. Motorola has decided that the improvements made in Android 5.1 are good enough that they aren’t going to waste any more time with any other Lollipop builds.

The Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Moto E (1st Gen) comes with the same 23.21.15 build as the global update for Moto E (2nd Gen).The update for the Moto E (1st Gen) will roll out over-the-air (OTA) to users in India, says Motorola.

Enhancements offered by Android 5.1 to first-gen Motorola Moto E users :- notifications and improvements, heads-up notifications, quick notifications, device protection feature  and a brand new lockscreen.

If you haven’t received the push notification by default then you can can also manually check for the update by going to Settings > About phone > Software update.