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# 177106 22-Jul-2015 16:53
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I m currently using SM-G920I Spark device and still haven't gotten 5.1.1...😯

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  # 1349945 22-Jul-2015 17:13
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Is this your first samsung galaxy phone? The updates can take ages.

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  # 1349967 22-Jul-2015 17:34
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VodafoneNZ approved 5.1.1 about 2 weeks ago so now over to Samsung Korea to push out when they are ready and not sure what changes you are expecting, Only a few changes between 5.02 to 5.1.1

 
 
 
 


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  # 1349969 22-Jul-2015 17:35
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Search the net for the first carrier S6 to get 5.1.1, add 3 months and you may be in the ballpark. But add another 3 months just to be safe.
Until the S7 is released the S6 should get priority from Samsung at least. The carriers maybe not so much. The Note5 will launch with 5.1.1 and that is August/September.

Is there something wrong with your S6 that having 5.1.1 will fix? I'm pretty happy with mine at the moment. In fact my experience with Android in the past is you don't want to be on the bleeding edge of updates as they tend to be a bit of a beta test.

Edit: I see JohnR jumped in with some real data while I was composing. Thanks John.




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  # 1349974 22-Jul-2015 17:52
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you have got it yet because it hasn't been released.

if it's life or death that you have the latest then flash on of the S6 firmwares from Sammobile .

To be honest there isn't much in the update to get upset over normal delays.




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  # 1350001 22-Jul-2015 18:58
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mattwnz: Is this your first samsung galaxy phone? The updates can take ages.

Yes it is my first time using samsung device.
Many other countries have gotten 5.1.1 update already.. I was just asking
Thank you for answering !



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  # 1350003 22-Jul-2015 19:04
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Dingbatt: Search the net for the first carrier S6 to get 5.1.1, add 3 months and you may be in the ballpark. But add another 3 months just to be safe.
Until the S7 is released the S6 should get priority from Samsung at least. The carriers maybe not so much. The Note5 will launch with 5.1.1 and that is August/September.

Is there something wrong with your S6 that having 5.1.1 will fix? I'm pretty happy with mine at the moment. In fact my experience with Android in the past is you don't want to be on the bleeding edge of updates as they tend to be a bit of a beta test.

Edit: I see JohnR jumped in with some real data while I was composing. Thanks John.

Thank you for answering my question. The problem I have is that Chrome doesn’t stay loaded in memory even if I open a single app and then switch back to Chrome and my 91% of ram usage all the time. System is taking 1.2G of RAM.



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  # 1350004 22-Jul-2015 19:06
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johnr: VodafoneNZ approved 5.1.1 about 2 weeks ago so now over to Samsung Korea to push out when they are ready and not sure what changes you are expecting, Only a few changes between 5.02 to 5.1.1

Thank you for information JohnR ☺

 
 
 
 


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  # 1350006 22-Jul-2015 19:07
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Has Samsung advised RAM usage will change after update?



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  # 1350012 22-Jul-2015 19:35
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johnr: Has Samsung advised RAM usage will change after update?

Samsung has not mentioned it but forum users in Korea who have updated their S6 to 5.1.1 said that before 5.1.1 update, memory usage always stayed over 75% but after the 5.1.1 update memory only takes between 50%to65%
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  # 1351191 24-Jul-2015 14:45
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I also am looking for 5.1.1.

Maybe i'll root my phone later.... but my phone uses so much memory that it freezes

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  # 1351198 24-Jul-2015 15:00
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Salami: I also am looking for 5.1.1.

Maybe i'll root my phone later.... but my phone uses so much memory that it freezes


What applications do you have running in the background? the reason why I ask is that I'm having a look the memory usage on my HTC One M9 and I have 2.1GB free RAM (3GB total memory).




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  # 1351370 24-Jul-2015 20:57
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kawaii:
Salami: I also am looking for 5.1.1.

Maybe i'll root my phone later.... but my phone uses so much memory that it freezes


What applications do you have running in the background? the reason why I ask is that I'm having a look the memory usage on my HTC One M9 and I have 2.1GB free RAM (3GB total memory).


Whatsapp, Wechat, Snapchat, Vibre, Opera,Light flow, Messenger, go keyboard, nova launcher

The phone becomes laggy after a so I have to use a ram freeing application to free the ram.

However the mobile is faster than Kitkat.

Having a lot of ram is useful but apps not freeing the ram is an issue.

It doesn't use 3GB of course but even with 500MB the mobile feels a bit laggy




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