1. Johnny Zero's Avatar
    Now that 5.1.1 is out for the plain Jane S5, I am wondering if the Active version will follow soon.

    One thing I am particularly curious about is whether they will turn on WiFi calling for the S5 Active. AT&T has turned on this for a month now and it is available on iPhone 6 and 6s with iOS9. They should have enabled this for the Galaxies as they come with this feature from the factory. (T-Mo has had this for years). My office gets poor LTE reception and makes hanging onto a call, and sending MMS attachment a real chore.
    11-03-2015 06:45 AM
  2. Johnny Zero's Avatar
    I just checked, at&t has released 5.1.1 for the S5 Active on 11/10/15.
    11-10-2015 11:44 AM
  3. Johnny Zero's Avatar
    I plan on installing it this weekend and report back.
    Any early takers with observations?
    11-11-2015 10:08 AM
  4. hurricanes17's Avatar
    I'm in the process of downloading it now.
    11-11-2015 10:02 PM
  5. Johnny Zero's Avatar
    How'd it go? Is wifi calling on?
    11-12-2015 07:06 AM
  6. hurricanes17's Avatar
    It keeps telling me the update gets interrupted and doesn't finish. I'm gonna have to go to Best Buy at the Samsung display and get them to install it for me. I had to do it the last time for 5.0. It's weird
    11-12-2015 11:01 AM
  7. Johnny Zero's Avatar
    I have just successfully installed the update. After reading the failures I uninstalled many apps and move data over to the SD card to free up about 6.4GB of storage before I started the download. All went well, and seems to be smoother. I have reinstalled the apps. Will report back once I get some miles on this new build.
    11-12-2015 09:38 PM
  8. Johnny Zero's Avatar
    No WiFi calling.
    11-12-2015 10:12 PM
  9. poseidon9447's Avatar
    Mine said update was interrupted. Phone is showing version 5.0 and att update says I have current update.
    11-13-2015 04:02 PM
  10. poseidon9447's Avatar
    According to samsung they are working on marshmallow for our phones. Official Samsung® Android Updates & Firmwares
    11-13-2015 04:07 PM
  11. hurricanes17's Avatar
    I'm gonna go tomorrow to Best Buy to get the update installed on my phone.

    That's cool if our phones get Marshmallow too.
    11-13-2015 11:41 PM
  12. Johnny Zero's Avatar
    The camera app launches quicker with the new build, and focuses faster. Battery life seems the same, if not better than before. Nothing else negative to report at this time.
    11-14-2015 04:04 PM
  13. hurricanes17's Avatar
    I finally got the update to install after clearing up some space for it to install. It seems like there's been a few improvements, nothing major that I see. The battery life seems to be a little bit better and the camera does go faster like you said. It's nice to have an update though.
    11-17-2015 09:54 PM
  14. poseidon9447's Avatar
    Mine is still error in on install. Plenty of space available too.
    12-05-2015 02:16 PM
  15. Freethinker7813's Avatar
    I'm in the same boat. I've cleared out 7.04 GB and it still won't update!
    AmyC76 likes this.
    01-04-2016 02:24 PM
  16. zr2s10's Avatar
    My post from another thread:
    I mentioned it in another thread, but I had to do a factory reset on my phone to get the update to work. One tip though: If you have an SD card, back it up to your PC first! Luckily, I did this, because when I put it back in the phone after my updates, it wiped it clean! Didn't even ask me, just deleted everything on the card! If I hadn't backed all of that up, someone at the AT&T store would have an S5 Active sideways sized rectum... Very unhappy with having to A: do a factory reset, to get it to update, and needing to update to make it work properly. And B: for having the phone do something so drastic without asking my permission first. Sure, my photos and videos are backed up on Google Photos, but not full resolution. Plus I had other notes, etc. on there.
    01-05-2016 08:19 AM
  17. MIke Stanton 1346's Avatar
    I too had install problems. My AT&T store refused to even try to help. I was able to find a Samsung guy at Best Buy. They installed the update in about 10 minutes and no apps, photos or data was lost.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    01-09-2016 11:14 AM
  18. coreye360's Avatar
    Iv noticed alot of freezing with the update. I wish I wouldn't have updated this time
    01-18-2016 04:26 PM
  19. zr2s10's Avatar
    I noticed a lot of freezing with my last update, which is why I wanted this one. Now I'm wishing I could go back to how it was when I bought it. Android/Touchwiz is so restrictive now, on top of being laggy and glitchy while running on this phone. My $40 Lumia 640 with WM10 preview has less glitches and runs smoother. That's seriously frustrating.
    01-19-2016 08:32 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-11-2015, 05:22 AM
  2. Scratches on body?
    By Eclipse2K in forum Nexus 6P
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 11-10-2015, 11:55 PM
  3. Why has my Google account stopped working on my Galaxy Alpha phone?
    By AC Question in forum Samsung Galaxy Alpha
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-04-2015, 11:06 AM
  4. Why does my phone keep updating after update?
    By AC Question in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-03-2015, 02:35 PM
  5. Is there a raw GAM OS image that can be loaded on any phone?
    By mawil1013 in forum Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-03-2015, 12:01 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD