Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device. This software update has been tested to optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches.
Before you download:
This software update resolves several device issues.
Benefits and Bug Fixes:
For step-by-step instructions on how to perform the download, please visit: http://www.verizonwireless.com/support/brigadier/
Make sure your phone is in a stable network environment (either Wi-Fi or 4G LTE) with a battery charge of 50% or more.
When a new software version is available for your device, it will be downloaded automatically in the background, and the following screen will be displayed. Tapping Install now starts the installation, or tap Install later to set a different installation time. Please refer to Install Later.
The device will power off and restart when the installation is done.
Tap OK to finish.
If a new version of the device software is available, your device will start to download the update. You can use your device normally while downloading the update.
At the time you specified, you'll see a screen asking if you want to install the update. Please refer to Section 2 to proceed.
Support of Various Errors
The software update cannot be processed when roaming. Tap OK and go to the home area. To resume the update process, please refer to Section 3.
You must be connected to Wi-Fi or the Verizon Wireless network to complete the update. Tap OK and refer to Section 3 to resume the update later.
The update can't be processed when your device is not connected to the server. Tap OK and change to the network connected to the server. To resume the update process, please refer to Section 3.
Your device is already in software update process (DM session). Tap OK and try again later, please refer to Section 3.
Tap OK and check your network connections. To resume the update process, please refer to Section 3.
This Software Update will update your Brigadier by Kyocera to Android® 5.1 (Lollipop). Android 5.1 Lollipop is one of the most significant updates to the Android OS in recent history. It improves your experience in many areas, including visual style and how you interact with your device.
After installing the software update, some of the changes you'll notice include:
Benefits and Bug Fixes:
Material Design - Android Lollipop brings the all-new material design offering fluid animations, vivid colored themes, and 3-D views for a more exciting visual experience.
Notifications - New ways to control when and how you receive messages - only get interrupted when you want to be.
New Quick Settings - Access your most frequently used settings faster.
Android Lollipop adds native support for allowing your phone to stay unlocked with trusted devices (such as a Bluetooth car kit or headset), trusted locations, or even when your phone detects that it is being carried on your body.
Additional Benefits and Bug Fixes:
Please allow additional time for the apps on your device to continue to download after the software update.