Android GUI Upgrade from Kitkat 4.4.2 or 4.4.4 to Lollipop or Marshmallow 6.0

Howdy friends, It’s been a long time since I posted an article on reasons to upgrade/update from Kitkat 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.0.2. Now Google released Marshmallow into the Android World, I know that you are keen to know about the reasons and main features that drive to Upgrade/Update from Lollipop 5.0.2 to Marshmallow 6.0. I will post a comparative article for techslates users to let them understand and realize the features and improvements in Marshmallow 6.0. At the end of the day it’s your wish whether to update from Lollipop to Marshmallow or not.

Generally, any android version like kitkat,lollipop and marshmallow of tablet / phone can be updated to latest android version from 4.4.2 or 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.0 or 5.1.1.Being online, even a novice can android upgrade kitkat 4.4.2 to Lollipop 5.0 by downloading lollipop/marshmallow OTA updates to phone / tablet .Without Lollipop or marshmallow OTA updates, even android guru cannot upgrade from kitkat 4.4.4 to marshmallow.However, we can GUI upgrade android from kitkat 4.4.2 to Marshmallow without rooting .unlike GUI upgrade, other online updating android version methods for a Micromax Yoga tablet or Lenovo A6000 and Lenovo A6000 plus etc., are

  • Updating android version from 4.4.2 to Lollipop / marshmallow by downloading free OTA updates for your specific phone / tablet mode say Lenovo A6000 or Lenovo A6000 Plus.
  • Upgrading android from 4.4.2 or 4.4.4 to Marshmallow on Tablet or phone using Windows 10/8.1/8/XP PC
  • Rooting, the most Difficult method to upgrade online from android version like kitkat 4.4.2 to Lollipop 5.0/5.1.1 is rooting android OS.Rooting Android has several advantages and disadvantages.Experts advise you not to tackle with altering android version by rooting the android OSs like Kitkat 4.4.2/4.4.4 to 5.0/5.1.1

Bear in mind that this android update from kitkat to Lollipop or 6.0 is possible only if the device manufacturer releases the downloadable lollipop OTA update for specific phone.If you cannot download upgrade to lollipop/marshmallow OTA ,you can upgrade android version with custom ROMs like TWRP, CWM ,cyanogen by rooting.Read exciting things about rooting

〉〉 download Rooting vs Jailbreaking vs unlocking differences

Update/Upgrade From kitkat 4.4.2/4.4.4 to Marshmallow 6.0 on Mobile Data

update from Kitkat 4.4.4 to Lollipop or marshmallow

update from Kitkat 4.4.4 to Lollipop or marshmallow

Update from Kitkat 4.4.4 to marshmallow with mobile data without wifi manually

Requirements to upgrade from 4.4.2 to 5.0/5.1.1 or marshmallow

on mobile data without wifi manually:

  • Check that you have enough memory on your mobile or tablet to download marshmallow/lollipop,the latest android version.
  • Do back up your android personal data and apps using free backup android apks like App Backup and Restore Apk Free Download
  • Ensure that you have sufficient mobile data balance, LOL to download the android updates.

Upgrade from Kitkat 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.1.1 or Marshmallow 6.0

without wifi on mobile data manually:

  1. Tap the “settings”  icon in the android kitkat 4.4.2 or 4.4.4 based phones or tablets like Lenovo Yoga and A6000,A6000 plus.
  2. By default, Android Kitkat/Lollipop OS would come with enabled “Auto update apps over wifi enabled” option, change it to “Auto update apps at any time.Data charges may apply”.
  3. Gently , tap on the “About”  / “About device” or “About gadget” option on your tablet.
  4. Look for “Software Update” or “System firmware upgrade” option inPhones /tablets
  5. Tap “Check updates” or “Check for system updates” to ask kitkat 4.4.4 to search for availale android version updates,if any for your mobile or tablet.

The above android version update steps require no rooting of android and wifi.However, mobile data is required

Upgrade from 4.4.2 to 5.0 / 5,1.1 or 6.0 with Wi-fi manually:

Using wifi, one can manually upgrade android version online with nobody’s help.steps for updating the android OS manually are same as upgrade without wifi using mobile data on tablets/phones. Follow the free and easy steps to upgrade the android kitkat 4.4.4 to 5.0 or 6.0 with ease.

Techslates will soon make you understand the step by step procedure to upgrade from kitkat 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.0 or 6.0 marshmallow with rooting.

You can now manually upgrade android version 4.4.4 to Lollipop 5.0 or Marshmallow without wifi and also without rooting.Mobile data is required to download the updates to your tablet or phones like Lenovo A6000 and A6000 plus.

Got Nexus Android Gadget instead of Lenovo A6000 or A6000 plus? know how to upgrade android version from lollipop to marshmallow to play with the latest android gui upgrade.

After updating to Lollipop or marshmallow from Kitkat 4.4.2 / 4.4.4 on Lenovo devices , you may face battery problems because of hardware issues.Your battery may drain faster, you can read how to avoid battery draining after lollipop update.

Note that Lenovo A6000  and A6000 Plus can now update to Lollipop 5.0 from kitkat 4.4.4 or 4.4.2 by downloading OTA updates.

Check out Android Lollipop or marshmallow OTA release date for Lenovo models to answer your question when will my phone get android Marshmallow or Lollipop updates.

Marshmallow 6.0.1 Update(08-may-2016):

Android Phone Maker Model Android M updates availability
Google Nexus 5/6/9 Marshmallow 6.0 and 6.0.1 update
Google Nexus 4/Nexus 10 No Marshmallow updates
HTC HTC One M8/M9/M9+/E9+ Android M updates available
HTC HTC  One M7/Mini/Mini2 Marshmallow 6.0 updates not available
Samsung Samsung Galaxy Note 5/Galaxy S6/Galaxy S5 Android 6.0 updates available
Samsung Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo/ALPHA/EDGE Updates confirmed
Lenovo A7000 Turbo/K3 and Lenovo Vibe S1/P1 Marshmallow updates available
Lenovo A7000/A7000 plus/VIBE K4 Note / VIBE A7010/Vibe X3/Shot Android 6.0 updates confirmed
Check out more at this site.

Thanks for reading this article on How to Upgrade from KitKat 4.4.4 to Marshmallow 6.0. Share your views in comments section below. Stay tuned for the complete guide on the reasons to upgrade from Lollipop to Marshmallow 6.0 without rooting.



  1. pankaj solanki says:

    I would like to upgrqde my cell from kitkat to marsemellow but according to above mechanism in my cell don’t have any option of chack for firmfare update.

    So give me any easy suggestion for upgrade my cell in 6.0

  2. My phone- HTC DESIRE 526G dual sim.Android version-4.4.2 Can’t I upgrade it to Lolipop?

  3. If i cheak software update result is that your handset is up to is micromax

  4. Neil Ramos says:

    How to update my Asus k012 4.4.2 android kikat to lolipop

  5. ajay pal singh says:

    sir .software dasoo kon kon sa download karna ha version 4.4.2 ha aur 5.1 version karna ha ..plz tell me 7009953709 phone no..

  6. ankit maurya says:

    Sir! I m using samsung glaxy tab 3 sm 211 version 4.4.2. I want to use jio 4g sim in my device.
    How to use this .pls tell me

  7. Ankit Maurya says:

    Sir! I am using samsung glaxy tab 3 sm 211 version 4.4.2
    I want to use 4g jio sim in my device . How to use this.pls tell me

  8. lawal abdulghaneey says:

    hw can i upgrade my 4.4.2 to 4.4.4

  9. sk sarker says:

    how to update Samsung galaxy grand prime lollipop 5.0.2 to marshmallow ?


  10. Janak Thapa says:

    I am using Panasonic P55 Novo. when I check software update, its says that “up to date” my android version is kitkat 4.4.2 and I want to upgrade into lolipop 5.1 …Please can you help me?sir

  11. eric ryan says:

    Hi .thanks for reading ..
    plz help
    is it possible to replace 4.42kitkat system ui apk and android system apk, with jellybean 4.22 or lollipop by root explore

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