Android 5.1 OS On Infinix Hot Note X551 Gets A Major Update

Ever since Infinix launched the beta 3 version of android 5.1 lollipop OS on Infinix hot note x551, improvements have continually been made and rolled over.

infinix hot note x551 running lollipop OS
Few days back, Infinix mobility released an update to Infinix hot note x551 devices running android 5.1 lollipop device. According to the title on the update, it’s stated 25th of September. Hence, the update was perhaps, rolled over on the 25th which was few days back.

Based on the update description, it seem to be packing a lot of improvements. New camera modes as well as settings has been introduced. Sound recording mode, ISO sensitivity, image properties has also been added. The ability to set different ringtones for the two different Sim slots has also been added.

infinix hot note x551 update

Thankfully, RAM management has been improved based on the update, battery life has also been worked upon. Users can now move third party apps to the SD Card and many more.

How To Update

If you’d like to update your device, you will need to download the update via the OTA (software update) page on the device which should be available on your device by now. Navigate to settings > Software Update and you should find the update there.

After downloading, tapping on the install button could display an error ‘unfortunately, system update has stopped‘. At this point, you would have to install the update via the recovery menu. Please follow the tutorial HERE on how to.


Please note that this update is only available on infinix hot note x551 phones running android 5.1 lollipop OS. If you’d like to know how to update your infinix hot note x551 device, please visit this page.

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22 Comments

  • Thanks for this information. Many have gone to complain to infinix mobile when the update would be out. Since other smartphones have already received their updates. The updates made the phone look awesome with new features.

  • Finally A major Update To Fix The Bugs with New cool features 馃檪 It should solve the recent issue Currently On-going on Infinix Hot Note. Waiting Patiently if Tecno will roll out updates Soon. Thanks For the information.

  • Please i have rooted my hot note pro using philz recovery. I’m using the 5.1 beta. Pls how do i do the update.

    • Olamide, Since you have rooted the phone, it’s best you don’t upgrade as the phone could get bricked. It’s best you completely un-root first.

  • Pls help me, l never see any system update on my Infinix hot note pro since I bought it in August. Whenever I checked, the reply will be ” is the latest update”. I rooted the phone and changed the imei, could it be the reason?

  • Okay I have unrooted the phone but the recovery I flashed on it doesn’t install the update.. You should know philz recovery.. Pls help me research on how I can install update with no issue. I even used the default recovery but phone didn’t boot up

  • Samuel please on this upgrade thing in d process u gave earlier u specified that d procedure was only for hot note note hot note pro that really confused so please i beg of you could u pls share a detailed procedure of how i can upgrade my hot note pro to 5.0 with links for d phones ROM TANK U pls i know its laff bt if u see this plssssssss kindly reply

  • Samuel please on this upgrade thing in d process u gave earlier u specified that d procedure was only for hot note not hot note pro users that really confused me so please could u pls share a detailed procedure of how i can upgrade my hot note PRK to 5.0 with links for d phones ROM i.e d full process TANK U pls i know its laff bt if u see this plssssssss kindly reply

    • Ace, just follow same tutorial we shared on how to upgrade that of the hot note. The process is pretty much same. Just be sure to get the rom for that of hot note pro from the Infinix forum which is bbs.infinixmobility.com

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