Lava Iris Atom 2 Android Lollipop update starts rolling out

Lava has started rolling out Android 5.1 Lollipop update for its Iris Atom 2 smartphone. The smartphone currently retails for around ₹4050 on Flipkart. Until now, the Atom 2 was running on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat operating system.


The Atom 2 users will be able to upgrade their phone through Over-The-Air (OTA) update. Lava claims to improve the Android experience for the users with this update. The update will bring in more responsive visual elements resulting in ease of navigation. Enhanced notification system, smart lock and battery saver mode are some of the new features that this update will bring in.

Key features of Lava Iris Atom 2:

  • 1.3 GHz MediaTek quad-core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 4.5-inch FWVGA display
  • Internal storage: 8 GB
  • External storage: Expandable upto 32 GB via MicroSD card
  • Rear Camera: 5 MP, capable of 720p video recording
  • Front Camera: 0.3 MP
  • 1750 mAh Li-Ion battery

How to get your Lava Iris Atom 2 Lollipop update?


First of all, check your smartphone for Over-The-Air (OTA) update. If your smartphone has received the OTA update, you don’t need to perform the installation of update manually.

Just in case if you haven’t received the OTA update, you can do it manually. Before commencing manual update, make sure you have the following pre-requisites:

  • The phone should have an SD card or internal storage
  • Make sure you have at least 600 MB of available space in your SD card or your internal storage
  • Battery should be at least 70% charged
  • Take a backup of all your data before updating your phone.

Follow the below mentioned steps to do a manual update of your Atom 2:

Step 1: Make sure you have a desktop/laptop which is having Internet connection.

Step 2: Download the update package from here.

Step 3: Copy the downloaded package to SD card or internal storage.

Step 4: In order to update the package, open Menu > Go to Settings > Scroll down and Select About Phone > Press System Update.

Step 5: Once your phone shows the available package, press ‘Continue’ & download the package. Your phone will be updated to the latest Android OS 5.1 Lollipop.

You can get the Lava Iris Atom 2 Android Lollipop update by heading on to this link.