Recently we posted that Android 5.1 Lollipop is now rolling out for Motorola Moto E 1st generation in India .
Read full news - Android 5.1 update available for Moto E ( India )
Saurabh Sinha a Moto E user has successfully captured the OTA update link and users can manually update Moto E 1st generation to Android 5.1 Lollipop .
How to update Moto E 1st generation to Android 5.1 Lollipop -
Note - You might find difficulty in Installing Update , As you need to follow exact procedure of updates ( 4.4.4 > 5.0.2 > 5.1.1 ) ! If you find any difficulty - Follow XDA Thread of 5.1 Lollipop .
Step 1. Download Lollipop Soak test zip and Rename it to " Blur_Version.23.21.34.condor_retaildsds.retaildsdsall.en.03 " .
Step 2. Place Lollipop Soak test zip into Your Internal as well as External Memory card .
Step 3. Reboot your Motorola Moto E once .
Step 4. Go to Settings > About device and System Update and check for Update .
Step 5. Your device will start Downloading Lollipop update and it will reboot automatically and Lollipop Update Installation will start .
Note - It will take some time to boot .
Update - Those who are on kitkat ! First Install 341 mb ( 1st Update ) then > 13 mb ( 2nd update ) > 291 mb ( 5.1 update ) .
For more in detail instructions - Refer XDA Thread
Moto E Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA - Download Here