How to Download and Install Android 15 on Lenovo

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How to Download and Install Android 15 on Lenovo

In this guide, we will show you the steps to download and install the latest Android 15 on your Lenovo device. Lenovo devices have never really been known to be among the faster players in the market when it comes to adopting the newest OS updates. However, it seems all that is slowly but surely changing, and for good. The OEM has already embraced the fifteenth iteration of the OS, with its tablet being the first beneficiary of the same [and many more lined up in the subsequent releases].

As a result of this, you are about to welcome a truckload of new and intriguing goodies onto your device, including but not limited to the likes of Partial Screen Sharing, Notification Cooldown, Lock Screen Widgets, Battery Health Percentage, App Archive, Bluetooth Menu, and Private Space, among others.

Apart from that, you will be getting a much more refined large-screen experience on tablets and foldable and enhancements in the overall performance, when compared with its predecessor. So without any further ado, let’s make you aware of the steps to download and install Android 15 on your Lenovo devices and tablets.

List of Lenovo Devices Received Android 15 Update

The below-mentioned devices have been blessed with Android 15. Do note that this is not a comprehensive list and many more devices will be added to it over the course of time. So do keep a check on it at regular intervals.

Lenovo Tab Extreme [Lenovo TB570FU]

Bugs in Lenovo Android 15 Update

Being a beta update, there are bound to be a few bugs, issues, and performance-related problems. So make sure you go through the below list of all the bugs that you are likely to come across and only then should you make your decision whether to install the fifteenth iteration of the OS or not.

Lenovo Tab Extreme Beta 1 Bugs

Face Unlock is not supported
TOF sensor related function is removed
Stylus key function is not supported but basic function works
Touchpad functions with two fingers are not supported
Touchpad swipe up/down/left/right with 3 or 4 fingers are not supported
Miracast function is not supported
Bluetooth headphones do not work properly when playing audio
It does not respond normally when pressing the power button while inserting the charging cable in the powered-off state
Screen output via cable (extended screen) can be supported when <force desktop mode> is turned on in developer menu
VPN is not tested and may not work properly
WIDI is not supported
Video play may face audio issue
Settings may display abnormal sometimes, re-selecting or cleaning recent apps can make it work properly
One Vision is not supported

Download Android 15 for Lenovo

You may now grab the latest Android 15 build for your device from the below link and then proceed with the installation instructions that follow:

Lenovo Tab Extreme Beta 1

If your tablet checkmarks all these four below-listed requirements, then you may download the Android 15 build. Or else, this build is unfortunately not supported for your tablet [at least for now].

  • Your Lenovo Tab Extreme should be the WiFi variant
  • It should be purchased outside of China.
  • Moreover, its model number should be Lenovo TB570FU. You can verify the same from Settings > System > About tablet.
  • Likewise, the card slot on the left edge has only one holder for an SD card.
SW Flashing Packages 
Android 15 Developer Preview Beta 1 

Once you have downloaded both the firmware and Android 15 firmware, let’s now proceed with the installation steps.

How to Install Android 15 on Lenovo

Installing Android 15 on your Lenovo will erase all the data on your device [that’s the first we have seen this across any OEM], so please take a complete device backup]. Droidwin and its members wouldn’t be held responsible in case of a thermonuclear war, your alarm doesn’t wake you up, or if anything happens to your device and data by performing the below steps.

  1. Extract SW Flashing Packages and go to your OS folder.Download and Install Android 15 on Lenovo
  2. Then go to the Driver folder and install both the drivers:
    Android USB Drivers and DriverInstall
  3. Now download and extract Android SDK Platform Tools.
  4. Then go to the SP_Flash_Tool_V6 folder and launch it via its EXE file.Download and Install Android 15 on Lenovo
  5. You’ll get a prompt that Open Flash XML File does not exist, click OK.
  6. Now select Auto Detect under Battery and checkmark Auo Reboot.
  7. Then click on Download-XML and load the following XML file to it

    Download and Install Android 15 on Lenovo
    Credits: Lenovo
  8. Now select Firmware Upgrade under Flash Mode. Finally, click Download.
  9. Then connect your device to the PC via USB cable and the flashing will start.
  10. Once complete, your device will automatically reboot to the new updated OS!

That’s it. These were the steps to download and install Android 15 on your Lenovo device. We will be continuously updating this guide as and when more devices go live with the support for the fifteenth iteration of the OS. So don’t forget to check out this guide at regular intervals. Apart from that, if you have any other queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.

How to Downgrade Lenovo from Android 15 to Android 14

downgrade lenovo android 15 to 14

As already mentioned, till the time the update is in the beta stage, you are bound to get bugged by quite a few issues, including performance-related ones. So in such cases, your best bet is to downgrade your Lenovo device from Android 15 to the stable Android 14 build.

However, do note that rolling back will result in data loss, so take a complete device backup beforehand. Once that is done, let’s get started [If you’re doing this downgrade on a Lenovvo Tab Extreme, then keep in mind that non-Chinese WiFi Lenovo TB570FU is supported for now].

  1. To begin with, download the Lenovo Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool
  2. Then launch the setup via the rescue_and_smart_assistant_v6.9.3.7_prod_setup.exe file.
  3. Now proceed with the on-screen instructions to install it.

    Download and Install Android 15 on Lenovo
    Credits: Lenovo
  4. Once done, launch the tool, select your tablet, and download the Android 14 OS firmware.
  5. Finally, flash the firmware [click Rescue] and wait for the flashing to complete.
  6. Once done, your Lenovo device will boot to the downgraded Android 14 OS.

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