HTC One M9 In The UK Is Receiving The Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update, While Sprint Is Rolling Out The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update To Its One A9

The One M9 owners who live in the UK have started receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, but in a first phase, the unlocked models will be upgraded, then the locked models approved by their carriers. The One A9 which already came loaded with 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the box will run on the first major Android update, 6.0.1.

HTC UK posted on its Twitter account that it will rollout the 6.0 Marshmallow update to its One M9 handsets, after the unlocked models from the US have received it. The One M9 flagship was released a year ago and this is the first important upgrade that this device has received. HTC updated its Sense UI, and Marshmallow brought new features, such as Doze, Google Now on Tap, a new app permissions system and performance improvements.

The One A9 is a mid-range HTC device that came loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and now it’s receiving the 6.0.1 Marshmallow update, which comes with new emoji. This update has been sent to the unlocked version of the A9 and it will roll out to the devices sold by Sprint. The software version that Sprint will release for the One A9 is 1.57.651.1 and it comes with battery life improvements, Wi-Fi calling functionality, improved camera features and other system enhancements.

The users should receive the OTA update in any minute, but if they’re not notified about it, they can manually install it by downloading the 1.86GB RUU file from htc.com/us/support/htc-one-a9-sprint/news/, on their computers and load software using the HTC Sync Manager. After connecting the phone to the computer, and it’s recognized, the users will locate the download the HTC One™ for Sprint ROM Update and they will double click on the file to launch the system update wizard. Some instructions will be shown on the PC screen and it will be very easy to do the rest.