Surprisingly, LG was quick in pushing out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow to its G4 flagship sold via Sprint, a few weeks go. Now, the device sold via US Cellular is being updated as well, but it isn’t known when the AT&T and Verizon variants will get the update. As for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge flagships, they are getting the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Beta, while the Note 4 phablet will run on 5.1.1 Lollipop.
If you happen to own a LG G4 with the model US-991 and you’re connected to US Cellular, then you’ll get the US99120b update, which started rolling out two days ago. It is great to hear that the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Beta is rolling out to the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, while Verizon is making happy the Galaxy Note 4 owners, by upgrading their devices to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Firstly, a limited number of Galaxy S6 and S6 edge devices have received the Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta, and their owners needed to participate in the program from the UK, and this update brought visual improvements along with two new features, Google Now on Tap and Doze. Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is not a minor update, as it comes with a bunch of upgrades, such as new emoji characters; the notification panel icons are more visible; when the fingerprint scanner doesn’t recognize the fingerprint, the device vibrates; Install Overnight is a new option that will schedule update installations to take place at night, between 2 and 5 AM; the Edge screen settings has a new interface, including an Edge Panels option; the Edge panel is customizable and the users can adjust its transparency and size; a new Tasks Edge panel will set shortcuts for applications; in the status bar are found additional Quick Settings toggles for Private Mode; lastly, based on location, support for profiles that can automatically change.
The owners of the Galaxy Note 4 variant from Verizon will get, via OTA, the version LMY47X.N910VVRU2BOK3 of the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and Verizon said that “This software update has been tested to optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches”.