Sprint Samsung Galaxy S6 Getting The Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA Update, Note 5 Is Receiving A Second 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update
Android 6.0 Marshmallow was firstly rolled out by T-Mobile tot Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and now Sprint is spoiling the owners of this flagship. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 5 in South Korea is getting the second round of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update.
The one-year old Galaxy S6 flagship sold by Sprint is now getting the build number: G920PVPU3CPB6 of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the update weighs 1235.87 MB, so it’s recommendable to connect to a wireless network if you have a limited data plan. Samsung has made some UI changes to its TouchWiz, it added a new vibration pattern and the rest of the features belong to Google and they are: Now on Tap, Doze, Direct Share, better app permissions etc.
The users should get the update over the air, but if they haven’t been notified yet, they can manually check the availability of update by going to their device’s Settings menu > About device > Software update.
At this point, there’s no new regarding the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Edge variant of the Galaxy S6, but reports say that some users already received it and, soon, Samsung will start rolling it worldwide, because the US carrier T-Mobile has started pushing it out to this model.
On the other hand, Verizon has upgraded the Galaxy Note 5 to the latest OS, but other carriers haven’t announced their plans to release the update soon. However, the users from South Korea have started receiving the second Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update, which has the build number N920LKLU2BPB2, according to Sam Mobile. It isn’t known yet what this package contains, but most likely, Samsung has fixed the bugs that have been reported by the users who installed the original Android 6.0 OTA update. The complained that the battery is draining too fast and that they had issues when pairing their phablet with the Gear VR headset.
This month, Samsung will upgrade the following devices: Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+, S6, S6 Edge, while the Note 4 and Note Edge are expected to receive the update in April. The firmware will be available for old devices, as well. The list includes the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab S2 slates, which will be upgraded in May 2016; the Galaxy Alpha will be updated in June, and the Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5 2016 will get the Android 6.0 OTA later this summer.
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