Samsung’s Galaxy S6, tied to the model number “SM-G920F,” and Galaxy S6 Edge with the model number “SM-G925F” received the Android 6.0.1 in the U.K. under the Various network. The build number of this firmware update is “XXU3DPB8.” This software package is expected to be rolled out to all device users under other carriers by end of 2016. Following which, the regular unlocked Galaxy S6 series will also receive the update.
Starting with home-country South Korea, the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update has been rolled out to several Galaxy S6 series of handsets and Galaxy Note 5 in selected regions, across the globe.
Readers can expect the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to pop up on their handsets as a notification in a couple of days, as the roll outs are usually made in phases. In case there is no notification, users can navigate to device Settings -> About device -> and check the Software updates menu. The other way is to manually get the software update via Sam Mobile’s firmware section.
The Android 6.0 update concentrates on App Permissions, Web Experience, App Links, Mobile Payments, Fingerprint Support and Power & Charging. It also brings new Doze battery saving feature that uses motion detection to cut off background activity when the phone is in standby, but it will still wake up for important events like alarms.
The Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update for the Galaxy S6 edge is 1.18GB in size.
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