Samsung rolls out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Galaxy S5 Globally
On March 21st, Samsung rolled out Marshmallow update for its Galaxy S5 device only in South Korea. Now it has made it available for users all over the world. US users can receive the updated patch via their network providers. This is the first update for any Galaxy S5 users since its last update of Android Lollipop. In the meantime, Sprint has started rolling out update to Android 6.0.1 for Galaxy Note 4 and Note 5 users.
Samsung will go for OTA i.e, over the air update patch which will carry a size of about 1.5 GB. It will have the features such as Google Now on Tap, granular app permission, Doze mode and the updated security patches. Besides, it will have hundreds of new emojis and stickers for social media crazy users.
There are two ways to go about the updating the OS. One Samsung will send notification for automatic update. Second, one can manually update it by going to Setting Tab, then go to About Phone and go for System Updates. Then click on Check For Update and we will see the desired results. Then one has to download OS via wi-fi as the size is considerably big. Then click on Restart and Install button and the installation and update will start automatically after the system gets rebooted.
In the meanwhile, Samsung has plans to start rolling out updates for Other Galaxy devices like Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A3, Galaxy E7, Galaxy E5, Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J2 in near future globally and not just home country. The update is supposed to enhance the edge screen and new edge screen features which will be quite a unique experience with faster and convenient access.