T-Mobile S6 Edge+, Note 5 gets Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 update

Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 reaches T-Mobile S6 Edge+, Note 5

Over the last few months, Android Marshmallow has been receiving much traction; specifically given the Samsung’s shot from last year. The flagship Galaxy S6 with Telus in Canada, is finally up for the update, with T-Mobile-carried owners of Galaxy Note 5. Latest reports reveal that Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 operating system reaches two Samsung phones.

Now given the good news, T-Mobile subscribers with Galaxy S6 Edge+ or a Galaxy Note 5 can have a share into the best flavor of the new Android. The carrier platform announced on Monday that it will offer Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 OS to the mentioned handsets.

Marshmallow has plugged along slowly since its debut in November last year. Phone makers and wireless carriers need to teach every new version from Google for every device, before they can decide or execute the official launch.

The support pages on official website offers details on how to check your S6 Edge+ and Note 5, to see if an update is required. Several number of carrier have already launched Android Marshmallow 6 to the Galaxy S6, leaving the Telus customers out in the cold. The software was supposed to arrive back in early March, but as seen in Android cases most of the times, it faced some delays till the release.

As more and more companies are pushing through the upgrade, Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 seems to be getting stickier. During Google’s Android Developer Dashboard in beginning of this month, it revealed that Marshmallow has doubled its adoption rate within a month.

By April 4, 2016, Marshmallow 6.0.1was adopted by 4.6 percent of all devices that visited Google Play Store (from 2.3 percent a month ago). T-Mobile Android Marshmallow update S6 Edge+ and Note 5 is expected to reach subscribers somewhere between now and May 20.

Consumers using Wi-Fi connection would be allowed to download the update manually as soon as it becomes available. Can’t wait? You can check out the update manually by:

  • Click Settings
  • Scroll down to System section
  • Click About device setting
  • Select Software Update
  • Hit OK

Before you go for the update, note that the Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 update consumes a bulky 1.34 gigabytes. If you want to proceed, allow decent time and bandwidth to install it.

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