Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update For Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4 Available For Download

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update For Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4 Available For Download
Samsung Galaxy S6 EdgeKārlis Dambrāns/ Flickr cc

Older Samsung Galaxy flagships have started getting the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The software content is now rolling out worldwide.


In the US, Verizon subscribers can now download the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for their Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus devices. It will soon be available for the S6, Note 5 and Note 4.

Neuro Gadget reported that the software content will be rolling out gradually for AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile subscribers. Owners of the aforementioned Samsung Galaxy smartphones require 1GB of free disk space to download and install the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.

Also Read: Android 7.0 Update Release Date For Sony Xperia X, Xperia XZ, Xperia X, Xperia Z5 Leaked?

Like us on Facebook

Australian mobile carriers Optus, Telstra and Vodafone have launched the update on all Samsung Galaxy S6 variants. As of the moment, only Vodafone has made the update available for the Note 5 and Note 4.

In Canada, Eastlink and VideoTron will be releasing the update for the S6 and S6 Edge. Bell and Telus will quickly follow suit. Telus in particular has started rolling out the update for the Note 5 and Note 4.

According to Trusted Reviews, Android 6.0 Marshmallow sports a completely revamped apps menu. Instead of swiping the screen horizontally, users can navigate through their favorite apps by thumb-scrolling the apps drawer in a smooth vertical movement.

Also Read: NBA 2K17 for Android, iPad, Android – Gameplay, Features And More Details Here

Android 6.0 Marshmallow has native support for fingerprint scanning. Users can unlock their smartphones with a light tap on the fingerprint sensor. The technology can also be used to authenticate wireless payments via Android Pay.

Doze is a cool feature that helps extend battery life. Once enabled, it restricts network connectivity and background services when the Android smartphone is in standby mode.

Users can still receive incoming messages and alarms, but only “high-priority” notifications will be processed. Doze is activated when the Android smartphone is turned off, not connected to a charger and hasn’t been moved for a short period of time.

Also Read: Samsung Pushed To Release Galaxy S8 Following Note 7 Debacle

For more technology news, you can subscribe to our newsletter. If you are a social media junkie and would like to receive updates on your timeline, then you can also like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.


  • david smith

    Samsung pushes out September security patch for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge in Europe.
    the OTA is being pushed out in stages. However, if you’d like to see if it’s ready for your device simply follow these steps: Settings » About Device » Software Update » Update Now.

  • i64X

    Updates to 6.x roll out after 7.x has already been released. Great job.