Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow update continues to roll out to intended devices like the Samsung Galaxy lineup. According to reports, Sprint’s Galaxy S5 units are now in line to receive the said update.
Mobile carriers, just like OEMs, are also working on delivering the Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware to a variety of units. This time, Sprint has let out the word that Samsung Galaxy S5 users may now able to get the update. Samsung Galaxy S5 was released in 2014 and has since run on two major Android versions: Android Lollipop and Android KitKat. Marshmallow marks the third time it will be running on a new OS.
According to Sprint, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update o Galaxy S5 comes via build number G900PVPU3CPCA. Users should expect treats from the TouchWiz-covered version of the Android 6.0 Update. Just like other Android updates, the Marshmallow upgrade for Sprint offers goodies like Doze, Google Now on Tap and app permissions among others.
According to Phone Arena, the update provided is now the Android 6.0.1 iteration, people can expect a fresh set of emojis along with Android latest security updates. When it comes to the visual aspect, the changes are evolutionary instead of radical. Samsung’s updated TouchWiz coupled with Android 6.0 Marshmallow update offers a clean and refreshed approach to design.
People should receive the notification of the OTA release. However, for those who cannot wait, they can simple drag down the Notifications bar, go to Settings, open System then tap on System Update. Choose Update Now then follow the prompt should the firmware be available. Users are advised to connect to a reliable Wi-Fi or cellular connection when updating. Devices should also be fully charged to avoid any problems.