Samsung has been criticized a lot for its slow Android Marshmallow upgrade for its flagship devices. The Korean giant started Marshmallow update for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and Galaxy Note5 smartphones in the end of Q1 this year, while many small companies released the update for their devices quite soon compared to big market holders.
Samsung Flagships to Receive Android N Update in Q4
You might be knowing that the Galaxy S6 series devices are still receiving Marshmallow update in few regions, the new rumors have popped up for the Android 7.0 N update. According to the latest report by SamMobile, Samsung will start Android N update for its flagship devices in the Q4 of this year (Oct – Dec 16). The report names the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, and Galaxy Note 5 in the first wave of the future update.
It is worth noting that Samsung has not given any official confirmation on the Android N roll-out, so take the news with a pinch of salt until we get some concrete evidence.
Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow on AT&T
US carrier Sprint was the first to push the Android Marshmallow update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in March while T-Mobile and Verizon took slightly more time and released the update in April. But it took months for AT&T to prepare the Marshmallow update for Samsung’s flagship devices, and finally, the carrier is rolling out the long-awaited update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones. The update weighs around 1.5GB in size.
The new update packs all the Marshmallow goodies including Google Now on Tap, new emojis, Doze, etc. Also, the new Marshmallow update will remove AT&T Live, Keeper, and FB messenger, and allows to freely uninstall AT&T Mail and YP Mobile apps.
If you are a Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge user on AT&T, the update notification should hit you anytime soon. You can also check the update status manually by checking in Software Update section in Settings.