Samsung finally rolled out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to their Galaxy S6 but initially as a beta version. Recently Samsung launched an initiative to test the beta version of the Android Marshmallow for the Galaxy S6 owners in the UK, this was expected to be followed up by a stable build in January 2016. Now that stable build version of the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow has finally arrived.

A beta form of the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update is currently hitting the Galaxy S6. This update rolls out to Galaxy owners soon after the Google launched the latest Android software version, this is uncommon as updates are slow to reach the Galaxy owners.Users of the Galaxy S6 interested in the beta Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update should go to their Settings, tap About device then select Software update to check for availability.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge were listed in the T-Mobile software updates page as the first Galaxy devices set to receive the Marshmallow OS update. In November 2015, leaked information on Samsung’s update schedule disclosed that the new OS was already tested and approved for the Galaxy S6, and was set to receive the update in January.

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In December 2015, Samsung introduced Marshmallow beta testing for Galaxy S6 owners in the UK. The beta version brought features such as a new TouchWiz interface, as well as Marshmallow enhancements like Doze mode, revamped app permissions and Google Now on Tap.

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