The first Marshmallow bet update is being pushed out by the BlackBerry OEM to its Priv device. This is particularly meant for the owners of Priv devices who registered to participate in the OS beta testing. Although, the only Priv devices eligible to participate in the beta program were those purchased from ShopBlackBerry, that will change soon enough. Customers on the T-Mobile mobile carrier who also signed up for the beta test program, should also be receiving their notifications to install the download update within the next 24 hours. All this is according to a tweet posted by Nathan Webster, who happens to be the BlackBerry beta program's manager. If you had signed up for the beta update program, then you should keep an eye out for the update invite. This Marshmallow update will heavy, weighing just over 1.7GB, thus it goes without saying that a stable Wi-Fi connection coupled with adequate battery power is necessary before proceeding with the download process.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool