Samsung has began rolling out an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Galaxy Note 5. The update was initially noticed in Cambodia with other devices expected to receive the OTA software update. The upgrade will incorporate a whole new slew of improvements from Marshmallow like improved app permissions,Google Now on Tap and Doze mode; as well as Samsung's very own additions such as support for blocking ads on its new Samsung browser, the all new Cross app and much more. This latest roll out comes after the beta test Samsung program launched for the Marshmallow update on the Galaxy Note 5 handsets. The update is now available for SM-N920C models and is complemented by a build number of N920CXXU2BPB6. If you are yet to receive the notification for the OTA, you can check manually in the phone's settings menu, tap the About device option then hit Software update. In case there is nothing available, you will have to be patient till the update hits your device. The update roll out is expected to be gradual, and eager users should be able to access it via Samsung's Smart Switch program. If you are interested in manually installing the update, you can grab it from this link.
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