Sprint has confirmed that owners of the Galaxy S6 will the next lucky batch to receive the upgrade to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Galaxy S6, which also happens to be Samsung's 2015 flagship will receive the Marshmallow update expected to weigh a hefty 1235.87 MB, according to reports. The build number pasted with the update is also said to be G920PVPU3CPB6. The change log lists the standard set of UI enhancements, improvements to performance and a number of tweaks, accompanied with the main Android Marshmallow features. These will see functions such as an updated app permission system, the handy Google Now on Tap and the battery saving Doze mode, make their way to the Galaxy S6 handset. Samsung also includes its own additions with improvements made to its TouchWiz UI, with the inclusion of color changes to its notification panel along with new icons. Note that Android 6.0 doesn't comes with decryption function, so to avoid having your phone permanently encrypted (if you've done so already), its is recommended you have it disabled before proceeding to upgrade to Marshmallow.
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