Welcome to the O2 Community

Has your question already been answered? See the community FAQ's

Android

Reply
Highlighted
Level 28: Ingenious
Posts: 1,194
Registered: ‎02-07-2013

Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

For those interested, Samsung have begun a preview program for Mashamallow on the S6 and S6 Edge.

 

To join you must have a Samsung Account, then download the "Galaxy Care" application from the Google Play store (it can also be found in Galaxy Apps) and select 'Join Beta' from the app.

 

NB: I believe you need to have a unbranded version of the handsets, so just a heads up on that before everyone advises they cannot see the app.

Highlighted
Posts: 98,543
Topics: 545
Solutions: 12,412
Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

Yes it is for phones with generic Samsung firmware only at the moment.
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
Highlighted
Posts: 13,251
Topics: 80
Registered: ‎14-01-2014

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

I feel a disturbance in the force, as if 5 million handsets were just connected to odin.



Highlighted
Level 66: Unequalled
Posts: 14,580
Registered: ‎31-03-2010

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

Looks as if some HTC devices are also on the verge of the update, but as with Samsung phones, probably only unlocked, unbranded devices at the moment.

http://phandroid.com/2015/12/23/htc-one-m9-marshmallow-ota/

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



Funniest-Thread
Highlighted
Posts: 98,543
Topics: 545
Solutions: 12,412
Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge


@viridis wrote:
I feel a disturbance in the force, as if 5 million handsets were just connected to odin.

More like 500 million - you must be getting confused with Apple LOL

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
Highlighted
Posts: 79,724
Topics: 570
Solutions: 3,783
Registered: ‎04-01-2009

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

Got marshmallow on the Nexus but honestly can't see any difference from Lollipop?

Highlighted
Posts: 98,543
Topics: 545
Solutions: 12,412
Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

It's lots of behind the scenes changes again mostly.
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
Highlighted
Posts: 98,543
Topics: 545
Solutions: 12,412
Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

A couple of links to changes and what's new....
https://www.androidpit.com/android-m-release-date-news-features-name
http://www.gottabemobile.com/2015/10/05/android-6-0-vs-android-5-1-lollipop-whats-new-in-marshmallow...
I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
Highlighted
Anonymous
Posts: 0

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

[ Edited ]

You can of course flash the BTU firmware via Odin.

Highlighted
Posts: 98,543
Topics: 545
Solutions: 12,412
Registered: ‎04-04-2012

Re: Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge


@Anonymous wrote:

You can of course flash the BTU firmware via Odin.


As long as you remove the network lock first but you run the risk of tripping the Knox fuse unless you only go up a firmware level.

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)