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Samsung rolls out Galaxy S5 Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update




Samsung has already started seeding its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its 2014 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, nearly a month ago in select variants only.  And it is now hitting the global variant of the phone specifically the SM-G900F which is the variant being sold in Europe, Latin America, and parts of Asia including the Philippines.

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow brings several new features including Google Now on Tap, a feature that improves Google Now’s context awareness. Doze, a feature that boosts battery life by killing background apps while in idle mode. Samsung also add several features to its user interface department including a revamped version of TouchWiz that now offers a cleaner look with more rounded icons.

Given that the roll-out is being pushed out in phases and for those who have not yet received the OTA update can look for it in the settings. Head into the Settings – About Device – Software Update menu to see if the update is available for your device.

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This article was written by Heland Ortega, Junior Contributor of YugaTech. He is a graduate of Information Technology and Multimedia Arts at FEU Institute of Technology in where he is also now working as a full-time faculty. You can follow him at @helandortega.

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9 Responses

  1. Lou says:

    How about note 5? N9208

  2. anon says:

    HIMALA nag update ang samsung ng 2 year phone.

  3. para-noir says:

    I tried updating my S5 OTA and thru Samsung Kies, no go. When will the Marshmallow update be available here in the Philippines? Do you have any idea? Thanks!

  4. Lenard Kevin Vergara III says:

    Yeah, me too. I don’t have any marshmallow update on my s5 here in the Philippines. :( please notify me if there are any updates with the android M. Thanks!

  5. Anjdroid says:

    Its pass the halfway of june and wala paring update wtf

  6. Joe says:

    Just bought a second hand Galaxy S5 Prime from korea, almost new pa for just Php7000. The os is still lollipop but has notification for OTA update. Right now marshmallow na aq, for this price panis ang mga bumili ng brand new asus midranger.

  7. ralpheous says:

    I dont have marshmallow update yet —- huhuhu

  8. infinitee says:

    its already 2017… still no update

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