Android phones usually get forgotten about in terms of updates after 3 years or so. Given that Android handset makers churn out multiple devices a year, it’s not surprising that they can’t really focus their resources on older devices and would choose to focus on their newer ones instead.
It has been three years since the Galaxy S6 was launched by Samsung. It marked the beginning of a new era of design and build quality for Samsung as the company wholeheartedly adopted the metal and glass sandwich for its flagship smartphones. As you can probably imagine, the company sold tens of millions of units as the Galaxy S6 series turned out to be a hit. If you’re one of […]
Most Android smartphones aren’t supported for major platform upgrades for more than two years. The Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, and Galaxy S6 Edge+ came with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box and have since received their two major platform upgrades, first to Marshmallow and then to Nougat last year. Many had lost hope that these handsets would be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo but it turns out that […]
Samsung launched a beta program for the Galaxy S8’s Android 8.0 Oreo update a couple of months back. The company has released several beta firmware for the handset since then. It’s now expected to release Oreo for all Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users by the end of this month. There are reports concerning the Galaxy S6 Android Oreo update circulating online and they might not be entirely accurate.
Samsung doesn’t release more than two major Android platform updates for its flagship smartphones. That’s the case with most Android smartphones. However, if a new report is to be believed, perhaps Samsung might make an exception for the Galaxy S6 and release the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the 2015 flagship.
It has been a while since Google released Android 7.0 Nougat. While some compatible devices have since released the Nougat update, there are many left that have yet to be updated. Samsung has released said update for many of its handsets but in some regions, the updates have been held up. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have received Nougat elsewhere but T-Mobile subscribers in the U.S. have been […]
AT&T has finally released the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S6 series handsets on its network. It’s rolling out said update for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, and the Galaxy S6 Edge+. Some of its rivals have already released Nougat for these handsets on their networks so AT&T is a bit late to the party.
Samsung finally started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge last week. The update was initially rolled out by some carriers in Europe but the company is now gradually expanding it to other markets across the globe. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Android 7.0 Nougat update release in India is taking place now. Multiple reports have confirmed that the […]
Samsung released the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge last month. The company is yet to confirm when it’s going to release said update for other compatible devices. Previous reports have suggested that the company is working on the Nougat update for the Galaxy S6. According to a new report, the Galaxy S6 Nougat release is going to take place before the end […]
We know that Samsung is already getting a lot of bad press over the Galaxy Note 7 exploding, but it seems that for some reason following those reports, we’ve started to hear reports of other Samsung phones apparently catching on fire too. In fact according to the latest report, it seems that a Galaxy S6 handset has exploded mid-flight.
Samsung recently confirmed that it’s working on Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. The company has actually launched a beta program which allows registered users to take the beta firmware for a spin. It was also reported recently that work on Nougat for the Galaxy S6 series has also begun. Now a Galaxy S6 running Android 7.0 Nougat has been spotted on benchmarking websites.
Last we checked, Samsung had begun their Android 7.0 Nougat beta program for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Given that the Note 7 is no longer in play, it means that Samsung’s flagship phones for 2016 are the S7 and S7 Edge, so it makes sense that they would be focusing their efforts on those phones.
Every now and then apps do get a bit buggy and glitchy and we guess that’s just something that we have to deal with. However sometimes it glitches out to the point where it becomes unusable, and that’s when things start to get annoying. According to a report from users on the Android Central forums, it seems that some users have run into issues with the Samsung Keyboard.
Samsung has started rolling out a new update that’s bringing Samsung Cloud to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Samsung Cloud is an extension of the company’s Smart Switch service which enables users to easily transfer data from one device to another. The new cloud storage offering makes it even easier by providing users with free cloud storage for their content, files, documents, and more.
It is nice to see mobile carriers introduce software updates to the smartphones that it has sold to date, and when it comes to Verizon, they have just rolled out updates for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. In this new release, your software version would be bumped up to VRU4CPD2 after updating, and if you are impatient to wait fro the OTA (Over The Air) update, you […]
If you happen to be rocking to a Samsung Galaxy S6 while you are subscribing to AT&T, then you would be pleased as punch to hear this particular bit of news today – that the Samsung Galaxy S6 from AT&T is on the receiving end of the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update, which means you would finally have your previous generation flagship model to be on par with the other devices […]
If you are looking to purchase a new Samsung smartphone and don’t mind using T-Mobile as a cellular provider then you might want to check out this deal. T-Mobile customers can get $150 rebate on some of Samsung’s best smartphones like the Galaxy S6 Edge and the Galaxy Note 5. These are last year’s flagship smartphones so discounting them is a great way to clear the inventory. Rebate is not […]
Galaxy S6 owners on AT&T have been waiting for a considerable time to get a taste of Marshmallow on their handsets, particularly when Sprint released the update back in March and Verizon came out with it soon after. T-Mobile has released it as well, and now finally AT&T is going to release Marshmallow for the Galaxy S6 on its network in the near future.
Google may have released Android 6.0 Marshmallow last year but it’s yet to arrive for a lot of devices, particularly those that are locked to carriers. Even as Google gears up to launch the next big Android update in the coming weeks, carriers and OEMs are still scrambling to get Marshmallow out the door as users get anxious. Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge users on T-Mobile will appreciate that […]
Many Samsung devices compatible with Marshmallow have still not been updated to Marshmallow. The problem is compounded when it comes to carrier locked devices since the updates then have to go through a lengthy certification and testing process before they’re released by carriers. T-Mobile customers can rest a bit easy knowing that their carrier has now started testing Marshmallow for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.