Samsung is now providing Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge users an opportunity to try the beta version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. However, currently beta edition that will help Samsung to receive feedback on the new firmware is currently available for users in the U.K. and South Korea.
According to an official tweet, Samsung is allowing users to become a beta tester for Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The whole idea behind launching the beta edition of Android M is that it will help Samsung to fix potential issues and bugs before releasing the final build of the firmware to wide range of smartphones all over the world, Phone Arena reported.
Samsung is poised to release the Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade first to its 2015 flagships such as Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge +. However, among these smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones will be initial devices that will receive a chance to try the Android Marshmallow beta program.
The beta program from Samsung involves three steps for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners in the U.K and South Korea. The first step involves creating a Samsung account. Users are then required to download and install “Galaxy Care” from Samsung Galaxy apps. The third step involves signing up for the Galaxy Beta Program.
Once registered, users will be able to download and install the beta edition of Android 6.0. One needs to be aware of the fact that the beta program supports only the unlocked editions of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones in the U.K. In South Korea, carriers like KT and LGU+ support the beta program.
The beta program will be only available until Jan. 19. This seems to be an indication that the Samsung will roll out Android 6.0 upgrade for its 2015 flagships not earlier than February.