The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge users who have subscribed for Android Marshmallow beta program can now update to the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. Once the beta update receives positive response from the user, it will be widely made available to other users.
According to Android Authority, Samsung is working with select number of beta testers of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in South Korea and the U.K. to test the Android 6.0 builds. Fresh information suggest that it has already released the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow beta update for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge user.
The Android 6.0.1 is not a major upgrade but it features over 200 emojis and performance tweaks. In order to install the firmware upgrade, beta testers are needed to navigate to Settings > About device > Software update. The update also enhances the overall stability of the OS.
It also brings “install overnight” feature that makes it possible to schedule the download and installation of software updates during the sleeping hours of user at night. The update also brings improvements to the Edge panels making it easier to access than before.
In Android 6.0, users had to navigate through sub-menus for enabling or disabling panels. However, the Android 6.0.1 update brings checkbox alongside each panel for enabling and disabling easily. The Tasks panel is more customizable than before.
Samsung has deliberately reduced the page scrolling speed. It has been done to let the processor of the device to have more time to compute and show the remaining elements of the page. It helps in eliminating problems such as lags and stutters while scrolling a page, Phone Arena reported.
The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow beta is not a very stable update. Hence, it will take more time for the final build to arrive for Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users.