Tag Archive: receiving


T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 now receiving Marshmallow

T-Mobile is finally pushing out Marshmallow for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Weighing in at 1.5GB, the update brings a number of big new features to the phone. Right now, T-Mobile’s support site doesn’t show that the update is available, but there are a number of reports floating around that people are receiving the update over the air.

Marshmallow brings Doze, enhanced permission controls, some new design elements and more. If you have a Galaxy Note  [Read More…]

AT&T Galaxy S6 edge+, Note 5 now receiving Marshmallow update

AT&T has finally begun pushing the Marshmallow update out for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5. The update brings Doze, enhanced permission controls, a slightly revamped user interface and more to both handsets. AT&T is the last major carrier in the U.S. to push out the update for these phones. The updates weigh in at around 1.4GB, so you will want to make sure that your phone is charged and you are on a strong Wi-Fi network.  [Read More…]

Here’s when your Nexus phone or tablet will stop receiving Android updates

Last year, Google said that it will roll out monthly security updates to Nexus phones and tablets for three years from their respective launch dates, and platform updates for “at least two years.” The search giant is now listing concrete timelines for when support will end for each Nexus phone and tablet, including the Nexus 6P and 5X:

Device No guaranteed Android version updates after Nexus 5X September 2017 Nexus 6P September 2017 Nexus 9 October  [Read More…]

LG G Pad X 10.1 on AT&T now receiving the Marshmallow update

AT&T’s LG G Pad X 10.1 has started receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The OTA update — coming in at 869MB — increments the kernel version to 3.4.0, the build number to MRA58K, and the software version to V93020f.

The changelog lists the following additions:

Upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow AT&T Services updates AT&T Locker now 2.0 Keeper removed myAT&T is a full preloaded app (was weblink) Ready2Go replaced with Setup & Transfer Kindle removed  [Read More…]

YouTube Red subscribers receiving offer for free Chromecast

If you subscribed to YouTube Red, you’re in for a treat. Some subscribers have received an email from Google offering them a free Chromecast to reward them for their subscription, which is a great way to get more people to watch YouTube on the big screen.

Before you get excited, there is some bad news. This appears to only be for people who specifically signed up for YouTube Red, not for those who have Google Play Music All Access and  [Read More…]

Verizon Galaxy S5 now receiving its Marshmallow update

If you’re rocking the Galaxy S5 from Verizon, you may want to check your phone for an update. The carrier is now pushing out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update, which has a software version of MMB29M.G900VVRU2DPD1 this time around.

Following the update, you’ll be able to take advantage of Doze, the enhanced permission controls and much more.

Verizon notes that the update also includes:

This software update brings the latest Android™ Marshmallow OS along with Wi-Fi  [Read More…]

Google Messenger is your app of choice for receiving messages

In last week’s poll we asked how you use your phone for messaging. There are plenty of ways to message people using your phone, whether you prefer the default SMS app on your phone, or like to download a specific app. No matter what app you like to use, the only thing that matters is whether it works for you.

This was a seriously close contest. Google Messenger took first place with 20.22%  [Read More…]

Telus Galaxy Note 4 now receiving Marshmallow update

Telus is rolling out the Marshmallow update to the Galaxy Note 4. The OTA is now available, coming in at 1GB.

The carrier made the Marshmallow update available to the Galaxy S5 and the BlackBerry Priv earlier this month, with the Galaxy Note 5, S6, and S6 edge already making the switch earlier this year.

If you’re rocking the Galaxy Note 4 on Telus, now would be a good time to head into the phone’s settings  [Read More…]

LG G Pad X8.3 is receiving Marshmallow on Verizon

Verizon has started rolling out Marshmallow to the LG G Pad X8.3. Bumping the software version on the tablet up to VK81522A, those with the G Pad X8.3 will be able to enjoy new features and functionality as part of the Android release.

If you haven’t yet received the Marshmallow OTA notification, fear not as you’ll be able to check manually by heading into your tablet’s Settings. Note that the rollout is likely to be a  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 4 already receiving May security patch in India

Samsung is already rolling out the May security patch to the Galaxy Note 4 in India. The update comes in at 378.38MB, and there isn’t much in the way of what’s new according to the changelog, which only mentions the usual stability and bug fixes. What is interesting though is the Android security patch level, which is listed as May 1 2016.

The phone picked up the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update earlier this month, and has  [Read More…]