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How to Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow and When will Your Smartphone Get it?

How to Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow and When will Your Smartphone Get it?

October 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google is eager to release the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow , to some of its Smartphone and Tablet lineup. The latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update brings a whole host of new features, including Doze mode, App permissions, Google Now on Tap, "Do not disturb" setting, and easier volume controls, among other features.  Read: You can check out the key new features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow here. Along with the newly launched Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P , Google is also releasing its latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its existing Nexus devices – Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player – starting today. But, When will Your Smartphone Get Android 6.0 Marshmallow? Google Nexus devices are the first ones to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Android 6.0 Marshmallow for  Motorola: Motorola also confirmed Friday to issue Android 6.0 Marshmallow software updates for a number of its smartph
Google Forces Handset Manufacturers to Ship Smartphone with latest Android version

Google Forces Handset Manufacturers to Ship Smartphone with latest Android version

February 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Get bored with the older versions of Google's Android Operating system? Then there is Good News for Android lovers ! Google is putting an end to the older versions of Android newly manufactured Smartphone Handsets. According to a leaked Google Document, the Smartphone Manufacturers will be forced to provide the latest version of Android, i.e. version 4.4 KitKat installed in the new handsets, under Google's new policy. If an OEM wants to qualify for Google Mobile Services (GMS) or Google Apps, they should install the up-to-date version of Android in the handset and If true, then Google will no longer authorize devices running versions older than Android 4.2. In the leaked memo, Google states, " Starting February 2014, Google will no longer approve GMS distribution of new Android products that ship older platform releases. Each platform release will have a GMS approval window that typically closes nine months after the next Android platform release is publicly available. " The rep
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