Galaxy S6 on T-Mobile network getting Android Nougat update officially

Galaxy S6 on T-Mobile network getting Android Nougat update officially

T-Mobile is releasing Android Nougat update to Galaxy S6 handsets on its network (carrier-locked handsets).

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Galaxy S6 on T-Mobile network getting Android Nougat update officially


In a battle to release Android Nougat to Android phones, This time T-Mobile is releasing Android Nougat update to Galaxy S6 handsets on its network (carrier-locked handsets). AT&T already released Android Nougat update last month, but Magenta isn’t ready just yet to relinquish the fight just yet. Though nearly two months behind, T-Mobile is ready to roll out Google’s latest sweet treat for the now two-year-old Galaxy phone. We heard word hours ago that T-Mobile would roll out Nougat, and it appears as though that rumor was spot-on. T-Mobile is one of the earliest with updates in the US, though even Magenta can be weeks behind Google in Android update releases.

Read: AT&T Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Active receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

Android 7.0 Nougat is loaded with latest Android features such as Daydream VR-readiness, Doze On The Go, background updating, Custom Quick Settings that allows you to arrange your settings tiles, Notification Direct Reply that lets you respond to a text or email from within your notification shade, Bundled Notifications that gather notifications from one app in the same place, and more.

Google is looking to address the Android fragmentation issue, proposing Project Treble at its latest I/O Conference as a way to speed up the update delivery process by ensuring that the vendor implementation will always be compatible with the OS Framework for future system updates.

It may take some time to popup notification of latest update appear on your device. Whereas the update is released in phases will take some time to reach your region. If you have not received the update yet then you can check for update manually using below steps:

  1. Open the Settings menu for your Android.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the menu and tap About device.
  3. Tap System updates.
  4. Tap Check for update.
  5. Tap OK if asked to confirm.
  6. Wait while your device checks for updates.
  7. Tap Download or Yes if an update is available.
Before installing the software update make sure to sufficiently charge the phone at least 60% and stay connected to Wi-fi connection otherwise you will have to download pay for data package.


Source: T-Mobile

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