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In what could be seen as a concerted effort to make Android 6.0 Marshmallow available to most of its devices before the arrival of Google's upcoming operating system Android N next month, Samsung is rolling out the firmware to more of its devices across various countries.

The South Korean technology giant has started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 (SM-T815) in Germany, taking the firmware version to T815XXU2BPD6, according to SamMobile. The update brings features like multi-user mode, Doze mode, Google Now on Tap, and bug fixes. 

Another report by SamMobile has claimed that Samsung has started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to the Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) devices in Germany and Italy (unlocked variant). The firmware update was pushed out to the device in India and Sri Lanka a few days ago. 

Samsung has already released the Android Marshmallow update to devices like the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5 Sport, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Note 4. Other devices that are expected to get the firmware update are the Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A8, and Galaxy A7.

How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:

- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow download notification will appear on your phone screen

- Press "Download" button

- Press "Restart & Install" button

- Rebooting will begin automatically

- You will see "Installing System Update" notice when installation starts

- Upgrading begins automatically

- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow will run on your device after upgrading is done

You can also manually check availability of the new software by going to – 'Settings' >> 'About phone' >> 'System updates' >> 'Check For Update'.

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