After releasing the Android Marshmallow to Moto G (3rd Gen) in US, Motorola has commenced the update roll-out to the device's Indian variant.
Motorola India took to micro-blogging platform Twitter to confirm the news. "Here is something new and amazing for your Moto G (3rd Gen.), the Android 6.0 Marshmallow!," reads the company's post.
How to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA on Moto series:
[Note: Moto series owners are advised to make sure the device has at least 50% battery so that the installation process doesn't get interrupted mid way. Also make sure to download update on Wi-Fi connection for smooth installation experience and avoid hefty data bill]
If you have received a notification message for this update:
1. Select "Yes, I'm in".
2. After the software is downloaded, select "Install now".
3. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
4. Your phone is now updated to Android 6.0.
It has to be noted OTA roll-out is staged in phases, so it will take few weeks for it to reach all corners. Until, then readers can follow the steps below to manually check for update on your phone by-
1. Select the Settings icon in the apps menu.
2. Select "About phone".
3. Select "System updates".
4. If the update is ready, select "Yes, I'm in". After the software is downloaded, select "Install now".
5. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
6. Your phone is now updated to Android 6.0.
Other Motorola devices, which are in line to receive the update, include Moto X Pure Edition (2nd gen) in the US, Moto X Play, Moto Maxx (2014), Moto Turbo (2014), Moto G (2nd gen), Moto E (2015) LTE models only (in select markets)
The key attribute of Android Marshmallow update is the Doze power saving feature, which is said to extend battery life by at least 30% depending on the device's internal hardware.
Other notable features include native support for fingerprint sensor input, leaner and faster Chrome browser, more intuitive Now on Tap feature, new security feature verified boot system, support for more international dialects, new contextual assistance feature, Google photos and auto back-up from where all apps user data (less than 25MB) will automatically be stored in Google Drive.