After seeding the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to all the eligible flagships and a few other devices, Samsung has reportedly started rolling out the firmware to the Galaxy S5 Neo that was released last year.
The firmware update comes after several European countries like Greece, Germany, the U.K., Netherlands, and Austria. The update brings several features, including Doze, Runtime Permissions and Google Now on Tap.
The unlocked Galaxy S5 Neo with model number SM-G903F has now started receiving the firmware in Southeast Europe and the update takes the OS version to G903FXXU1BPD4, according to PlayfulDroid.
Samsung has released the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S5 Sport, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note Edge, and Galaxy Note 4. Some of the non-flagship devices like the Galaxy A9, Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2015), Galaxy Tab S2 and Galaxy On7 are also said to have received the firmware.
Some of the Samsung handsets that are expected to receive the firmware are the Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A8, Galaxy J3 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016). The Chinese version of the Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J5 (2016) are also yet to receive the OS.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo came running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop when it was released last year. It features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (432 ppi pixel density), an Exynos 7580 processor, a 16GB internal storage expandable up to 256GB via microSD card, a 2GB RAM, a 16MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture, 31mm lens, autofocus and LED flash, a 5MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture and 23mm lens, and a 2,800mAh battery.
How to install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to your device:
- 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 â€“ 'Settings' >> 'About phone' >> 'System updates' >> 'Check For Update'.