Samsung launches 2016 series Galaxy J7, J5 in India; price, specifications
Samsung launches 2016 series Galaxy J7, J5 in India; price, specificationsSamsung Press Kit

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) that was released in China is yet to receive Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. But the 2015 version of the Galaxy J7 has got the firmware via OTA (over-the-air) in Russia.

The report of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update being rolled out to the Galaxy J7 (2015) may come as a surprise to many as the 2016 version of the device for the U.S. and some regions in South Korea comes with the firmware but those released in China are still waiting for Samsung to bring the update.

A report by STechGuide (via GSMArena) has claimed that the South Korean technology giant has started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to the Galaxy J7 (2015) in Russia and the update weighs 1.04GB. The firmware is also available for download and manual update. 

The firmware update that comes with features like Doze, Now on Tap, Runtime Permissions and Google Now on Tap, is expected to come to the Galaxy J7 (2015) outside Russia soon.

Samsung is also expected to roll out the firmware to the Galaxy A3 (2016) and Galaxy 8 soon, as the company has upgraded the user manual of the former, while the latter has received granted Wi-Fi certification.

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 – 'Settings' >> 'About phone' >> 'System updates' >> 'Check For Update'.