Samsung Galaxy S5
New Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones are seen on a display at the Mobile World Congress in BarcelonaReuters / Albert Gea

Owners of Samsung Galaxy S5 in India have something to cheer about. The South Korean technology giant has finally started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA (over-the-air) update to its 2014 flagship device in the country, reported SamMobile

The firmware update for the Galaxy S5 comes not long after it was released to the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ handsets in India. It was released to the device in South Korea in March before being made available in the United States weeks later.

The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S5 comes with the latest security patch and takes the firmware version to G900IDDU1CPD1.

Samsung has already released the firmware update to its flagship 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 handsets like Galaxy Tab S2, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy A8, and Galaxy A7 also expected to get the OS update.

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'.