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Marshmallow (6.0) for Android™
Release Date: October 5, 2015
Note: The date Marshmallow is available on your device will vary. Each manufacturer determines which devices they'll update and what the schedule will be.
Marshmallow (Android 6.0 release) improves how you find information on your smartphone and tablet. It offers a fingerprint scanner for advanced device security and lets you control which permissions apps can use. You'll also enjoy longer battery life with the new, smarter power-saving features. The redesigned app drawer has a new quick scrolling feature and a search bar to make finding apps faster than ever.
Updating Marshmallow on Your Device
Refer to the Advanced Devices - Software Updates page to see if Marshmallow has been released for your device or if an update is coming soon.
The steps to find the current OS version vary by device. Below are general instructions that work for most Android devices. For detailed instructions about a specific device, please check the device's user guide.
To check your current Android OS version:
- Open your device's settings.
- Tap the About Phone or About Device option.
- Tap Android Version to display your version information.
You've successfully found your version information.
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