Tag Archives: Android 6.0

T-Mobile Nexus 6 Android 6.0 update approved, expected to start arriving ‘soon’

Back in early October, T-Mobile said that it had planned to begin updating its Nexus 6 to Android 6.0 within a week. Fast-forward about a month and a half and the update is finally set to arrive. Des Smith just announced that the Android 6.0 update for T-Mobile’s Nexus 6 has been approved and that it ought to start hitting devices soon. The update is build MRA58X. Great … [read full article]

One T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 owner appears to have gotten Android 6.0 update

Well, this is kind of strange. T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 owner Danon has reached out to say that he appears to have gotten an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on his device. Danon explains that he was having some issues with his IMEI info earlier today, so he used the Samsung Odin tool to restore his Note 5 back to the stock firmware. After restoring his phone, he went into System Update … [read full article]

Moto X Pure Edition will gain T-Mobile band 12 LTE support with Android 6.0 update

When Motorola launched the Moto X Pure Edition in early September, it listed band 12 among the device’s supported LTE bands. Given the whole brouhaha surrounding the Moto E and the removal of its band 12 support, though, it was unclear if the Moto X Pure Edition would ever actually support band 12 on T-Mobile. Fast-forward to today and there’s finally some … [read full article]

HTC One A9 available for pre-order for $399.99, comes with Android 6.0 pre-installed

UPDATE: Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management, says that the One A9 supports both Wi-Fi Calling and VoLTE on T-Mobile.   The HTC One A9 is now officially official, boasting a metal unibody construction that houses a 5-inch 1920×1080 AMOLED display that’s covered with Gorilla Glass 4 and a fingerprint sensor on its face, as well as 13-megapixel rear … [read full article]

Some Nexus 5 owners report reception issues after installing Android 6.0

UPDATE: T-Mobile got back to me and offered the following statement: We want our customers to have a great experience with each device software upgrade, and are working with Google to confirm whether there are any ongoing connection issues.   Yesterday Google began pushing Android 6.0, and T-Mobile said that the updates for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013), and Nexus 9 were ready to roll. Unfortunately, the update … [read full article]

T-Mobile names 17 devices with Android 6.0 updates in the works

Wondering if your phone will get an Android 6.0 update? If so, T-Mobile’s Software Updates page currently lists 17 devices that’ll get a taste of Marshmallow. Here are the all of the T-Mobile products that currently have an Android 6.0 update in development: HTC One M8 HTC One M9 LG G3 LG G4 LG G Stylo Nexus 5 Nexus 6 Nexus 7 Nexus 9 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Samsung Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile to begin pushing Nexus 6 Android 6.0 update this week

Today Google announced that it’s now pushing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. But what about Nexus 6 units running on T-Mobile? Those are coming this week. Des Smith says that Nexus 6 units on T-Mobile will get Android 6.0 this week. As of this writing, T-Mo’s Software Updates page says that the N6’s Marshmallow update is … [read full article]

Google’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are now official

New Nexus day has officially arrived, and in a first for Google, we’ve actually got two new Nexus phones being added to the family at once. First up is the LG Nexus 5X, the smaller of the two new handsets. The Nexus 5X has a 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display and 5-megapixel camera on its face, as well as a 12.3-megapixel shooter around back that also includes laser autofocus, 4K video capture, and 1.55μm pixels to capture … [read full article]

Google confirms Android 6.0 Marshmallow, releases final Android M Developer Preview

It’s official: Android M is Marshmallow! Google announced on the Android Developers Blog that Android M’s official name will be “Marshmallow,” continuing the company’s tradition of naming major Android OS updates after desserts. Google also revealed that Marshmallow is Android 6.0, which is up from the last version of Lollipop, Android 5.1. You can see the official Marshmallow statue on Google’s campus [read full article]