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Marshmallow Updates & Discussion

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Hi Everyone!

 

After seeing all of the discussion around Marshmallow (and observing how spread out it is), I thought it would be a great idea to create a dedicated place for us as the mobility community team to share the information we have.

 

Anyone is welcome to join in the conversation; all I ask is (as a personal favor) we keep the conversation civil. We want to get you the information and updates as much as you want them. I think that's fair Smiley Happy

 

Keep reading to see all news, updates, timelines, and anything else we have to share. This is a living post, so check back often!

*I am an AT&T employee, and the postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent AT&T's position, strategies or opinions.
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‎05-17-2016 10:01 AM

Re: Marshmallow Updates & Discussion

Update – 10/13/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 update for the following tablet:

 

  • Samsung Tab S 10.5 (T807A)

For full details and installation instructions, click here.

 

 

Update – 9/8/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 update for the following phone:

 

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)

 

Update – 8/26/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 updates for the following phones:

 

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
  • SamsungGalaxy S5 Active (SM-G870A)

 

Update – 7/13/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 updates for the following phones:

 

  • PRIV™ by BlackBerry® (STV100-1)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (T817A)

 

Update – 7/5/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 updates for the following phones:

 

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 active (SM-G890A)

 

Update – 6/22/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 updates for the following phones:

 

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920A)
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A)

For more information, click here or check out att.com/softwareupdates

 

 

Update – 5/17/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 updates for the following phones:

 

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (N920A)
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (G928A)

For more information, click here (Note 5), here (S6 edge+), or check out att.com/softwareupdates

 

Update – 5/19/16

 

Some customers have reported issues loading this update as a result of insufficient storage. We've reached out to HTC who advised us to ask our customers to try the update again.

 

Check out this thread for more information.

 

Release Date: 5/12/16

 

Marshmallow 6.0 updates for the following phones:

 

 

The updates are available via FOTA (over the air) and manual download. Please note that a Wi-Fi connection is required to download the update.

 

Space Requirements

 

  • M8 - 1212.5MB
  • M9 - 1552.8MB

 

Once the update is downloaded, the installation requires 150MB of space (this space was already reserved during the FOTA download)

 

Kevin, AT&T Community Specialist

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What about Samsung's devices. I notice Samsung pulled the listings off there site.
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I haven't seen or heard anything mentioning that. What was it saying on their website?

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I have a samsung s6 and have been waiting for marshmellow since google announced it's release back in october. I realize that Samsung didn't get it right away and release it to the carriers. I was just wondering what issues with the update att is finding and working on that is contributing to the delay. I have heard that the delay is caused by att bloat that I disable, removal of features that samsung put on the phone and the removal is causing issues.I would just like to know what the truth is not rumors. Att usually remains silent in these aspects. Also is there a beta program that I can sign up for to give real world testing for software and features to help the update process?

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Does not matter what Samsung site said, as AT&T is the one Dragging their feet with Marshmallowm on Samsung phones.  Verizo, T-Mobile and other had it out few months ago.

 

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@Anonymous

 

there is no beta testing I tried to get to do that already

 

@ATTKevin

 

Here have a nice look

 

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All these builds are on the ATT download servers just waiting to be downloaded.  These are MY phones.  ok the s6 920's are the 2 kids.  My wife and I have 928a's and the 890a is a test phone.

 

The funny thing is wifi calling works like a charm on the s6 active 890a

 

pics of wifi calling on s6 active

 

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Being my first long term Android device, S6, I now see the largest downside to an att android compared to an att Apple device. The update process is painfully slow to reach our devices. Customers security is at risk while the its "tweaked" and bloatware is installed. I totally regret not spending the money outside att for an unlocked device. Only after purchasing my device did I notice the complaints of such slow updates.

One more year and I'll be getting out of this contract. GTE, ATT, Cingular, back to ATT...almost 20 years with this company. Never had I ever thought of leaving until now. I'm not mad. It's a shame and very disapointing.
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Apple still has the airdrop security flaw from iOS 8
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Why can't I update my LG V10 (H900) to Android 6.0? AT&T has an e-support page giving out the instruction on how to update. Since last week of April until today, I have tried updating my phone, but with no luck.

It is this link... https://www.att.com/esupport/article.html#!/wireless/KB426959
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@MorcaeL wrote:
Why can't I update my LG V10 (H900) to Android 6.0? AT&T has an e-support page giving out the instruction on how to update. Since last week of April until today, I have tried updating my phone, but with no luck.

your using the phone on post paid att service?

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Yes. This is locked with AT&T and a postpaid one.
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Please note, I have an ATT LGV10. Got the 6.0 Update last week. The update has disabled the USB connection to a PC or other USB device, CAR Media Center. Neither ATT, LG, nor Google offer any ways taht you can fix this. So Unless you are willing to loose the ability to download to your PC pictures, media, etc. via USB, DO NOT update to 6.0. 
Wait untill there is a fix. 

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Not sure what you mean by disabled the USB feature. Works on my phone just fine. It does however pop-up a notification that asks you to select ALLOW for a device to connect via USB.

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How is the manual download done, and will it wipe my phone. My wife and I both received OTA updates. I assume it is marshmallow as it is 1GB. It goes through the download and starts to unzip, and then there is a message "There was a problem with this software update that prevented installation. Please wait for another update." I called and they pushed out the update to my phone from technical support with the same results. At one point I did get a boot screen that said cannot map file.

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