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Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat in Brazil

Samsung's 2015 flagship and variants have already undergone several system enhancement updates. Both models are on Samsung's update calendar. Update: After upgrading the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to Android 7.0 Nougat, now the turn of the Galaxy S6 line receive the new version of the operating system in Brazil. Details about this update are below.

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Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge / S6 Edge Plus – Update for Android 7.0 Nougat

This week Samsung began releasing Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in Brazil. The update occupies 1,203.54MB and arrives Over-the-air (OTA). The new software has made the user interface very similar to what we have in the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

According to some of the users who have already downloaded the new version of the OS, we have a bug in Samsung Pay.

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Andorid Nougat finally reaches S6 users in Brazil / Natauan Bianchin; AndroidPIT

As we can see from the video review below, the Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant come with a cleaner and more intuitive UI, as well as features like the blue light filter, safe folder, the new camera software, optimized the use of split screen as well as function to change screen resolution and increase battery life.

Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge / S6 Edge Plus – Android Update 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The three variants of the Galaxy S6 line are already running with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow in Brazil. Samsung officially released the update for the Galaxy S6 Edge + variant in 2016 and the update took up 1.34GB (even larger than the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge version) and changed the software number to G928TUVU2DPD1.

The South Korean manufacturer has released the over-the-air (OTA) update for Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to users of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in the country. According to readers Eduardo Rodrigues and Mrcio Dornelas, the update occupied 1,220.24MB and, once installed, modified the build number to MMB29K.G925IDVU3EPC6.

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The update occupies just over 1.2 GB / Mrcio Dornelas – AndroidPIT

In terms of functionality, some changes have been made in the quick settings panel, privacy mode has also been updated, making browsing a little faster, and now you can also choose and use the "install night" feature that will make all the necessary updates are done at night.

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These are the details of the new version of the operating system / Mrcio Dornelas; Eduardo Rodrigues; AndroidPIT

How to upgrade Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge / S6 Edge Plus

To check if your device already has the software update, follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Open the Config app. on your Galaxy S6, S6 Edge S6 Edge Plus and scroll the screen to the end. Then tap the last available option, About device;
  • Step 2: Then tap Download Updates Manually and see if there are any updates available. If so, download the necessary files and finally tap Install;
  • Step 3: This step may take up to twenty minutes, depending on the upgrade. When done, you will see a message stating that the process was completed successfully.

Remembering that you can always keep downloading updates automatically, following the same path.

Did you get an update? Contact the AndroidPIT Team

If you are the proud owner of one of the Samsung Galaxy S6 variants and have received a notification about a new update, please submit a screenshot with the details, and if possible the upgrade steps for our newsroom. You can contact us by email: [email protected]. Be sure to put your full name in the message so we can give you credit for the information.

What about, have you received this update on your device? What are you thinking?

The purpose of this article is to gather in one place all the information about the Galaxy S6 series updates. Thus, updating and republishing this subject will become necessary over time.

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