Samsung will no longer offer monthly security updates for its Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5. Both devices were absent from the update list and the company has now also confirmed.
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According to support pages on T-Mobile's website, Samsung will be releasing Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, and Note5, some of which are nearly three years old.
Following on from the availability of Nougat for both smartphones in April and May, T-Mobile has now put out a new update that fixes call failure. For good measure the May security update is included.
After updating its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ to Android 7.0 Nougat last month, Verizon is now rolling out the Android security patches for April to both of the high-end handsets.
Almost nine months after Nougat became available, and after all the other major carriers rolled out the Nougat update to their Galaxy S6 edge_ variants, now T-Mobile has made it available.
Verizon Wireless is finally rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to its variants of two of Samsung's flagship handsets from 2016, the Galaxy Note5 and the Galaxy S6 edge+, a day after AT&T did the same.
A week after Sprint started rolling out the Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6 edge+, now AT&T is showing some sweet lovin' for the same devices, the update is available right now.
Samsung released Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Note5 in mid-March, and for the Galaxy S6 edge+ a week later. Now, the update is making its way to both of those devices on Sprint.
After beginning its Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for the Galaxy S6 edge+ last week, Samsung has now started making the update available for that device in Europe, including the latest security patches.
After releasing Android 7.0 for the Galaxy Note5 last week, it emerged that Samsung was preparing to make the Nougat update available to the Galaxy S6 edge+ too. That rollout has now begun.
After releasing Android 7.0 for the Galaxy Note5 last week, Samsung is now preparing to commence its Nougat rollout for the Galaxy S6 edge+. Once again, it looks like the rollout will begin in Turkey.
Although Samsung itself has not yet confirmed the Nougat rollout to eligible older devices, the Galaxy S6 edge+ has received Wi-Fi certification, indicating it's a step closer to getting Android 7.0.
While Nougat hasn't shown up for Samsung's S6 devices yet, the February security patch, based on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 has now started rolling out in India. It weighs in at just over 134 MB.
Samsung has published a detailed roadmap for its Android 7.0 upgrade plans in Turkey, providing a rough guide for which of its phones and tablets will get the Nougat update in other markets, and when.
According to the vice president of Samsung Turkey, Nougat will land on all Galaxy S6 variants before the end of February. The announcement also mentions the S7 rollout, which is happening right now.
A couple weeks ago, Google announced its latest security update for Android. If you own an unlocked variant of the Galaxy S6 edge+ that was purchased in the EU, the update is now available.
T-Mobile US has published a list of the first nine devices to get the latest version of Android, which began rolling out last week - but it could be several months before they're actually upgraded.
Three months after other major US carriers began upgrading Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+ to Marshmallow, AT&T has finally started its Android 6.0.1 rollout for both of those devices.
Samsung, via its Galaxy Beta Program, has rolled out a new user interface for users in China and S. Korea. The UI scraps the launcher button, includes new icons, and has redesigned menus.
Following its release of the Marshmallow update for Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 this week, T-Mobile US has also begun its over-the-air rollout of Android 6.0.1 for the Galaxy S6 edge+.
Having already made its way to the Galaxy S6 edge+ in India and the US, Samsung has begun rolling out its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the extra-large handset in France too.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest version of the OS, continues to make slow progress in reaching more devices, but it's now making its way to Samsung's Galaxy S6 family of handsets in India.
Samsung has started rolling out Marshmallow to S6 edge+ devices on the South Korean phone network SK Telecom. The update can be downloaded through Samsung's Smart Switch desktop app.
Those queueing at Apple's Store on London's Regent St might have been trolled by Samsung reps as they passed out pillows, water bottles and blankets. The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus make their debut today.
Buyers of Samsung's latest Android flagships will get a range of 'Galaxy Gifts', including 100GB of free OneDrive storage for two years, app extras, subscriptions to popular publications, and more.
The hype surrounding the gold iPhone 5S left consumers hungry for gold-colored phones. A Vietnamese company are now dipping Samsung Galaxys into a real gold tank to fuel the growing demand.
As promised during its last event, Samsung has made its payment service available in the United States, however, it is an invite-only beta available on select carriers for the time being.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow is now just weeks ahead from its official launch, and ahead of its release, Samsung has confirmed a list of devices which it currently plans to upgrade to the new OS version.
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With less than a week to go before the release of Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5, T-Mobile is offering a full year of Netflix for free as part of its preregistration promotion.
While a 128GB model wasn't announced at Samsung's 'Unpacked' event, many hoped that a 128GB placeholder on Samsung's site would be available. Unfortunately, Samsung has confirmed that it was an error.
Samsung unveiled two new high-end handsets yesterday, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5, featuring some of the specs ever seen on a smartphone - but the latter device won't be sold in Europe.
Looking for a Android device with a keyboard? Samsung might have what you are looking for as their new 'Keyboard Cover' aims to cater to a niche group that yearns for a physical keyboard on Android.
Samsung France jumped the gun and put out a pre-order page for the Galaxy S6 Edge+ earlier today, confirming the existence of the device which may be announced at the upcoming Unpacked event.
Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus at the Unpacked event next week and a new leaked image has revealed one of the accessories that will be coming out for the device.
Samsung has announced that its next Galaxy Unpacked event for 2015 will be held on August 13th in New York and the teaser image suggests that it could be the launch of the S6 Edge Plus.
According to an insider, it looks as though Samsung is working on a new "edge" device with a larger screen and bigger battery. The device is slated to launch in the coming weeks.