Google has finally launched the latest operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, for the LG Nexus 5, only about a few days after it was released for the Huawei Nexus 6P and the LG Nexus 5X. People who use the Nexus 5 can now install the new firmware which measures around 406.7 MB through an over-the-air update.
With this software update, your device now gets upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow which introduces a major improvement in the functionality and the overall performance of your device. Furthermore, the notice further mentions that complete installation will take around 45 minutes.
With the new firmware, the battery life of the device is boosted along with privacy protection and runtime app permission. Meanwhile, you can follow some steps in order to get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on your LG Nexus 5.
On your Nexus 5 screen, the notification for Android 6.0 Marshmallow download update should appear automatically. After that, you need to press the download button and then choose the Restart & Install button and rebooting should commence shortly.
When the installation begins, you will notice the Installing System Update message. Upgrade will begin automatically and your device will be running Android 6.0 Marshmallow once the installation is complete. You can check the availability of the new software on your device through ‘Settings’ >> ‘About phone’ >> ‘System updates’ >> ‘Check for Update’.
In the meantime, news involving Android 6.0 Marshmallow has been roaming about for quite some time now but there has been no official confirmation regarding which device will be getting the update.
The question to your answers lies with the manufacturer of your device. Will they start releasing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for your device? However, Samsung, Sony, HTC, Motorola and T-Mobile have already released the list of devices that will be getting this update.
However, most of them are yet to release any information regarding the updates to be provided for respective devices. Android 6.0 Marshmallow was released on 5th October and following this launch, Nexus 5P and Nexus 6P will be the first devices to receive this update. These devices will further come preloaded with the new OS. The devices like Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9 have already started receiving this update.
The latest OS can be downloaded manually from Google Developer but it’s best to just be patient for the OTA version. Meanwhile, HTC has mentioned that the One M8 and M9 will be receiving the update within the end of this year.
HTC has further announced a list regarding the other devices to receive this update. The key lineup includes the HTC One E9+, HTC One M9+, HTC One M8, HTC One M8 Eye, HTC One E9, HTC One E8, HTC One ME, HTC Butterfly 3, HTC Desire 820, HTC Desire 816, and the HTC Desire 826.
At the same time, HTC has already announced that it will be releasing an Android 6.0 Marshmallow device on 20th October. Devices like the HTC One M7 have low chances of experiencing an official update but it might see unofficial updates from third-party projects.
Talking about LG, when Android Lollipop 5.0 was developed, it was one of the fastest manufacturers to release the update for their devices. LG has talked about their list of devices to be receiving the latest update but T-Mobile has listed the G Stylo, LG G3 and the LG G4. At the same time, LG’s Korean Support Page has listed these devices with Android 6.0 Marshmallow support as well.
Meanwhile, Motorola has been pretty efficient when it comes to rolling out updates and around this time, the company has already revealed their list of devices to be receiving the update. These are the Moto X Pure Edition (third-gen), Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto X Pure Edition in the US (second-gen), Moto G (third-gen), Moto G 4G LTE (second-gen), Moto G and Moto X (second-gen), Moto Turbo and the Moto Maxx.
Like all the other manufacturers, Sony has also revealed their list of devices to be witnessing this update soon. A particular timeline is yet to be defined for these devices but the company is working hard to release these updates as soon as possible.