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Android Marshmallow Download: Take A Look At The Android Marshmallow Features First!

Its no longer news that a better Android OS is out in the market, with the latest innovation of Google by introducing the Android Marshmallow 6.0, most Android users have been researching about how they can go about the Android Marshmallow download on their devices. Many also inquired about they can upgrade their current Android version to the Android marshmallow (6.0).

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This tutorial will enlighten us on how we can download the Android marshmallow into our various Android devices but first, we need to learn a thing or two about the thing we're installing.Right? Below, I will give you the basic Android Marshmallow features you need to know and why people have been crazy in wanting to install it on their various devices.

Top 5 Android Marshmallow Features You Need To Know About

Not only will I tell you guys its features but I will also expose the Android Marshmallow hidden features to you! Just like the previous Android operating systems before it, The Android Marshmallow have got some couple of hidden features down its sleeves. 

1# Android Marshmallow's Got an UI Tuner

This features basically allow users chooses the various information they wish to see at the top of their Android screen. How is this done? With the Marshmallow's UI Tuner feature, Android users can customize their status bar, unlike previous editions where we face a situation where notifications and toolbar flooded the system tray. This issue has been solved by Marshmallow.

2# Marshmallow 6.0 Comes With custom Google Tabs

Due to the functionality, features, and user-friendliness of the Google chrome, it has become one of the widely used web browsers in the world. Now, what Marshmallow does id to make it easy for various app developers to import their various apps into chrome without having to switch browsers? How cool is that? We all know that Chrome's got a very high-end encryption so the fear of having your password being hacked is totally out of it.

3# Integrated Storage

Before the Android Marshmallow 6.0, Android OS is famous for treating SD cards as another entity entirely which makes swapping between memory somewhat tiresome. Now, Marshmallow comes with a feature in which it treats all form of memory on your device as one entity. So no more swapping between memory again.

4# It Comes With A USB Type-C Support

Studies showed that the  USB Type-C charged the Google Nexus full for just two(2) hours.WOW! isn't that extremely fast? Luckily for us, Marshmallow comes with an inbuilt USB Type-C support, which means it's left for your device to take the full advantage of this functionality.

5# Android Marshmallow's DOZE Feature

What this feature basically does is to track the movement of your Android device using motion sensors. Immediately it notices the inactivity of your device, it automatically shuts down some non-essential tasks which are quickly consuming your phone's battery hence extending your device's battery life!

Wait a minute! thought I said something about Android Marshmallow's little secrets huh? I'm gonna drop some to you guys some but I will emphasize on it better on the subsequent posts. So do check back for more updates on that but  in the meantime here are some I've got for you guys below;
  • Do you know you can do a voice search even if your device is locked?  Before now, there isn't a lot you can do with a lock screen, only features like emergency calls and camera that were allowed. But now, with the Android Marshmallow 6.0 at hand, you can quickly look up for a file or something using a voice search even at lock mode. Try it today!
  • Secondly, with the newly updated "App Permissions" features put in place, I can say you're the boss of your Android and not otherwise. This is because of the malware that has loaded most of Android third-parties apps, with this feature, you can allow and disallow. I don't know if you've really noticed sometimes when you just downloaded a real cool third-party app like the screensaver and you're asked to allow microphone access. Hell no! you can choose to delete it right away or you could just go to settings>>apps>>permissions then edit permissions.
  • Another hidden feature is the "Smart lock for passwords" option, this allows you to sign in through Google to store your device's password. Therefore, Google now serve as a medium where you can control your auto sign-in, simply go to Settings>>>Google>>>Smart lock for passwords to get started today.
Alright now, check back for more hidden secrets when I treat all the hidden secrets of the Android Marshmallow 6.0 subsequently.

Now I guess from all that you've learned about the Android Marshmallow 6.0, you can wait to download it right? Follow the guide below on how to download/install it on your device and if it comes with your device...Thumbs up to you!

Android Marshmallow Download Guide

Before you begin to install the Android Marshmallow 6.0 on your phone, I think it will be in your best interest to know if your device is compatible. If you own a Google Nexus 5x or 6p, well I guess you have no issue for its already pre-installed on your device. But if you're making use of Nexus 6, Nexus player, Nexus 5 or Pixel player, I guess you would have received a message about updating your Android version Lollipop to marshmallow via the OTA notification. Other devices, you should wait for your manufacturer to send you a notification about needing to update your device OS. To know if your device is eligible, simply go to settings>>>About phone>>>System updates to check if there is an update for your device. If there is, nice one! kindly backup your device first before making an upgrade as it always carries risks.

Now you can start the upgrade process but please make sure that your phone's battery is full to avoid switching off while updating. There is not a good news for most devices, so to be on the safe side, charge your phone to the brim. Downloading the file using mobile courier data is quite expensive as the file is very large, so I'll advise you switch to a nearby WiFi around to do the upgrade.

Basic Requirements You Need To Do & Know While Downloading Includes;
  • Switch on USB Debugging
  • Switch on OEM unlocking
  • Install ADB installer first which can be downloaded here
  • After you've downloaded the Android Marshmallow on your device, extract the RAR file.
  • Then visit the Google's Android developer site to download a hardware image that fits your device. Once you click on a particular image, it's automatically installing a .tgz file. Extract the file using WinRAR and install it.
  • The last step, flash your device when you've successfully installed the Android Marshmallow using your PC or computer.
  • Then visit the Google's Android developer site to download a hardware image that fits your device. Once you click on a particular image, it's automatically installing a .tgz file. Extract the file using WinRAR and install it.
  • The last step, flash your device when you've successfully installed the Android Marshmallow using your PC or computer.
Note: While flashing, turn off your device. 

  • After you've flashed your device, go to fast boot mode, this method defers in all Android devices. So locate the one for your own device. After which you must have booted your phone via the "fast boot" mode. Then go to your folders, locate the particular file you downloaded your marshmallow into, then double click on it to initiate the installation process.

Now reboot your device so that the marshmallow can come up. That's it...you are done! Faced any issue along the way? comment below...And please don't forget to share this article!

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