The update to Android 6.0 begins for the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

If you have a Samsung Galaxy S5 mini you have to be attentive to this news. And is that Samsung has just launched the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow , a data package highly anticipated by users of this team, since it is surely the latest version of Android to which they can choose. The update in question has started to roll in Russia, a country where they usually start, so that in a few weeks, or even days, Android 6.0 should reach devices located in Spain . If you are wanting to update your Samsung Galaxy S5 miniWe recommend that you pay attention to the notifications, because you could receive the notice shortly. But, do you want to know all the details of this update up close?

First of all you should know that Android 6.0 Marshmallow is one of the most important updates that Android has experienced in recent times. It brings with it a major redesign of the user interface, as well as a new system to manage application permissions in a more agile and detailed way. The new Google Now On Tap system has also been introduced , with substantial improvements over the original Google Now ; an automatic backup system for applications and a tool to share information more directly. We must also highlight the Doze mode , to save battery when we do not use the phone.

Android 6.0

But what do I have to do if I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 mini and I want to update it to Android 6.0 Marshmallow ? Well, in principle you should not do anything, because you will receive an update as soon as it is ready. Of course, if you are impatient you can check if it is available by yourself, by accessing the Settings> About device> Software updates> Update now section . If it is not ready yet, do not worry, because the updates are carried out progressively in different countries.

Either way, you should know that the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini will be carried out via FOTA (Firmware Over The Air). This means it will be over the air, so there will be no need to connect the wired phone to the computer. Of course, make sure to:

  • Charge the battery of the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to the maximum, or failing that, to 50% of its capacity. With this we will prevent the phone from turning off unexpectedly, generating fatal failures.
  • As soon as the update is ready to be installed, you will also need to connect to a WiFi wireless network that can provide stability during the download process. The update, which carries the code  MMB29M.G800HXXU1CPI5, weighs 800 MB , so if you want to save data and run a correct download, the best thing to do is do it via WiFi .
  • And since this is a heavy update, it would also be interesting to take a look at the space you have available. The best thing to do for updates of this type is to have at least 2 GB free , both for storage and during the installation process.