Android Nougat is slowly being rolled out to most of Samsung's flagship phones (past and present). With both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge receiving the coveted Nougat update, there were signs that the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus could be next in line - which proved correct. You might have to wait just a little bit longer though, as roll outs can be slow. Here's the latest news.
Current Android versions for Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge+
|Device||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop||Android Marshmallow||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Samsung Galaxy S6||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Samsung Galaxy S6 Android Nougat update
The update to Android 7.0 Nougat has already begun in India for the Galaxy S6 Edge+, and now it is coming to both the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The roughly 1,245 MB update comes with the build numbers G920IDVU3FQD1 and G925IDVU3FQD1, respectively.
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Android Marshmallow update
Following a series of rumors, roadmaps and betas, Android 6.0 Marshmallow finally rolled out to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and its siblings in eaerly 2016. Samsung made the announcement on February 15 via its Newsroom. The announcement gave no indication of how long the update would take to completely roll out, and there was no information on where in the world users could expect to see it first, so a little patience might was required,
On April 1, Verizon announced that it is officially beginning to roll out the Marshmallow update. As usual, the process happend in waves, leaving several users anxious to when and if they would actually get the update.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Android 5.1.1 update
Verizon Samsung Galaxy S6 update
Verizon Wireless released an update for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, bringing the devices' software up to version VVRU3BOG5. This marks the eagerly-awaited introduction of Android 5.1.1 on the Verizon Galaxy S6 variant, as well as improvements to the predictive text for the Samsung keyboard. View the full list of changes in the Verizon release notes.
Sprint Samsung Galaxy S6 update
Sprint rolled out Android 5.1.1 to the Samsung Galaxy S6, bringing it up to software version G920PVPU2B0F7. The update comes in at around 563 MB and brings with it some typical bug fixes.
Make sure your battery is charged to at least 50 percent before attempting to download and install the update, and check our Android 5.1 features page to see what else is included with the new software version.