We’re in March 0f 2016, and Google’s latest version of Android is finally beginning to roll out to a large sum of handsets. Today, Sprint pushed Android 6.0.1 to both last year’s Galaxy Note 5 and 2014’s Galaxy Note 4.
Sprint decided to go straight from Android 5.1.1 to Android 6.0.1, skipping Android 6.0. Surprisingly, the Galaxy Note 4 and Note 5 are being updated on the same day. Normally you’d see the newer handset get the update first, but this isn’t the case this time around for Sprint.
The update will bring all of the latest features from both Samsung and Google including doze mode for battery saving, Now On Tap for contextual awareness, and simplified app permissions to keep you in control of your data. The update comes in at a hefty size of 1.4GB, so it will take quite a bit of time to download and install. Like always, remember to connect to a nearby Wi-Fi network prior to starting, and charge your device’s battery so that you make it through without any problems. If you haven’t received the notification to update yet, try going into your device settings under ‘About Phone’ and then ‘software updates.’
If there’s a particular Samsung-branded handset that you’re waiting on to get the Android update, drop a comment and we’ll try to give you an estimation based off of previous leaks.