Everyone knows about the new operating system of Android which is serially being named Marshmallow after Lollipop. Marshmallow 6.0 has 10 new features from its predecessor and you can upgrade your device which is running on lollipop 5.0.x forcefully. If you have a nexus device then it is quite easy to forcefully upgrade your device from lollipop to marshmallow in just few simple steps. There is no need to root your device or download any extra application your smartphone or even any drivers needed to be installed on your laptop/pc.
The guide is very simple and you just need to follow the steps. Remember that this forceful upgrade is only available for NEXUS devices and few other smartphones. You can check the list of devices which are going to get the Marshmallow upgrade and give a try to it.
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How To Upgrade From Lollipop To Marshmallow :
- Goto Phone Settings > Apps > Locate Google Services Framework
- Let the screen load completely and then do the following :
- Clear Data
- Force Close
- Disable & Re-enable Google Services Framework
- Once you have done the above steps then reboot your device
- Now after you have booted back to homescreen, you’ll see an Upgrade Notification
- In any circumstances you are not able to see the Upgrade Notification then perform the above steps again
- Once you see the upgrade option, then upgrade it and you will be on Marshmallow 6.0 on your device
Features of Android Marshmallow :
- Home screen – redesigned homescreen, Google search bar, a permanent fixture above widgets, folders, and pins, features the colorful new Google logo
- App permissions – keep private on a per-app basis
- Google Now – Cards — those useful sources of pertinent, ephemeral information — are divided by headers such as “upcoming,” “updates for you,” and “stories to read.”
- Chrome Custom Tabs
- Now on Tap – It’s essentially artificial intelligence that interprets what’s on your phone or tablet’s screen to provide contextually relevant results.
- Doze – Doze is targeted at a very particular battery-draining scenario: those extended periods of time your phone’s sitting on a desk or table, unused.
- Fingerprint support
- USB Type-C and faster charging
- Android Pay
- Direct Share