Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update–Which Phones Are Eligible?

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is in full swing with various smartphones running the operating system. The various models of Samsung, Sony, Nexus and HTC have already started receiving the latest software update through Over the Air (OTA) and manual update installations.

You can check the full list below to confirm if your device is eligible to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow.


The Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update has already been released by Samsung for its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones. Also, update for Galaxy Note 5 in selected regions across the globe is now rolling out.

The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ would start receiving the update this March. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge users outside the U.S. and South Korea would also be receiving the Marshmallow update this month.

The Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge smartphones from 2014 are slated to get updated to Android 6.0 in the next month. The Samsung Galaxy S5 from 2014 will be getting the Android 6.0 software in May 2016. The 8-inch and 9.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 would be upgraded to Android 6.0 in May 2016. The Galaxy Alpha would be updated to the latest Android software in June 2016.

Below is a full list of devices to receive the update:

Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Samsung Galaxy S6 EDGE+ SM-G928F
Samsung Galaxy S6 EDGE SM-G925F
Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900F
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900H
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A SM-G901
Samsung galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 SM- N910F
Samsung Galaxy Note EDGE
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Samsung Galaxy Tab A


Sony had rolled out Android 6.0 upgrade for Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium exclusively in Japan through the DoCoMo service provider at the start of March. Sony Mobile UK had promised that the Android 6.0 software update would be available for owners of Xperia Z5 series, Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 Tablet from March 7 and now, the OTA update for these devices are available.

According to the Xperia Blog, the global variants of Xperia Z5 lineup are now receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. The upgrade that has a build number of 32.1.A.1.163 brings along the security patches of February 2016.

Also, the variants of Xperia Z3+ smartphone with model numbers (E6553 ? single SIM) and (E6533 ? dual-SIM) are now receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.

The Xperia Z4 Tablet users of the Wi-Fi (SGP712) and LTE (SGP771) models are also currently receiving Android 6.0 update. The build number of Android 6.0 for Xperia Z3+ and Z4 Tablet is 32.1.A.1.163. It is the same version that has been released for the Sony Xperia Z5 lineup.

Here is the full list of devices:

Xperia Z5
Xperia Z5 Premium
Xperia Z5 compact
Xperia Z3+
Xperia Z3
Xperia Z3 Compact
Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
Xperia Z2
Xperia Z2 Tablet
Xperia M4 Aqua
Xperia C5 Ultra
Xperia C4
Xperia Z4 Tablet
Xperia M5


The Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer promised that it will release Android 6.0 Marshmallow to a range of smartphones in its lineup starting April. Asus added that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update will automatically replace three of the company’s ZenUI apps–Asus Messenger, Asus Mail and Asus Calendar. They will be replaced by Google Messenger, Gmail, Calendar and apps, respectively.

The phones getting the update include:

Padfone S PF500KL
Zenfone 2 ZE550ML/ZE551ML
Zenfone 2 LASER ZE500KG/ZE500KL/ZE550KL/ZE551KL/ZE600KL/ZE601KL
Zedfone SELFIE ZD551KL
Zedfone MAX ZC550KL
Zedfone ZOOM ZX551 ML


HTC?s VP of Product Management, Mo Versi, tweeted recently that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for HTC One M8 specific to T-Mobile will be rolled out starting March 7. As it turns out, the M8 users have started receiving the OTA update in the U.S.

Also, HTC One M8 users under the Verizon network have tweeted that they have received the firmware package as well. Verizon?s HTC One M8 is reportedly receiving the following software version, 6.21.605.3. The T-Mobile variant, on the other hand, should show this build number, 6.20.531.5.

HTC One M9
HTC One M8
HTC One M9+
HTC One E9+
HTC One E9
HTC One E8
HTC One Butterfly 3
HTC Desire 826
HTC One 820
HTC Desire 816


Android Central noted that T-Mobile is rolling out the OTA Marshmallow update for the mid-range LG G Stylo. The Android 6.0 OTA update for LG G Stylo reportedly carries the following version number, H63120b. This software update weighs 767 MB.



Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA (over-the-air) update to the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player, is rolling out right now. The Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2012) and Nexus 10 are not scheduled to receive the update.

Nexus 5
Nexus 6
Nexus 7 (2013) WLAN
Nexus 7 (2013) LTE
Nexus 9
Nexus Player

HUAWEI devices:

Honor 7
Honor 6+
Honor 6
Honor 4X
Honor 4C
Honor 7I/Huawei Shot X
Huawei P8
Huawei P8 Lite
Huawei Mate S
Huawei Mate 7
Huawei Ascend G7

MOTOROLA devices:

Moto X Pure Edition
Moto X Play
Moto X Style
Moto X (2014)
Moto G (2015)
Moto G (2014)
Moto G (2014) LTE
Moto E (2015)

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