Android device updates: AT&T Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+ score Marshmallow, HTC 10 gets camera patch

A pair of the most popular Android phones are at long last getting updated to Marshmallow. And some newer Galaxy devices on AT&T are also joining the party with their turn at the latest security updates. Not to be left out is the Sprint model of the HTC 10, which gets a minor, but likely helpful, tweak to camera performance.

There were a few other small updates this week, so let’s get to them.

Each week, we compile all the major software updates to hit the Android ecosystem, including phones and tablets on U.S. carriers, unlocked phones, Android Wear smartwatches, and Android TV devices. Making sure your device is running the latest available software is a good housekeeping practice, ensuring you have the latest features with fewer bugs and gaping security holes.


Galaxy Note 5: Yes, it’s finally time for Marshmallow, with this being the last version of the Note 5 to get it amongst the major four carriers. The AT&T changelog details that you’ll get the latest version of Google’s OS, along with AT&T video calling features. 

Galaxy S6 Edge+: Same story with the curvy model, as you’ll get your hands on Marshmallow and all those doze improvements and other goodness. AT&T says to check for an over-the-air update.

Galaxy S7 Edge: The June security patch is coming your way. That’s all to be found from the AT&T changelog, but you’ll at least be up to speed with the latest security fixes. 

Galaxy S7: Same story with the smaller phone in this pair, as the AT&T update page details the next security patch headed your way.


HTC 10: Sprint says camera enhancements and bug fixes included in the latest update to HTC’s flagship. The phases rollout began a few days ago, so if you haven’t seen it check for an update on your phone.

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