Android 6.0 Marshmallow update reaches more LG G4 owners

Android 6.0 Marshmallow update reaches more LG G4 owners
Many a disgruntled LG G4 owner has waited patiently for the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to appear, to no avail in many cases. The roll-out has been a rather stuttered affair thus far, and despite the impending nature of the G5, many owners of LG's current flagship have been left sitting on their hands. After starting out in Poland, trickling through LG's native South Korea before hitting parts of EuropeSprint's LG G4 got a taste of Marshmallow in late December. As of today, a number of Canadian carriers are getting in on the act as the protracted software update forms another chapter. 

Today, Telus users will begin to see the OTA notification, while Rogers will partake from this coming Wednesday, February 3. Bell shouldn't be too far behind, though since the carrier doesn't provide a schedule for its customers to follow, there's no telling exactly when its G4 Marshmallow update will grace users with its presence. 

As you're probably aware, Android 6.0 Marshmallow offers a number of useful tweaks. There's improved battery management courtesy of Doze, which places your phone into a deep sleep and thus allows you to dredge every last droplet of juice. There's also contextual search functionality through Google Now on Tap -- a smarter edition of the virtual assistant that will post search results related to what's being viewed on the display at the time. 

Has your G4 seen Marshmallow yet? Be sure to let us know how you're getting on via the comments. 

source: MobileSyrup

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18 Comments

1. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

This article makes it sound like LG is doing a bad job, when in fact most other flagships doesn´t even have it in any country. If anything, LG is putting the others to shame. In Sweden we are already getting OTA with January security patches.

3. b0wzer

Posts: 103; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

They are doing a bad job, just like everyone else. It feels like I've had 6.x on my 3 yr old nexus 5 for a year already. Remember updates don't just bring features, but also security. IMO it is unacceptable to take so long to update. I hate to say it but my next phone may have to be an iPhone. At least I'll be able to count on regular updates and support. Samsung, LG, Sony, Motorola etc GET YOUR SH*T TOGETHER!

4. xocomaox

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

Security? Have you ever (or known anyone) that has been a victim of any Android exploit in the past or present? Also, Samsung, LG, Sony and Motorola do not make their own operating system for their phones. They rely on a third party, unlike Apple. That would be like blaming Dell for being so slow to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 10 on your desktop.

9. IHad2

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 01, 2016

Security? = Yes. Are you implying that security doesn't matter? Are you implying security is good enough? If I (or someone I know) has never been a victim of an exploit does it mean they don't exist or that I should not worry about them? I'm not sure what your point is, but it sure doesn't seem to be an educated one.

6. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Wow, threatening to switch to an iPhone on random internet forums. EVERYONE BACK UP.....we have a real tough guy here. If he doesn't get his update within 3 minutes of its announcement, everyone gets shot.

7. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

I've had Marshmallow like 3 weeks after nexus got it I think, then updated 3 times on my G4. There are KDZ to flash, pretty much like how nexus users flash images before they get OTA. If you have a carrier branded phone, well sucks that they own you.

8. AshishN.

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 15, 2014

don't forget that the nexus 5 of yours is LG made

12. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

security update rolled whenever it needed, and we doesnt need to update to lastest available android version for that

11. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

considering sprint got it in december i doubt its LG's fault

17. Caco41

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 28, 2016

Lucky you that expect to have the update reaching yours G4 soon. Here in Brazil probably it will take like a year to come. I am not a Apple fan but they can reach a worldwide update in truly minor time. I think Google should make something about that. Hoping that all soon receive...

2. apmsequeira68

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 01, 2016

In Portugal didn`t receive it yet...

5. Unordinary unregistered

Speaking of "bad jobs" (^above), Google for one wants to start taking an Apple-like approach to its Nexus line. This is good news. Good guy google

10. kiza_88

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

today i get 97mb update for battery and performance... :)

13. dunia25

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

Hi all yesterday 02.02.16 I have info to update my lg g4 to new software . New Os Version V20d-JAN-15-2016. ( 903.31 MB) . Any toughts about that ? Is that android 6.0 and did anybody already installed this update. Any problem been spoted or recorded after install this update. ? Thanks for info.

14. JD2015

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 20, 2016

I installed this update yesterday and now my phone screen won't turn on, either by pressing the power button not by tapping the screen. The only way to wake the screen is to plug it in to a charger. Even if someone calls the screen won't wake to give you the option to answer or see who is calling. Phone worked perfectly before the update and now I have to carry a,pocket charger with me just to turn the screen on. Extremely disappointed and wish I had never updated.

15. JD2015

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 20, 2016

To clarify, it was marshmallow 6 update and my phone is with verizon if that matters. If someone knows How To fix this problem I would love to know.

16. iamsanean

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 24, 2016

@JD2015 I upgraded and within two days it turned my phone into a paper weight. It wouldn't go further than and LG logo. I went to Verizon and they ordered a new one for me and i've sent the paper weight back.

18. Himanshubhai

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 01, 2016

Hi Friends, LG G4 Android 6.0 Marshmallow update released over the air in India by LG. I have received notification of Android 6.0 Marshmallow update on my LG H818N G4 Genuine Leather Brown. It says the new OS update is : "V20c-FEB-03-2016" (879.26 MB). I am excited to update my phone with latest OS and will do it by this weekends. Please let me know if anything I need to take care before I start the update on my phone. Please find screenshots here : (add https) drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B8gP_8eO1xfqWkFqaG​pfNzdDODQ&usp=sharing

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