Samsung Galaxy Tab S receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow update at Verizon

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow update at Verizon
Despite the fact that previous rumors claimed Samsung won't be releasing Android Marshmallow updates for the original Galaxy Tab S tablet, at least one carrier has decided to contradict these rumors.

US-based carrier Verizon has just announced that Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S is now available for download. Software version MMB29M.T807VVRU1CPG6 is rolled out OTA in waves, so it might take a few days to reach all Galaxy Tab S units.

As some of you may already know by now, Android 6.0 Marshmallow brings many new features and improvements like Now on Tap, which allows you to get cards with useful information and apps the feed your thirst for knowledge, as well as Doze mode, which automatically puts the tablet into a sleep state, preserving battery charge.

More advanced app permissions are available too, along with new pen settings and tools in Gallery, which allows users to unleash their creativity and share the fun with their friends.

Aside from the new features added, Verizon also confirmed that some applications that are usually included on the tablet will be removed. The following apps won't be available on the Galaxy Tab S once you upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow: VZ Navigator, Amazon Music, Amazon Appstore, e-Meeting (stub), and WebEx.

In order to capture the update, make sure your Galaxy Tab S tablet is connected to a Wi-Fi network, or make sure that it has a strong Verizon network connection. Also, you need to ensure that the slate's battery is fully charged before starting the software update.

source: Verizon Wireless via SamMobile

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