Sprint HTC One M9 to receive Android Marshmallow update in the middle of next week

Sprint HTC One M9 to receive Android Marshmallow update in the middle of next week
If are a Sprint customer rocking the HTC One M9, we have some pleasant news for you courtesy of HTC's VP of Product Management. That would be none other than Mo Versi, whose tweets have often graced our pages. On Friday, Versi received an inquiry about the Android 6.0 update for the Sprint branded HTC One M9. The executive responded with a tweet stating that the update is targeted for the middle of next week.

Android 6.0 includes Doze, which puts an inactive Android phone into a deep sleep in order to increase standby time and improve battery life. The update also changes requests for app permissions, allowing users to give or deny permission on a feature-by-feature basis. And Google Now on Tap offers search responses based on the content on the screen at the time the search request is made.

Besides Sprint, the HTC One M9 will start receiving the Android 6.0 update on Monday for customers of Canadian carriers  Sasktel, Rogers, Wind, and Videotron. Once you receive the notification that the update has arrived, before downloading and installing it you need to make sure that you're connected to a Wi-Fi signal. Also, you should make sure that your battery is charged to at least 50%.


source: @moversi via AndroidCentral

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One M9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(21.7h 3G talk time)

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14 Comments

1. bonnie100th

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 01, 2010

In reality it is for the One M8 as well, not just the One M9. Note that Mo Versi confirms that to Nole Mario who has an M8.

2. theo14461 unregistered

You mean, before any of the Samsungs?

3. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

You mean before samsung on the htc m9 which is not just the worst flagship phone of 2015 but quite truly the worst flagship ever? Trust me i have used it and its literally a peice of garbage Iphone 6/6s as well as note 4/5,s6 edge plus blow m9 out of the water literally

8. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Agreed. The M9 is a hot mess, with a far too high price tag and a camera that can never keep up.

10. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Your comment about M9 is exaggerated because u dont own a m9.

12. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

Hey moron i used m9 for more than 5,6 months, then i just couldnt have enought and sold the piece of s Read before u speak

4. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

Btw i was a very loyal htc fan until they released this sick ill moron phone called m9 with worst battery life, poor performing cpu, get really hot etc

11. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Nope as the edge as add a beta ver out for some time with many new things added like a new edge software and so on and not just adding stock update

13. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

What edge?

14. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

Edge as in s6 edge plus.

5. torr310

Posts: 1645; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

sigh... earlier than Galaxy S6

7. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

How many m9 unit sold so far? I expected earlier than this since the low sales volume?

6. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Design and Build - almost nothing new but has IPX3 splashproof Display - bad calibration Camera - even worse than the 2 flagships before it, the worst ever so to speak. Sound - great, BoomSound is always the go to. Storage - good, futureproof as it's going to support 2TB SD card Performance - throttling and overheating UI - Sense was starting to lag behind TW and LG UI since Sense 6 when it comes to functionality, Sense 7 offered nothing new.. I can't find a reason to buy the M9.. it's just a beautiful disaster.

9. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 455; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

It feels like the Lollipop rollout was faster than Marshmallow...

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