Verizon could soon release Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry has already rolled out the Marshmallow update to Priv phones many months ago, but there's one particular carrier that has yet to provide it: Verizon.

Verizon hasn't yet released the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the BlackBerry Priv, but that's like to change in the coming weeks. At least one Priv owner on Verizon reports that he has finally received the Marshmallow update on its smartphone. 

For the time being, Verizon hasn't confirmed the availability of the update, so it doesn't seem that it's widespread for now. However, if you own the Priv on Verizon it's worth checking whether the update is available for you or not. It it shows an error message like “Unable to connect,” it means it's not yet available and you should try again later.

It's also worth noting that the Android 6.0. 1 Marshmallow update that Verizon is expected to push to BlackBerry Priv in the coming days contains the October security patch as well.

Android Marshmallow is likely to be the last major OS update that BlackBerry plans to bring to the Priv. Android 7.0 Nougat might be reserved only for the newest smartphones launched by the Canadian company like the BlackBerry DTEK60.

source: CrackBerry

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  • Display 5.4" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 18 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3410 mAh

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146 Comments

1. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

fragmentation leads the way on Android. 7 is out yet they offer you a year old os.

3. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

As opposed to a current OS that needs update after update after update because the previous updates keep breaking phone functionality....

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Strong in butthurt this one is.

10. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Says the guy that gets anally invaded every morning before breakfast.

24. Mxyzptlk unregistered

So that's why you're so cranky all the time, Mr. Projector.

29. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

I'll take that as a "yes meanest, I do get anally invaded every day before breakfast."

45. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I don't care what you take it as. You're still projecting. We both know you are the queen of all things anal related.

56. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Says the racist troll that married his iPhone and has anal relations with it.

64. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Pot meet kettle because the same can be said about you and blackberry.

72. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lame mxy (the racist) retort #5,012. Keep 'em coming, racist coward.

80. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You're the racist one you little twit.

88. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Stop projecting, you racist dirtbag.

98. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Stop assuming you offensive son of a b*bleep.*

107. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Pot, meet kettle, you racist coward.

116. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You're a jack@$$ keyboard warrior.

125. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

And you're a projecting, cowardly racist.

133. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And you're finished here.

141. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Pot, meet kettle, racist.

158. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You first, alpha.

162. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

After you, racist JakeLee.

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

A year old OS for probably less than 1% of users. Verizon is terrible.

2. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

It's about time, Verizon! That's why I prefer GSM factory unlocked phones from BlackBerry, as they receive updates straight from BlackBerry, and since they're GSM, they still receive support from GSM carriers, unlike CDMA carriers that just don't offer anywhere near the level support and updates, if any, to BlackBerry handsets. Cue the broken record and his universally unlocked spiel, even though it wouldn't make a difference on the CDMA side since CDMA carriers offer little to no support to BlackBerry, as well as blocking handsets form their network altogether that they don't approve.

5. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3157; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Kindergarten hasn't let out yet. Give the trolls some time.

9. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Apparently so if meanest is here.

11. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

We both know that he was referring to you. Point in case, your comment #5.

17. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

**#8.

25. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol, you can't even get the numbers correct.

30. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lol, you can't even get your punctuation correct.

49. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Not my fault if you can't count.

57. meanestgenius

Posts: 22290; Member since: May 28, 2014

Not my fault you have crappy grammar.

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