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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Android update: T-Mobile finally rolling out Nougat now

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Samsung updated the Galaxy S6 Edge+ from Lollipop to Marshmallow, and finally to Nougat. Find out all of the latest Galaxy S6 Edge+ update news below.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Android update

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Android Nougat update

Sprint, AT&T, Verizon and now T-Mobile have released the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S6 Edge+. T-Mobile is now rolling out the roughly 1.3 GB update to their customers, and you can expect to receive it in the coming weeks as it rolls out in stages.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Android Marshmallow update

Android Marshmallow started rolling out for the Galaxy S6 Edge+. Verizon already receiving updates and now T-Mobile customers will start receiving the update as soon as it hits their region. Updates roll out in waves so be patient. 

The update for Android 6.0.1 and is 1.34 GB. The update comes with WiFi calling, a feature that's part of previous Marshmallow updates for other devices. The update will also include other features standard in Marshmallow updates like Doze, Now on Tap and on-demand permissions.

There is still no word about Marshmallow for the other US carriers but we will let you know as soon as we hear anything more. For more information, visit our Android Marshmallow update overview.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Android Lollipop update

The update comes in at 111.34 MB and brings battery optimizations and enhanced wireless charging features. Our AndroidPIT Brazil colleague noted that there wasn't much difference in the device's performance, in terms of fluidity and response, before and after the update, despite what the changelog claimed (which can be seen in Portuguese at the link). 

As the S6 Edge+ already runs on the latest version of the Android OS, this update comes as something of a surprise. 

What do you think about there being a significant software update so soon after a smartphone hits the market? Does it say something positive or negative about Samsung? Let us know in the comments.

Source: SamMobile

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Camila Rinaldi

Camila Rinaldi
Head of Editorial

With over 10 years of reviewing smartphones and wearables, I recently became addicted to smart home gadgets. Even though I dove into the Apple ecosystem two years back, Android remains as one of my passions. Previously editor-in-chief of AndroidPIT and Canaltech in Brazil, I now write for the US market. I love my records and I believe that the best way to get to know a place is through its food.

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  • Joseph Shumate 1
    Joseph Shumate Apr 13, 2017 Link to comment

    This update is absolute garbage. My S6 edge plus is charging slower, running itself down just as fast as before, Gmail can't even display my messages 2/3 of the time. And now when I open a folder to use an app, when I leave the app, it takes me back to the open folder! My phone has gone from completely adequate to essentially useless literally over night.

  • Parvind Chahal 21
    Parvind Chahal Mar 21, 2017 Link to comment

    Whar about samsung galaxy s6 nougat update????

  • Mahmoud Kobani 1
    Mahmoud Kobani May 25, 2016 Link to comment

    I up date my phone recently Samsung Galaxy 6 edge plus to andriod but it's very bad working now for example when I use messenger or whats app during my call on them until 30 second good after 31 second it's cancelled and come up on screen no Internet make sure you cantcat network. Please any one can help me and when was the android 5.1 was very good condition how I can up date my phone to andriod 5.1
    Thank you very much

  • Alex 17
    Alex Apr 23, 2016 Link to comment

    Its great to see the marshamallow update on the Galaxy S6!

  • Gregg 1
    Gregg Mar 17, 2016 Link to comment

    Just upgraded my S6 Edge Plus to Android 6.0 and it changed so much from, Themes, to side swipe to, MMS now doesn't work.

  • 1
    Dadasaheb Ukale Jan 8, 2016 Link to comment

    I'm one of users of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.....please let me know when we are getting Marshmallow updates for my this device......waiting eagerly for that to happen

  • 1
    Jbv127 Nov 22, 2015 Link to comment

    gree that this article is related to s6 edge +, but maybe Paula was thinking hastily that it's for s6 edge because of a bad experience from the latter. Having own both devices I could honestly say that it is really one's preference. I like the s6 edge because of the smaller size screen. I'm not really a big fan of bigger screen. Both devices look very sleek in their design and it's lighter than most phones out in the market I think. Haven't had an experience of overheating on both when charging but noticed that it does get warm when it's trying to search for a wifi connection in some locations I'm in at the moment. Wireless charging maybe the key to not overheat during charging. Samsung Pay on the edge+ for me is a feature I like, though it's in the early stages of the app since only a few banks and credit card companies support this, but of course in every new endeavors, you have to start somewhere and its going to get better, I'm sure of it. Lastly, I'm a fan of Android. I tried to orient myself to Apple devices before but found it sometimes it's OS doesn't make sense, maybe it's just me. I heard from some people that iOS is for tech challenge and Android is for tech savvies. Anybody heard that before?

  • 2
    Andrea Smith Sep 14, 2015 Link to comment

    Oh my goodness Its preference people I like the 5.7 screen also but if you don't that is you choice especially of you are not paying for it They are all great phones

  • Paula Shupe 1
    Paula Shupe Sep 9, 2015 Link to comment

    Don't buy this phone. It's not worth the money. I purchased mine in June of 2015 and it had some odd problems (chronically overheating, turning it self off, etc.). I LOVED the look of this phone and I am a big fan of the Samsung operating platform (swipe texting, etc.). Being a loyal Samsung customer, I attributed the issues I was experiencing to user error and kept trying to figure out what I was doing wrong. In the mean time, I dropped it and got a very small, thin crack on the screen (I'm sure you know where this story is going....). Eventually I did some research and found that the software glitch in my s6 Edge that causes overheating and arbitrary power downs was fairly common. In July, I tried to take it back to my carrier, but they refused it due to the screen crack. Fair enough. I couldn't argue with that. On their advice, I took it to a Samsung kiosk at Best Buy. The Samsung techs at Best Buy assured me there was nothing I could've done to cause the problem and my warranty would still be honored, explaining that if a drop had caused the problem, THEN the warranty would be void. I sent it back to Samsung, just asking for the software glitch to be fixed, I did not expect (nor really want or need) them to fix the screen. They refused. Said I had "abused" the phone and would only acknowledge the cracked screen; they kept trying to avoid talking about the software glitch I had sent it back to have repaired. The woman I spoke with basically said the tech did acknowledge that it was a defective unit from the get-go, but since it had that tiny crack that was the loop hole needed to refuse to honor the warranty. In contrast, my daughter once dropped an Ipod in a pool; about a few months later it had several issues. Assuming these were due to her dropping it in water, I took it back to Apple fully expecting to be charged for repair. They determined that the issues had nothing to do with being dropped in water and gave her a brand new Ipod. It was 2 months out of warranty! Even when I have taken my son's phone in for repairs and had to pay, I've never felt I was treated unfairly nor taken advantage of by crApple. Do yourself a favor: DON'T get sucked in by the s6 Edge. They know it frequently malfunctions and they don't care. When their customer service improves, I'll probably be back. Until then, so long, Samsung.

    • Monk 1
      Monk Sep 9, 2015 Link to comment

      This article is related to the edge 6+ not the s6 edge. I am sure they fixed the issues on the edge + as I have not yet experienced them. I did notice that the fast charging port runs a bit hotter than other chargers.

    • 2
      Andrea Smith Sep 14, 2015 Link to comment

      That sucks The crack has nothing to do with the defective phone Who did you get it from That is a crappy phone company. I feel bad for you. Think you got some uncaring people cause hey know that had nothing to do with the phone overheating

    • 1
      Chris Hebert Oct 25, 2015 Link to comment

      It was for sure user error problem number 1 s6 edge plus best phone ever made 2 did not come out until August so obviously you have no idea what your talking about I don't know what walmart you bought it from but please don't let this idiot stop you from getting one of the best phones you will ever hold in your hands I assure you there will be no problems

    • Shankar Prasad Nandi 18
      Shankar Prasad Nandi Apr 13, 2017 Link to comment

      I am not sure of the sweeping comments you make about Samsung and the S6. While I'm sorry for your bad experience with such an expensive phone - I myself would have lost much sleep if I had bought an expensive mobile and then had problems with it - it actually depends on the particular people who deal with your complaints. I don't thing it can be generalized for the whole company. Maybe another person in another city or country would have had the reverse experience with Apple and Samsung. It all depends on the person behind the counter. I myself have had a good experience with Samsung service. I had a Samsung Galaxy A7 2015 which I messed up trying to install a custom ROM. It got into a bootloop. Strictly speaking, this tampering should have voided my warranty, which would be detected since the phone was rooted and the Knox counter would have gotten tripped. Yet the service center set it right free of charge. Within a few hours. It's true that I couldn't get updates on the phone even after it was initialized and unrooted (probably due to Knox tripping), but it was a good deal.
      For people setting forth to buy a new phone my advice is this: judge the phone and the company. Don't take into account the service. If your phone starts malfunctioning within the first few months, the type of experience you're going to have with service is totally unpredictable. So just leave that to luck.

  • 7
    Edward Netherton Sep 9, 2015 Link to comment

    I think Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S6. As you can see of technology blogs and articles, it is the Galaxy Note 5 and Sony Xperia Z5 which are being compared to iPhone 6 Plus.

    • 9
      Luka Sep 9, 2015 Link to comment

      Well, so was Galaxy S6 when it came out. It's really about personal preferences and what you want from your phone. I am really happy with my choice, because for me a 5.7" screen is way too big. And if you care about those extra features you can always buy a regular stylus and flash a custom rom... ☺

      Scott Adam Gordon

  • 2
    Jeff Godtland Sep 9, 2015 Link to comment

    As long as the update improves the overall experience I say go for it. Update as much as needed to justify the ridiculous price tag.

    Shankar Prasad NandiScott Adam Gordon

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