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    Root [SOLVED] How do I root my phone?

    Okay so here's what happened. I was running Android version 6.0.1 and I wanted to root it so I went through a bunch of forums to find out what I needed to do and it turns out you can't root Android 6.0.1. Currently I'm running Android version 5 because I got a full image restore .zip file and...
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    Fairphone 2 will soon get Marshmallow

    The Fairphone 2 still has a pulse. The modular smartphone is now confirmed to be getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow after lengthy delays. Fairphone still doesn't have an actual release time frame outside of "within a few weeks," a line they'd been using since January. Nevertheless, they say it's...
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    Oppo R9, R9 Plus, and F1s get Marshmallow

    Oppo has finally released the Marshmallow update for several of their older smartphones. The list includes the Oppo R9, Oppo R9 Plus, and the Oppo F1s. The rollout begins for units in Australia.
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    Google Assistant begins rolling out to devices

    Google Assistant is officially rolling out to devices running either Android Marshmallow or Nougat in the US. Assistant will arrive on your device via an update to Google Play Services.
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    Samsung Galaxy S7 edge battery life isn't as good running Android 7.0 Nougat

    GSM Arena has performed their standard battery test using the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge running on Android Nougat. While the original S7 edge performed really well on Android Marshmallow, battery performance isn't as good running on the new software. The results show roughly a 6% decrease.
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    ZTE Blade A2 with Android 6.0 spotted on GFXBench

    The ZTE Blade A2 launched with Android 5.1 Lollipop, but now it looks like the phone will be getting the Marshmallow update soon, as one has surfaced on GFXBench with Marshmallow spotted.
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    Xiaomi begins rolling out Android Marshmallow to the Redmi Note 3

    Xiaomi has started pushing the MIUI 8.1.1 update for the Redmi Note 3 which updates the device to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
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    Verizon released Marshmallow update for the Motorola Droid Turbo

    While Android Nougat updates have started making their way to a few of 2017's flagship devices, the Motorola Droid Turbo is finally getting its long-overdue Marshmallow update. With Android 6.0, the Droid Turbo will get WiFi calling, Google Now on Tap, Doze and a variety of other tweaks.
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    Help Galaxy s6 bricked, unresponsive, IRREPLACEABLE photos

    Let me start by saying I'm sorry that this is long, but I'm trying to be as detailed as possible. I'm in a bit of a panic, as I've tried everything I have found so far online, aside from downloading some sort of 3rd party software or a taking it to a shop. I have a perfect condition (never...
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    Google posts the Android Distribution percentages for November and includes Android Nougat

    Google has released the Android Distribution percentages for the month of November. Android Nougat makes the list for the first time with 0.3% of devices, while Android Marshmallow is up to 24%. Android Lollipop still accounts for more than 30% of devices.
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    Android Marshmallow is now rolling out to Verizon owners of the BlackBerry Priv

    Verizon and BlackBerry have finally started pushing the release of Android Marshmallow to owners of the BlackBerry Priv.
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    Samsung Galaxy S5 mini is finally getting its Marshmallow update

    The latest phone to get updated to Android Marshmallow is the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini. The phone is being updated from Android 5.1.1 which it received in mid-2015. The 809MB update delivers all the usual Android Marshmallow features, including Doze which should improve battery performance for...
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    CyanogenMod 13 comes to new batch of devices including the HTC One M7 and Wilefox Spark

    CyanogenMod 13 is the latest stable version of the custom ROM software and is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The CyanogenMod team has just pushed updates to a few devices that will bring CM13 to these smartphones which include the HTC One M7, Wileyfox Spark, and Wileyfox Spark X.
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    The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 in the Netherlands is now receiving the update to Android Marshmallow

    Owners of the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 in the Netherlands have started receiving the OTA update to Android Marshmallow.
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    Owners of the Galaxy J5 in the Netherlands are beginning to see the Marshmallow update

    Samsung has started seeding the Android Marshmallow OTA update to owners of the Galaxy J5 in the Netherlands.
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    Marshmallow finally making its way to the Samsung Galaxy A7 in Europe

    Samsung has officially released the Marshmallow update for the Samsung Galaxy A7 in Europe. The software update weighs in at over 1GB and comes packed with the usual Marshmallow features and an updated version of Touchwiz.
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    Hands-on: Xiaomi Mi Box

    It wasn't long after the Xiaomi Mi Box was spotted on WalMart shelves that the device got handled on video for the world to see. At $70 - and with a bunch of coupons bundled in - it claims to be a step up from the Chromecast and runs Android Marshmallow.
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    How to transfer all of your apps and settings to a new Android phone

    With new devices being released all the time, and the holiday season around the corner, Android Central walks us through the steps necessary to backup our apps and data then transfer them to a new device.
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    Sony begins seeding the Android Marshmallow update to the Xperia C5 Ultra Dual

    Sony has started updating a few devices to Android Marshmallow, and the latest device is the Xperia C5 Ultra Dual. The update is rolling out in waves and should be availble within the next week or two.
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    The Sony Xperia C4 and Xperia C4 Dual receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

    Released in 2015, the Sony Xperia C4 and Xperia C4 Dual devices are just now receiving the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The update is rolling out over-the-air and will move your device away from Android Lollipop.
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    The Sony Xperia C4 is now receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow

    Sony is now rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Sony Xperia C4. The Xperia C4 will have firmware number 27.3.A.0.122 and the Xperia C4 Dual will be on firmware number 27.3.B.0.122 after the update.
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    Xiaomi to begin testing Android Marshmallow on the Redmi Note 3 "soon"

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was released last year and is still running Android Lollipop. However, a MIUI operation's manager claims that the company is close to starting testing for Android Marshmallow on the Snapdragon variant of the Redmi Note 3.
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    Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge on Rogers finally get updated to Android Marshmallow

    The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge on Rogers are getting updated with a "new" version of Android. While this is typically exciting news, the version of Android being rolled out is Android 6.0 from 2015, not the latest Android Nougat 7.0 update which was just released for Nexus devices. If...
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    How to disable Android’s Doze battery optimization for specific apps

    Android Marshmallow's Doze mode is a great way to save battery life, but you will risk missing out on various notifications in the process. Nick from Phandroid takes us through the steps needed to whitelist an application so that we can still get the precious notifications from the apps we care...
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    Samsung's Galaxy Tab S won't be seeing an update to Android Marshmallow

    Some owners of the first-generation Galaxy Tab S were wondering where the update to Android Marshmallow was. It seems that the company ran into some issues during development and won't be releasing an update for the Tab S.