What’s inside the Google’s latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, released for Nexus 6P, 5X and Nexus 6 smartphones. Android 6.0.1 comes in two months after 6.0 was rolled out to compatible Nexus devices, and appears to include a bunch of new emoji characters as well as a refreshing new change to the UI of the navigation bar on supported tablet devices, among other major changes.
The frst Android 6.0.1 update is currently outed as an OTA to the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus Player, Nexus 9, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7. Head over to the Android Update Manager, if you have seen an update notification, and not, be patient as the upgrade should arrive soon on these Nexus devices. You can flash the factory image of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for your device, download links for which can be found below.
There’s no doubt it will include a variety of bug fixes and the big question is whether Google has packed some additional features in this release? Or else following the usual performance improvements routine? Here’s a good news that Android 6.0.1 does come with a set of improvements and new features to make the Marshmallow experience an even better one.
First up, one change you will come across is the redesigned navigation bar. Where the buttons including back and home on the navigation bar being moved to the lft side of the screen, whereas the app switcher or overview button has been jumped to the right. Additionally, like Apple’s iOS 9.1, Google has thrown in a bunch of new emojis in Android 6.0.1 to really help you express yourself.
Well! You will notice that the Google Keyboard now holds 10 tabs for emoji instead of seven previously, with emojis for sports, food and more getting their own tabs. Update part is also making its reappearance is a critical option wwithin the Do Not disturb feature. The “until next alarm” was an option within the DnD feature and was introduced withthe release of Android version 5.1 of Lollipop, which was later abandoned with the release of version 6.0 Android Marshmallow. Now, with 6.0.1 – Google has added it back, again.
Google has included important security patches in this update too, including all those released until December 2015.
Direct download links of Android 6.0.1 for all the supported Nexus devices are linked below:
- Nexus 6P
- Nexus 5X
- Nexus 6
- Nexus 5
- Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi
- Nexus 7 2013 Cellular
- Nexus 9 Wi-Fi
- Nexus 9 LTE
- Nexus Player
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