Google starts Android 6.0 update for Nexus phones

Published on October 13 2015

Google starts Android 6.0 update for Nexus phones

The Nexus 5 is among the first smartphones to receive an Android 6.0 update. James Martin/CNET

Google began rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow software update on Monday to a number of its Nexus family of phones. Falling in line with last week's announcement, the newest version of Android will come first to the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player.

As is the case with other updates of the sort, the Marshmallow release is arriving automatically through an over-the-air update. This means that owners of the compatible devices won't have to manually sync the phone with their computer. After the Android 6.0 file shows up on the phone, owners will receive a notification with steps to walk you through the installation process.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow already comes preinstalled the recently introduced Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P as well as the upcoming GooglePixel C tablet. Standout features include better battery life and contextual search suggestions called Google Now On Tap.

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