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First Samsung Galaxy Note5’s receive Android Marshmallow update


The Samsung dominos are falling and that’s a good thing. One the hue of the smaller flagship duo receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow, users of the Galaxy Note5 are reportedly getting an OTA (over the air) update for Android 6.0.1.

Currently taking place in our Asian neighbours Cambodia, the update with the build number N920CXXU2BPB6 is available through Samsung’s Smart Switch and through a manual look through the firmware settings.

Samsung seems to be following the schedule that was leaked late last month as the timings have matched up with three devices so far. The basic add-ons you can expect will be the dedicated app permissions setting, Now on Tap, and Doze to name a few.

But Samsung and their bountiful TouchWiz will pack on some other very distinctive software enhancements too as detailed below:



If you want to try and see if your Galaxy Note5 is eligible for Android Marshmallow head to Settings > About device > Software update to manually download the update (if available). From what we’re noticing, they’ve changed the looks of the pull-down menus but otherwise it looks pretty much the same – more on the inside less on the surface it seems.


It should be noted that so far this update has been spotted on the SM-N920C model numbered variants of the Galaxy Note5.

Do let us know what you think of TouchWiz now that it’s updated to Marshmallow, also be sure to share with us if you’ve managed to update your Galaxy Note5.