Verizon Rolling Out Marshmallow for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

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  1. dgstorm

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    Big Red has now joined the big party for Marshmallow on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Verizon just started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the these devices today. Of course, YMMV as far as which phase/queue you will get the roll out, so be patient. You will receive it eventually within the next week or so.

    Sound off and let us know what you think of Marshmallow on your Galaxy S6 device!
     
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    Loaded it yesterday, works well.
    I went to settings/system updates, and it was found.

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    Mine is running well. Looking to find out if battery is better now.

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    So far, so good here. I don't think battery life has gotten better, but it hasn't gotten worse. I think over the course of this week I'll really find out what my battery life is like compared to L. I think the Doze feature has helped a bit. Maybe.

    One thing I've also noticed so far is that my hand-offs from wifi to mobile data have actually been happening. On L, there would be too many times (okay, more like all the time) that I would leave a wifi network and go to 4G...but the 4G mobile data wouldn't actually pick up. I would have to toggle airplane mode to get mobile data to kick in.
     
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    This was my issue on the S5, but transferring from data to Wi-Fi, had to toggle airplane, not an issue thus far on the S6...
    Battery? Haven't noticed a positive change...

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    I'm also going to try another oddity later this week. It seemed that with L, our corporate wifi here at the office would absolutely kill my battery. I'm fairly certain it was just an L thing though because before my previous device (Moto X) had L, it was fine on wifi...then L comes along and I would be down to 60% battery within an hour of getting to the office with the same usage as prior to the upgrade.

    Even with L on the S6, it drains a lot faster on the corporate wifi than when I'm just on 4G. Weird. But only on the office wifi...my home and other people's private wifi does not impact it like that.
     
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    Downloading now, taking forever....
     
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    Installed mine this morning. Seems to be a faster when realizing I have my thumb on the sensor. Don't really like having to put the pin/password in after a reboot before fingerprint will work for subsequent unlocks.

    Programs seem to be a bit snappier when loading.

    Battery is better from what I can see. I think I might be able to go an entire day now.
     
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    Much faster
     
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    While the boost in speed could mostly be attributed to the system refresh. I have however, noticed a pretty good boost in battery life. With moderate usage ( Facebook email, phone, some games on mostly Wi-Fi) I unplugged my S6 at 8 am CSt and now at 1230 am CSt I have just now hit 16% left. I haven't utilized the power saving mode till just now either.
     
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    Maybe it's just me, but I feel like my phone is brand new again since doing the update. Very quick and responsive. Barely need to hit the home button to register my finger to unlock. Love love love the ability to have a pin as a backup password instead of just an actual password. Really very happy with the update so far.

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    But what about the s6 edge+???

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