Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) : Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in India
Android 6.0 also known as “Marshmallow” is a version of the Android mobile operating system. Marshmallow was first unveiled in May 2015 at Google I/O. Marshmallow is often known as its codename “Android ‘M’.
The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3), which was launched in India in July 2015 with the Android 5.1 Lollipop, will receive all the new features included in Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Motorola India last week started pushing out Android M for the Moto G (Gen 3). Now, the model number XT1550 is receiving the update over-the-air (OTA).
The company announced this on their Twitter account.
Here is something new and amazing for your Moto G (3rd Gen.), the Android 6.0 Marshmallow! pic.twitter.com/0etB1IncHi
— Moto India (@Moto_IND) December 30, 2015
Android Marshmallow brings features such as revamped app permissions; Google Now on Tap feature; Android Pay mobile payment system, and new fingerprint APIs for developers among others. It also features some Google’s security patches as well.
The 2 GB update bring several new features to the users. Apart from the Marshmallow feature Motorola also added several new features. Some changes to Moto enhancements include removal of Moto Assist feature as part of upgrade to Android M. One of the main new feature for the Motorola is an option for ‘Do Not Disturb’ under the ‘Sound and notification’ settings that performs similar function what Moto Assist does.
A few days ago that Android Marshmallow rolling out to the Moto G3. Now a report confirm that another Motorola device – the Moto X Play – is getting the goodness of the latest Android. The Marshmallow update for the Moto X Play is now available in India. If you have the phone, you should check the update settings if you still haven’t got the prompt.
Generally, the phone would notify you about the update. If, however, one does not receive the notification, one can manually check for the update by going to Settings > About Phone > System Update.
Some users reported on the Twitter the update fails to complete, which was due to an array of different problems. For the complete installation it require at least 2GB of empty internal storage, not on the micro-SD card. The update will temporarily be saved as chahe. It is also recommended to update over WiFi connection, and have more than 50% battery before start proceeding.
While the most of the other current Android phones are still using Lollipop. This update of the Android M is put the Moto X Play it in a very exclusive club. Also, with the Moto X Play now running Marshmallow, three of Motorola’s current generation phones in India have been updated to the latest version of Android. With these three taken care of, it is expected that Motorola will now start rolling out the updates to the Moto G Turbo and the older.