Earlier this month, Google started rolling out the Nexus 5 Marshmallow update. Android 6.0 brings new features, enhancements, and, according to some users, problems. Now that we’re a week into the release, we want to take a look at the most important things to know about the Nexus 5 Marshmallow update.
At Google I/O, Google confirmed an Android M release for the Nexus 5. And shortly after the event, the company released the Nexus 5 Android M Developer Preview so that developers, and Android enthusiasts, could tinker with the software ahead of its public release.
In late September, shortly before its self-imposed Q3 deadline, Google confirmed a release date for Android M, or, as it was now known, Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Nexus 5 Android Marshmallow release date was confirmed for October 5th and Google kept its promise.
For a little more than a week, the Nexus 5 Android Marshmallow update has been available to download. Google’s also been pushing out a Nexus 5 Android 6.0 OTA that’s been hitting devices in the United States and around the world.
The update delivers tons of enhancements to the Nexus 5 though some users are experiencing problems after installing Marshmallow on their device.
Today, we want to take a look at those problems and a collection of other Nexus 5 Marshmallow update details. Here is what current and prospective Nexus 5 Marshmallow users need to know about Google’s latest release.
This roundup covers Android 6.0 problems, a few reasons to skip the Nexus 5 Android 6.0 update and some strategies that could come in handy as we move away from the October 5th release date.