Samsung has begun rolling out the long-awaited Android Marshmallow update for its Galaxy Tab A 8.0 starting with owners of the Wi-Fi variants bearing model number SM-T350 in Russia, Australia and Canada. The rollout starts almost a month after the update was released for the 9.7in variant of the Tab.
Along with the latest Android Marshmallow version, the update brings a host of bug fixes as well as improvements for the system stability and speed optimisations which should all together improve the user experience. To grab the update for your Galaxy Tab A 8.0, navigate to Settings>> About device>> Software update>> Update Now.
Updating your Galaxy Tab to the latest Android firmware build, you should be able to experience all the Marshmallow goodies the Galaxy Tab A 9.7 owners are enjoying for a while now. They include Doze mode for a better battery life, and more control over app permissions.
You can also take advantage of Now on tap feature using which you can get information about restaurants, music, movies and people. Just hold down your Home button to get information about what is on your screen with Now on the tap app. Check out the detailed official changelog shared by Sammobile.
- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
- Exercise greater control over app permission
- Purchase easily and securely with Fingerprint support
- Experience enhanced battery life through Doze
- Redesigned App Drawer
With the update already started for the Wi-Fi model, it should not take too long to hit the 3G/LTE model. If the official over-the-air update is yet to make its way through your region, consider manually updating your tablet using Odin flashing tool.