Android 6.0 Marshmallow Beta Update for Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge Now Rolling Out to UK's Participants

Those who have had participated the Galaxy Beta Program that has recently launched in UK's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners has just started receiving the said Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta update. The update is officially launched via Over-The-Air and it came out with build number MRA58K.G920FXXU3ZOL6 for the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F), whilst the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925F) has got the build number MRA58K.G925FXXU3ZOL6.

According to the initial changelog details of the Android 6.0 beta, it is said the new the Touchwiz provides enhanced usability, and an updated visual design. It has also mentioned the Quick Connect feature that will now easily finds and connect to nearby devices and previous connections. The Fingerprints are also added with more security protection, an alternative unlocked method of pattern, PIN, or password is now required to add fingerprints. Moreover, the Advanced Power Saving mode now restricts background data to extend battery life performance.

In addition,  it also advised that some apps like the Samsung Gear app is needed to be uninstalled and reinstalled as it may not work after the update. While on the other hand,  any other app that has also been installed via Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS may need to be updated via Google Play Store right after upgrading to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Technical details of Android 6.0 U3ZOL6 Beta Update:

Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Android version: 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU3ZOL6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-6533158 dpi@SWHE2317 #1
  • Build number: MRA58K.G920FXXU3ZOL6
  • AP: G920FXXU3ZOL6
  • CSC: G920FBTU3ZOL6
  • CP: G920FXXU3ZOL6

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F
  • Android version: 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU3ZOL6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-6533158 dpi@SWHE2317 #1
  • Build number: MRA58K.G925FXXU3ZOL6
  • AP: G925FXXU3ZOL6
  • CSC: G925FBTU3ZOL6
  • CP: G925FXXU3ZOL6

  • An improved Touchwiz  with enhanced usability and updated visual design.
  • Improved Quick connect for nearby devices.
  • Added Security protection to Fingerprints
  • An improved Advanced Power Saving mode that restricts background data to extend battery life.

Some noticeable changes: 
  • New Power Menu .
  • The colour of quick settings panel has changed.
  • Added with an option to enable or disable fast charging.
  • Added customisation to lockscreen app shortcuts.
  • Now supports images in RAW format.
  • And more....

There are also more things we are still keeping an eye out of it like the overall battery life performance which is too early to tell if it will stay much longer.  And noting, that this firmware are still in beta and still in the process into the finalisation stage. So that's it for now, we'll just keep you updated about this Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Android 6.0 Marshmallow updates.