Huawei’s Honor brand is now rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its Honor 7 smartphone in India. The Honor 7 users however will have to register to receive the latest Marshmallow update via over-the-air (OTA). The required details include the IMEI number and previous OS version of the handset. Users can check for version number in Settings > About Phone.
The company says users will start receiving OTA update after 24 to 48 hours of the submission of the required details. Huawei had confirmed that the Honor 7 (Review) smartphone was eligible for the Marshmallow update.
Some of the features of the core Android 6.0 Marshmallow update include revamped app permissions; Google Now on Tap feature; new Chrome feature that will change the Web experience for Android users; new ways to handle Web links; Android Pay mobile payment system; new fingerprint APIs for developers to add into their apps, New Silent feature for sound and vibrate mode, as well as a ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode to block all sounds or only alarms and notifications, and a battery saver feature called Doze that will make Android devices smart about managing power.