AT&T Begins Pushing Marshmallow To The LG V10

When LG announced the V10 last year it came onto the market with a large display and a secondary screen to provide users the ability of a quick glance at small details such as the date, time, and notifications without having to actually wake the main display, thus saving battery life. LG launched it with Android Lollipop but earlier this month the device started to receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow on T-Mobile's network, and back at the end of March Verizon had begun to push out the update. Today, AT&T subscribers who own the LG V10 are getting the same treatment as the U.S. number two wireless carrier is finally pushing out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the device.

LG V10 owners can expect things like Doze Mode for battery life improvement as well as direct share, and more granular control over permissions for apps was also a decent sized change, as users will now be able to give permissions to apps on a case by case basis when they open it up instead of when they install it. One of the biggest changes with Marshmallow though was Google Now On Tap, which lets users get information from Google on just about any screen on whatever it is they're looking at.

While the update is beginning to roll out to subscribers on AT&T as of today, it's entirely possible that not everyone will see the update today. If that's the case you can either wait it out to see if the OTA notification shows up in your status bar at some point over the next few days or you can try and manually pull down the update by heading into settings, about phone, and tapping software update to see if it's available. Although not required, it's recommended that users download the update for Marshmallow while they're connected to a local WiFi network as the update file weighs in at around 1GB in size. It also wouldn't be a bad idea to ensure that you have near a full battery before beginning to download and install the software. Of course, if you happen to have unlimited data there's no reason to connect to WiFi unless it's going to be a slower connection.

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