Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Alcatel Idol 3 starts rolling out. The company announced on Alcatel’s Twitter account that “We’re excited to share that Android M is available for unlocked IDOL 3 devices beginning today! “. The update is rolling out via OTA (Over the Air) and many Reddit users have already received the update. Besides the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0.1, Alcatel Idol 3 also includes the Android security patch for the month of June in the update. The Android M update is available for the unlocked IDOL 3 (both 5.5. & 4.7). The update is rolling out via OTA (Over the Air) and Notification will pop up on users device once the update is ready for download and install. You can also manually check Marshmallow update for Alcatel Idol 3 by going to Settings -> About Phone -> System updates -> Check for update. So check for OTA to Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Marshmallow manually.
The Alcatel Idol 3 runs on Android Lollipop but now you can Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Marshmallow. The new Marshmallow update packed with features like Now on Tap, Doze Mode, App Permissions and more. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Alcatel Idol 3 available via OTA (over-the-air) and it is about 1.2GB in size. The OTA update comes with built no. 7VAB-UEBO which Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Marshmallow. The update may wipe SD Card data, so it is advisable to take a backup before you Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Marshmallow.
Note: – It is advisable to download the update via Wi-Fi for a smooth installation. Also, make sure that the battery level is above 75% before you Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Marshmallow. It is recommended to take backup of your device and do a factory reset if you faced the forced closed error.
How to Manually Check Marshmallow Update for Alcatel Idol 3 –
The update will gradually spread in phase wise manner. There is no particular date when you get the update. It could be today, or could be next week. To check Marshmallow update in Alcatel Idol 3 manually head over to the Settings-> About device -> Software update.
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