AT&T Updating Samsung Captivate to Android 2.2 Froyo
AT&T indicated today via its Facebook page that it is offering the Android 2.2. Froyo system update to the Samsung Captivate. The update will be pushed out starting Thursday, February 24.
HTC's Unlocked 10 Snags Android 7 Update
HTC said the unlocked variant of its HTC 10 smartphone should receive Android 7 Nougat beginning today. The update is being pushed out over-the-air to the U.S.
Samsung Kicking Off Android 6 Update for Galaxy S6 Line
Samsung said it will begin the general Android 6.0 Marshmallow update cycle for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones starting today. Samsung will make separate announcements in each market as the update becomes available from its carrier partners around the world.
Verizon Says Samsung Pay Update Pushing This Week
Verizon Wireless today confirmed that it is enabling Samsung Pay on the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5, and S6 Edge+ through a software update. "After the update, customers will be able to download and install the [Samsung Pay] app from the Google Play Store," said Verizon in an email to Phone Scoop.
T-Mobile Rolling Out Nougat to Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge
T-Mobile this week began the process of updating its Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge handsets from Android 6 Marshmallow to Android 7 Nougat. Beyond updating the core platform to Nougat, T-Mobile didn't specify what else might be included in the new operating system.
Samsung Halts Galaxy S8 Oreo Update Due to Reboot Bug
Samsung has pulled the Android 8 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 after users reported random reboots. "Following a limited number of cases where Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices have rebooted unexpectedly with the Android 8.0 Oreo, we have temporarily stopped the rollout of the update," said Samsung in a statement provided to SamMobile.