Bad news for anyone who has a Samsung Galaxy S6


Any remaining Samsung Galaxy S6 owners are in for a shock as the Korean tech giant ceases support for the whole range of S6 devices, from the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and Galaxy S6 edge Plus to the Galaxy S6 Active.

What this means is no more Android security updates along with the chance of getting the new Android 8.0 Oreo is nil!

Sleep well Samsung Galaxy S6, thanks for memories.

Samsung quickly removed every trace of the Galaxy S6 line-up from their official updates page leaving only the S series of devices released after the S6.

For the following other Samsung devices such as Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2017), and Galaxy A8 (2018) these will all still receive the monthly patches.

Originally released in 2015 the Galaxy S6 was powered by the latest version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop, it was subsequently updated to 6.0 Marshmallow and eventually to Android 7.0 Nougat.

Although the Galaxy S6 will no longer receive updates nor Android Oreo the phone will still function as normal but will be potentially at risk to security issues.

Users of the S6 take note it may be the time to upgrade your handset to one of the more recent devices Samsung has launched, the Galaxy Note 9 is reportedly due for release in July or August.

The Galaxy S9 could be a great choice if the rumours of the in-display fingerprint scanner and the second-generation Infinity Display design are true.

As for any S6 users out there it’s time to say a few final words….


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