In the event you personal a smartphone from Samsung Galaxy S6 household and is in anticipate the following safety replace then, sadly, you gained’t be getting one, as per the report that Samsung has minimize off the safety updates for its Galaxy S6 lineup.
Samsung lists all of its units getting the month-to-month or quarterly safety updates on the web site’s Android Security Upgrades web page. It’s talked about there that the record is ‘topic to vary’ because the assist interval can expire for the units.
Now, plainly S6 sequence has reached its expiration time for the safety updates which are three full years. As such, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have been faraway from the assist web page. Nevertheless, the whole lineup hasn’t gone but because the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy S6 Active are nonetheless to be discovered on the record. However by the top of this 12 months, these would get expired as nicely and the entire S6 household would change into formally unprotected for the long run vulnerabilities.
The Galaxy S6 rolled out again in April 2015. It was full of Lollipop 5.zero, obtained up to date to Marshmallow and eventually acquired the replace for Nougat. Since its launch, it has been getting the safety updates to assist safe itself. As there have been three years now, so it’s time for the corporate to cease sending such updates to its earlier lineup and focus extra on the following ones.
At present, the S6 customers would have the most recent model of Nougat. Talking of which, the earlier Android OS hasn’t been disregarded but because it acquired the final replace in December 2017 and can seemingly get extra within the coming time.
Therefore, in case you are happy with the most recent safety replace in your S6 sequence and the Nougat functionalities, you may nonetheless handle to spend some extra time along with your gadget. However in case you fancy the Android Oreo and Samsung’s new safety updates, the one alternative then is to upgrade your smartphone.
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