Update Android One Second Gen to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Many Android One devices have got the Update for Android Marshmallow already but some devices are still out of luck. This update was released Over the Air OTA so it might take time to be available for all the devices at a time.Android 6.0 Marshmallow


So, we would like you to check once if you got any update in Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for new updates. If you have got the update then its good but if you have not got the update yet nothing to worry you can still update your device to Android Marshmallow manually.

To update your device we have given some links below from which you can download the Over The Air update file and flash it on your Android One second Gen devices.

Preparing your Phone

  • Phone should be fully charged.
  • Backup all important data to an external media.
  • Perform Nandroid backup for the ROM.
  • Device should be rooted and its bootloader must be unlocked.
  • Custom Recovery must be installed on the device.
  • USB debugging mode should be enabled on the device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.USB Debugging

Download links:

Installing Android Marshmallow on Android One Second Gen Phone:

  1. Download the OTA package from the above links.
  2. Transfer the file to Device internal or external storage.
  3. Turn off the device and reboot into Recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Down and Power Key for few seconds.
  4. In recovery menu select Wipe option and choose Data, Dalvik, Cache options to wipe it.
  5. Now return to main menu and select Install option from the menu.twrp
  6. Navigate to OTA file, select it and swipe the screen to flash it or install it.
  7. Reboot the device now by selecting Reboot option from the recovery menu.

Your device is now updated to latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow, you can check the status in Settings > About device.