Just after the release of Android version 6.0 for Nexus devices, Android 6.0 Marshmallow is now available for one of the budget smartphone, Android One (Sprout4) as well as for the other devices like Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, Spice Dream Uno. So if you have Android One phone then you can taste the latest Android 6.0 by updating it via over-the-air (OTA) update zip files. Android One (1st Generation) series phones are eligible to receive the fresh Marshmallow OTA update, sized 338 MB.
In this guide we’ve given a .zip OTA file that you’ll need to flash using a custom recovery such as TWRP on Android One Sprout4 devices. If you are interested to install the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update on Android One then keep in mind that your device should be running on Android 5.1.1 firmware, with build number LMY48M which is required for this Marshmallow update. Now go ahead and follow the given instructions.
This guide containing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware files and instructions can be used only with the listed devices. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Android One in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Check the battery level of your phone, it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Your device must be running stock firmware with stock recovery installed
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update for Android One Sprout4 (First Gen)
- Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Karbonn Sparkle V
- Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Micromax Canvas A1 (AQ4501)
- Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Spice Dream Uno
Steps to Update Android One Sprout4 Devices to Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA Firmware:
Step No 1:- First, download the official Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update on the desktop of your PC from the given links.
Step No 2:- Now plug the Android One Sprout device to PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3:- Transfer the downloaded OTA .zip file to the root folder of your phone’s storage.
Step No 4:- Turn Off your smartphone in order to boot into Recovery Mode / Stock Recovery.
Step No 5:- Turn On the device while pressing and holding the Volume + Power buttons at the same time to until the phone enters into bootloader mode. Then hit the Volume button to open the Recovery menu and press the power button for selection. The Android One will boot into Recovery Mode. After displaying a dead Android with an exclamation mark, press and hold Power button for about 3 seconds and then hit the Volume UP button.
Step No 6:- Go back to the main menu of Recovery and choose “install update from sdcard”.
Step No 7:- Locate the OTA .zip file that you have already transferred to the phone’s storage using the Volume keys. Select the firmware file using Power button and confirm the installation to begin on your device.
Step No 8:- Once the installation is completed successfully, navigate to the main recovery menu and select Reboot system now to restart your smartphone.
Done! You have installed the latest Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update on Android One Sprout4 device.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or query while installing the OTA update on your Android One.