Today, Google announced Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow (MMB29K / MMB29M) which is the follow up for original Android 6.0 update. Marshmallow in itself brought new features and extended support for new hardware sensors, the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow release however perfects that and builds on top of it. Some key aspects of this updates include new security fixes for the loopholes found in previous builds, new emoji support and updates to Google core apps. All the original devices which got Android 6.0 Marshmallow are going to receive the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update as well. The list includes, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 9. OTA (Over-the-air) update will start pushing out soon but right now, you can get these builds over from the Google Developers page which we have conveniently linked below for each device.
As Android 6.0 Marshmallow has run it’s period, it’s time that Google release a mandatory maintenance build which, as we mentioned, houses security fixes and minor but helpful upgrades to the system. The new Nexus system images have also received updates and have been refined to offer better testing capabilities without having an actual Nexus phone. For those of you interested, you can skip the wait of OTA update arriving for your device and manually download the firmware yourself.
Here is a brief changelog we have been able to find about the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow release:
The latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K build brings many, many new emojis that users have been waiting to get on Android for a while now. Not just that, this latest Marshmallow update also includes the latest security patches that Google promised to release every month. For now, we don’t see any new major features in this OS update, other than very minor updates here and there.
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K for Nexus 5, Nexus 6 and Nexus 9
Here are the direct links to download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9 and Nexus Player.
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29M for Nexus 6P: angler-mmb29m-factory-8c31db3f.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K for Nexus 5X: bullhead-mmb29k-factory-a5eaf715.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K for Nexus 5: hammerhead-mmb29k-factory-1943f0f5.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K for Nexus 6: shamu-mmb29k-factory-9a76896b.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K for Nexus 7 (2013): razor-mmb29k-factory-a39e7047.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K for Nexus 9: volantis-mmb29k-factory-c25ba34c.tgz
Download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29M for Nexus Player: fugu-mmb29m-factory-711f7996.tgz