As can be seen in the screenshot above, users of HTC Desire 826 in India are receiving an update (1.17.707.13) that will prepare their device for the big Marshmallow update, to be followed after this one. That’s big news for HTC lovers worldwide, and company hasn’t forgotten mid-range device like Desire 826, even though it’s more than 7 months later since the 6.0 update was released by Google for Nexus devices.
If you own a Desire 826, then be sure to check for an update in Settings > About device. Go into System update, and tap on ‘check for update’ button. You should be greeted with a smaller one first, version 1.17.707.13, and measuring around 52.12 MB, which is the base update for Marshmallow update, whose build is 2.10.707.3, weighs 1.34 GB, and carries Android 6.0.
We don’t have the full changelog for the Marshmallow update for Desire 826 with us right now, but we’ve our eyes open and will be sure to update this post with that once we get it. For now, the screenshot above tells use that you expect usual set of Marshmallow features like Now On tap, App permissions, Smarter power management and Android security updates.
Meanwhile, try your luck grabbing the update from Settings, and we are able to get the OTA for download, then too this page will be updated asap. The OTA is currently rolling out, but it would take a week or two or more before all Desire 826 sets are updated to Marshmallow. Have fun! Do feedback us how you find the Marshmallow update on your Desire 826. Is it speedier now, battery life, etc?
Via Dazzler Jenith