Have you updated your Micromax Canvas A1 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow?

Google had released Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Android one smartphones few days back even before Nexus could get it. The Android One device from Micromax has also received the update via OTA and if you have not received OTA notification on your device please stand by as we would be posting a manual guide shortly. Before upgrading your phone, do read this post.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Android One Canvas A1

Micromax Canvas A1 devices are currently running on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and even the new devices are being shipped with Android 5.1 itself. It is generally advised not to opt for the firmware update within the first few days of the launch, the reason is that the update might have bugs and there is a need of improvement which is resolved in the next update.

It’s been few days that Android 6.0 has been rolled out to the Android One devices and we have seen various users boasting about the same on social media.

Micromax Canvas A1 Android M 6.0 upgrade

There are number of features added with this current version of Android and you people can read all such details on the official Google site’s page of Android Marshmallow.

How to Update Micromax Canvas A1 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow?

The update is available via OTA hence you would be able to install the update from your phone itself. Your device will receive a notification about the same. If the notification doesn’t appear reboot your phone and follow the below steps:


Go to Settings–>About Phone–>System/Software Update–>Refresh–> Look for the update and download it.


Now getting back to the topic, there are users reporting about the issues. One such issue is the battery drain which was discussed by a lot of people on social media. One can check the Facebook groups about the same, we randomly checked this group.

Heating issue was also observed by a few people, let’s see if the issues is resolved by Google right away or they would be taking sometime to resolve them.

Also, there might be some apps which would not be compatible with Android 6.0 hence try to uninstall them for sometime until the compatibility is adjusted. This could resolve few issues.

If you notice that some of the applications are not working after upgrading your device, firstly try upgrading it from the play store. If still this doesn’t work simply uninstall them.

Now, if you have already upgraded your Canvas A1 to Android M v6.0 we would like to hear from you about all the positive and negative aspects about the same. If there are any questions on your mind, do let us know via a comment below.

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