Marshmallow Update?

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Just received notification of Marshmallow Update for My Samsung Galaxy5 Neo. I am located east of Toronto. After reading about issues on other devices, figured I would wait a few days until the screaming stops. Have  others got U/D? Any Issues?
Thanks, Dave
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Hey David,

You can visit this link: http://koo.do/1RYxlpl to check the calendar for the upcoming software updates.

As you see, an update is planned for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo on June 29th. Please keep in mind that all dates are approximate and subject to change. Once an update is released, it usually takes a few days for it to be pushed to all phones as mentioned on the above link :)

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Sorry I was not clear in my post above. I had recieved an Auto Download of the U/D this a.m.. and I chose to hold off installing it until I heard how the installs were going. Hence the questions above. From your post it looks like waiting a few days to install is a good idea. I'll keep checking to see when the screaming starts! :))
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@Paul Deschamps:

None yet. My point is some other devices have. Mainly Nexus5 where some phones were bricked.

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That was nearly a full year ago since there was issues and that's what the Nexus devices are for us to help find issues with updates before said updates hit OEM devices. At this time all bugs have been ironed out and you should have no fear installing the update. The fact is we are just 2 short months away from Android N being officially released (4 betas have already went public) and Marshmallow is shipping on all new devices free of issues so there should be no fear in installing now.
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"Marshmallow is shipping on all new devices free of issues so there should be no fear in installing now."
Really. When did factory installed software become equated with a user installed upgrade? Even the creators of the installation notification appear concerned about the process. 2 pages of Instructions, guidelines and warnings of possible error messages along with the need to update some other apps & the possibility of some apps having to be reinstalled. Hardly a reassuring dialogue.
Thanks, but I'm still waiting! :))
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All updates have those just to cover their a$$es. You shouldn't have fear to update but to each their own. I've updated at least 5 phones and two tablets every year for the last 4+ years with multiple updates each of those years for each of those devices and Never had an issue. The key to updating without issue is to back up your info and then install the update with a full battery while the phones plugged in and then after the update is fully installed perform a factory reset and sync all your backed up info back to your device. Many issues ppl have are because they don't start fresh and some apps aren't playing nice when updates are first released or didn't become optimized properly during installation. Other so called issues many complain about aren't actually issues just the new update changes how something is done and ppl don't take the time to learn how the new version works for or complaints about battery life after a update not realizing that battery life gets better and better the first week to two as the phone is optimizing things in the background. .I've even had nearly all the Nexus phones including the Nexus 5 and both 7" Nexus tablets and forced updates to all those immediately once Google pushed them and still never had an issue.
Like I said to each their own but updates this far into the life of a version of Android you'll be just fine.
Hope everything works flawlessly for you and you enjoy your update once installed.
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Paul:
Followed your instructions above & Installed Marshmallow with no problems. Thanks! :))
One strange anomaly occurred. On restart, I had a Notification that said in order to use the Google Play Store I had to update it (UPDATE link provided). However the link led me to a Play Store screen where the only button provided said "RELEGATE". I Selected RELEGATE and got the message 'this selection will prevent  you from utilizing Play Store features - Continue?". I backed out of this & went to the Play Store and checked to make sure all was up to date & working (which it was). So went back & deleted that Notification.
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