Many of you have android operating system in your smart phone.may be you are using android lollipop ,jelly bean or kitkat now the time has come to upgrade your operating system to android 6.0 which is obviously marshmallow.in this article i will tell you how to install android 6.0 marshmallow on your android phones if there is no official version update option.following are the steps which tells how to install android 6.0 marshmallow on your android phone.
1 CUSTOM AND STOCK RECOVERIES
Before going to up gradation it is necessary that your android phone should have custom or stock recovery.so what is custom or stock recovery ? stock recovery comes with your smart phone,in other word stock recovery is default type recovery that exist in your smart phone which helps user to recover files .
to install android 6.0 marshmallow it is more convenient if you make backup of stock recovery.because if there is any problem than your stock recovery is available for recovering your files. in Samsung galaxy series stock recovery usually display when you switch on your phone by pressing on and volume button at a time.below image shows your stock recovery.
Now what is custom recovery custom recoveries are usually available on your android version phone. the most popular custom recoveries are CWM clock work mod and TWRP. which is team win recovery project.
Custom recoveries help you to install custom roms which are available in zip formats.these type of recoveries also help you for creating backups and for formatting data.
2 YOUR PHONE SHOULD BE ROOTED
To install android 6.0 marshmallow on your smart phone your phone should be rooted ,or in other words you have completely access to administrative system of your android set. once you have rooted your android phone than you can complete control on that apps which are sometimes restricted by OS.you can modify or uninstall your apps without any difficulty.
You can check either your phone is rooted or not by root checker app. this app will be available on your smart phone app store.
3 INSTALL CUSTOM RECOVERY APP TWRP\CWM
To install android 6.0 marshmallow on your smart phone it is necessary that you have custom recovery softwares installed on your phone.to install custom recovery software you may download any app from store for example there is a app named flashify.which is used to install recovery software.once you have downloaded such kind of app now allow app to have root access. this downloaded app (flashify) is used to install or flash your recovery software file.
For custom recovery usually recommended files are CWM or TWRP. these files may be available in a zip format ,these zip files may be automatically extracted or you have to done it manually.when these files which are TWRP File is flash or install by software which you have downloaded than TWRP will completely available for custom recovery. after this reboot your phone now you have installed software for custom recovery.you can recover your data ,wipe,format or create new backup.these recovery software especially TWRP help you to install android 6.0 marshmallow on your smart phone.
4 DOWNLOAD TWO FILES
Before going forward i want to tell you about cyanogemod what is cyanogemod ? actually cyanogenmod is open OS .it is available on LG,Samsung and htc smart phones.
cyanogenmod has major advantage that it does not contain bloatware or spyware.and it is available when you have done custom recovery.First you have custom recovery app i think TWRP is best recovery app than download cyanogenmod (CM). cynanogenmod version for marshmallow is CM 13. the cyanogenmod file may be in zip format and by using TWRP you can flash or install CM 13 on your phone .
Basically G apps are google applications needed when you have done custom recovery or when you are going to update your android version.
As you have downloaded custom recovery app in your smart phone now download G apps . you can easily download it from your store. if you downloaded TWRP than go to install option and select g app file than your G apps will be install on your phone.TWRP(team win recovery project) will install and flash G apps file on your smart phone.
5 REBOOT YOUR PHONE
now reboot your phone the new marshmallow icon will appear when your phone starts. you can go to the settings to make sure whether your new android version is installed or not.all of these process is some how little bit risky if you have smart phone like Samsung galaxy or latest htc or LG models .than there is no problem to install android 6.0 marshmallow on your phone. again i repeat that your phone must be rooted once your phone is rooted than you can fully control or modify the installed apps .