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How to Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Official Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 (OTA)

GUIDE: How to manually Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Official Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 firmware (OTA Update) built no. 7VAB-UEBO

Finally, Alcatel has started rolling out official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware (ROM) update for Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 (Both 4.7 & 5.5).The update is available via OTA (Over-the-air).Many Reddit users commented that they received the OTA update notification and successfully updated their Alcatel Idol 3 to Official Android Marshmallow 6.0.1

It’s really a great news for Alcatel Idol 3 users as the Official Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 OTA update available for Alcatel Idol 3.The update comes with all Android M features.It also comes with loads of bug fixes, security improvements, and stability updates.You will also be getting the DOZE Mode resulting in good battery life, app permission manager.

Alcatel announced this by releasing a video on it’s  Twitter account saying “We’re excited to share that Android M is available for unlocked IDOL 3 devices beginning today! ” Checkout the official Tweet below:

This latest official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Alcatel Idol 3 available via OTA (over-the-air).You can manually check for the update if it is available for your region or not.The update is around 1.2GB in size.It comes with built no. 7VAB-UEBO

We highly recommend taking a backup of your important apps and data before updating your Alcatel Idol 3 to Official Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 (OTA).You can follow our previous guide  How to Backup Important Data On Android (Non rooted users)

How to Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Official Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 (OTA)

Check for the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update for idol 3 From the setting menu

Update Alcatel Idol 3 to Official Android Marshmallow 6.0.1

  • The update is only available for unlocked devices
  • To manually check Marshmallow 6.0.1 OTA  update in Alcatel Idol 3 Go to the Settings  About device Software update.

Note:We will post another article on how to flash the ROM file via recovery (wait for the official ROM file to available) 


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Source:  Alcatel1TouchReddit & Phonedog (image credit)

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