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Android Marshmallow 6.0 now available for Huawei’s Honor 5X

By The Mobile 360 on July 8, 2016
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Huawei’s Honor 5X users in United States are now receiving Android Marshmallow 6.0! The latest update gives smoother, smarter and a more intuitive Honor 5X experience. In this update Honor 5X will also be receiving EMUI 4.0.

Here are the features included in this update:

  • Now on Tap
    Get assistance without having to leave your app. No matter where you are in the UI, simply press and hold the home button to call up Google Now. It’s smart enough to know what you’ve been doing and is ready with suggestions.
  • Do More with Your Voice
    You can now have a dialogue with any of your apps, so long as they support the new voice interaction service. From looking up information online to playing a specific song, your voice has the power to do whatever it is you need with the Honor 5X.
  • Doze
    When your device or open apps aren’t in use, Marshmallow automatically goes into a deep sleep state, increasing your standby battery life.
  • Advanced, Yet Simplified Volume Control Settings
    Manage your notifications, music and alarm volumes quickly and easily. Simply toggle the up or down volume rocker wherever you are.
  • New Open Apps Menu
    The new look and feel of the open apps menu feature allows you to easily scroll through all your open apps and make a selection, dismiss or (with EMUI 4.0) dismiss all at once!

As this update also include EMUI 4.0, here are the key features included in this update:

    • Draw an “M” on your inactive screen to open your music app.
    • Double-tap from a dark screen to wake up your phone.
    • Flip your phone over to mute incoming calls, timers and alarms. Perfect for snoozing!
  • Motion Control
    An easier way to access your phone. When your screen is on standby, touch the screen in various motions to initiate different functions.
  • Navigation Bar
    Personalize your navigation experience by customizing the order of icons in your navigation bar. You also have the option to add a notification panel icon.
  • Drag Actions
    With so much information on your phone, shortcuts are the key to help you get things done. Drag actions make it easy for you to view and hide the important things. Drag top down on left side to show notifications. When you drag top down on the right side, you’ll see your shortcuts.
  • One-Hand Mode
    The One-Hand Mode alters the UI to make using your device with a single hand much easier. Simply swipe left or right at the button of the screen to use the phone with your left or right hand only.
  • Honor 5X Made Easy
    • We’ve also included additional features to create a smoother and efficient experience in the Honor 5X.
    • Pinch out on an open screen to quickly show any of your hidden apps.
    • Pull down on the open Home screen for a quick, universal search of apps, contacts and messages.
    • Instantly add apps to your folders. Simply press the “Add” button in the folder and checkmark the apps you’d like to include.
    • EMUI 4.0 shows the battery percentage next to the battery icon so you know when it’s time to recharge!
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Currently the update is only available for users residing in US. To grab this update head towards your Settings app and select the Update tab.

Source: HiHonor.com

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