Google's Android OS is widely used and has a big chunk of market share. The company recently released Android OS' new iteration called Marshmallow with a slew of new features and improvements.
Just like any other Android versions, the Marshmallow has some common problems on a wide range of devices. If you have recently upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and facing problems using it.
There are many problems that are common to most of the Android Marshmallow users. Here we pick up 10 such widely reported problems with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and their fixes.
Smartphone is lagging or hanging
In case your smartphone freezes, giving any sort of software glitches or simply crashes, you must do something about it. First of all check if the apps that are lagging or hanging now are the upgraded to the latest versions. In case if the problem persists, you should try to factory reset your phone. To factory reset, following these steps: Go to Settings > Backup & Reset > 'factory reset'.
Issues with Wi-Fi connecting
Many users face problems while connecting their phone to a Wi-Fi network. To fix it, toggle airplane mode on/ off, forget and reconnect to a network, or restart your router. If nothing works then wait for the update from Google for the permanent fix.
Is your device overheating?
If your smartphone is overheating, it could be because of running heavy graphic 3D games or some hardware issue. In case the heating issue persists, try Safe Mode or visit the authorized service center to fix it.
Battery draining problem
When you install a new Android firmware, the device's battery drains faster. Instead deleting battery draining apps, you should now take back-up of your data, and do a factory reset.
Loss of volume
Audio Issues and Speaker Issues
If your speaker has started to have problems like loss of volume or problem with the microphone. Factory reset your device will be the potential solution.
Issues using Flashlight
It might happen that your device's flashlight remains on, even when you try to turn it off after use. The flash light will continue to remain on until you do a reboot. The problem has been well known on the Nexus 5.
Pictures are upside down
There are some reports that some of Nexus 5x pictures are upside down when you take them using third-party apps. The reason is the Nexus 5X's camera sensor orientation. Google team has explained how developers used the old camera API.
Yellow Screen Issues
May users have been reported that the Nexus 5X screen has a yellow tint. However, many smartphones have some kind of color bias. If the Nexus 5X screen has noticeably yellow tint, then you need to return it and ask for a new one. You need to remember that all devices will have a color bias.
Issue with Recent apps switcher
Recent apps switcher
The apps card for better multi-tasking in Marshmallow, however it might just be annoying for some users. You might be facing performance issues with your phone after stacking multiple app cards. If might as well happen that even when you removed a card, it mysteriously returns to the stack. All you can do is to keep on swiping to get rid of this problem.
Having problem with GPS?
It might just happen that the GPS on your phone starts giving problem, like the signals drop frequently. To resolve this, do factory reset, or change the location mode in your settings. You can change the settings to High Accuracy.