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Honor 5X gets Android Marshmallow/EMUI 4.0 update

Huawei has released the Android Marshmallow update for the Honor 5X  in several only in the Asian regions for the model number KIW-L22. The updated brings following feaures:
1. Message — Cancel send within 4 seconds – This feature facilitates user to cancel the sending message within 4 seconds. To use this feature user should enable cancel send option as below.
2. Application — Compass – Regardless of the city or the dense forest, just open the compass, and the direction will be clear in mind. If the phone is flat, it will display the compass, which would show the position and direction. If the phone is vertical, it will show the real scene, and you can look at the scenery or road conditions.
3. Alarm Ring duration – Six kinds of ring, as you choose – This feature provides facility to select Alarm ring duration in six different ways.
4. Screen Recording – Screen recording is that you can record on your phone screen after opening. With this feature, you can create small video tutorials, easy to guide the distant relatives or friends.

5. Contact — Smart groups – When you must group contacts one by one manually, or find one contact within thousands of contacts when sending SMS, how do you feel?

Now you don’t worry, in Group – Smart groups, you can view the contact information by company, city or recent contact time. In addition, according to the company you want to group, you only need to write the corresponding contact information inside the company name, and it will automatically enter the grouping.

6. Contacts sharing using BARCODE reader – Using this feature contact details can be read by BARCODE reader

7. Indian languages – Huawei Swype keyboard –

● Indian local languages are integrated in Huawei Swype keyboard.

● Desired language can be downloaded by long pressing on space bar in keyboard and then select More languages -> Download languages.

● Go to message, long press space bar and select More Languages.

● Click on Download Languages and download a language of your choice.

● Once the language is downloaded and installed, you can use

8. Emergency Call feature integrated – SOS –

● Emergency call option is added along with emergency message.

● Once SOS emergency alarm is triggered call and message will be sent to the emergency.

contact added in SOS emergency contact list.

The new Android Marshmallow update comes in stages. In order to get this update on your device, just go to Settings> About> System Update & here check for update.

Android 6.0 comes with new features like Google Now On Tap, smart Battery Management Doze, monthly securities patches as well.

You can read all about what changes and new features Marshmallow 6.0 and 6.0.1 brings with itself by clicking here and here.

You can now see full list of  Android 6.0 Marshmallow Eligible devices and release dates By clicking here. In case you want to read about Android N new features, full detailed changelog and release dates, click here.

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