Android 6.0 Marshmallow will show your device’s “security patch level”

Timely software updates have always been a troublesome topic when talking about Android, especially considering the confusion added with some security updates coming as part of Google Play services rather than the Android OS. However, Google has a new plan with Android 6.0 Marshmallow to make security patches more visible to users.

Android Marshmallow will begin rolling out to Nexus devices next week and there is a small change that could have big repercussions: under the “About” settings menu, Google has added a new line for “Android security patch level”, which will show a …

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