Motorola started to roll out Android Marshmallow (Android 6.0) update to Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto X Pure, Moto G 2015 (Moto G 3rd Gen), Moto G 2014 (Moot G 2nd Gen) and Moto X 2014 (Moto X 2nd Gen) in early December 2015. Only Moto E 2015 (Moto E 2nd Gen) is still on the waiting list.
Although the overall experience of Android Marshmallow update for Moto G 2015 and other Moto devices is good, some problems of the Android Marshmallow update for Moto G 2015 are also reported.
This post will try to address the top 5 problems of Android Marshmallow update for Moto G 2015, and of course the solutions.
Please note, in the post, Moto G 2015 (Moto G 3rd Gen) is used, but this post also applies to Moto X (Pure, Style, Play, 2nd Gen) and Moto G 2014 devices. The code base for Android Marshmallow update for Moto devices are similar. So, the problems of Android Marshmallow update for Moto G 2015 can also be found on other Moto devices after updating to Marshmallow.
#1. Missing camera shutter sound control in Android Marshmallow update for Moto G 2015
It seems the Android Marshmallow update for Moto G 2015 does not change much on the camera app. But soon you will notice that the shutter sound control is missing in the new camera app.
This is NOT a bug.
Actually, more and more Android phone manufacturers removed the shutter sound control in their camera apps.
There are two main reasons for removing shutter sound control from camera app:
- Legal considerations. In a few countries (e.g., Korea and Japan), shutter sound is mandatory. More and more countries are debating on this issue. Privacy usually is in the center in such debates. To avoid possible legal troubles in the future, and to give good impression on privacy consideration, big Android phone manufacturers started to remove the shutter sound control from the stock camera app even