Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge update tracker [Update: AT&T rolls out better video calling and more]
Update:AT&T is rolling out an update to the Samsung Galaxy S7 on and S7 Edge with the June Android security patches, as well as addressing some known bugs and issues. The circa 300 MB patch, featuring build
number NRD90M.G930AUCU4BQF3, provides fixes for calendar and messaging
apps, as well as the Samsung Knox security software. The AT&T patch notes also indicate that video calling has improved, though to what extent isn’t clear. The update has been rolling out since
the end of last week, so you should see the notification to update
arriving on your S7 or S7 Edge anytime now. For more information on the
latest Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge updates, head below.
Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Android update tracker page. This page covers all major U.S. carriers
with a quick reference table for each and a log with links to further
details. It will be regularly updated with the latest Galaxy S7 and S7
Edge update information.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge tend to receive their updates
simultaneously – or at least very close together. For this reason, they
both appear here on this update page. Also, note that we won’t be
covering general security patches in our list.
We recommend you bookmark this page so you can stay up to date with the very latest updates.
It wasn’t until a few months later in May that Samsung started rolling out
Android Nougat to unlocked Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners in the
US, concluding the rollout to the devices in that region. We’ll be
tracking these updates once more when Android O arrives in its final
Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Update US
Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge updates - US
Verizon Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935V) update:
March 6, 2017, Verizon became the last of the four major US carriers to roll out Nougat to the S7 and S7 Edge.
September 1, 2016, improved voice calls, FM Radio, Barcode Beaming functionality and NextRadio app added.
May 9, 2016, DT Ignite added. Helps Verizon package and install apps on devices. Can’t be removed without root.
Number of days it took Verizon to update to Nougat: 196
AT&T Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935A) update:
February 18, 2017, AT&T began the Nougat update roll out for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
January 17, 2017: Nougat became available for all international unlocked Galaxy S7 and S7 Edges.
January 12, 2017: Samsung rolled out Nougat for international unlocked devices enrolled in the beta program.
January 4, 2017: Samsung began a limited soak test for the unlocked S7 and S7 Edge.
Vodafone Australia confirmed that the Nougat version they’re testing
for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is Android 7.0, not Android 7.1.
The fourth major beta update has rolled out to the Galaxy S7 and S7
Edge for those enrolled in the Galaxy Beta Program. The update removes
the Samsung Notes app and a previous mention of the Samsung Experience interface.
December 16, 2016,
Vodafone Australia lists the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in its weekly
software update wrap-up. States “testing in progress”, but doesn’t
provide an ETA.