Samsung Galaxy S7 / Galaxy S7 Edge: Android update tracker [UPDATE: Vodafone AU testing Nougat]

Updated post (December 16, 2016) – Vodafone Australia has listed Android Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in its weekly software wrap-up. The post, published on December 15, lists Android Nougat as “testing in progress” for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, though it doesn’t offer an ETA for when it might officially roll out. Other software updates referenced in the wrap-up are listed as either “rolling out now” or “awaiting new software” following issues found during testing.

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.

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Nougat update

Samsung is yet to officially roll out the Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge Android Nougat update but it is currently running beta progams to aid the software’s development. Samsung said these would run until mid-December, with the final Nougat build being deployed sometime later. Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will skip Android 7.0 and be upgraded straight to Android 7.1.1.

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Update US

Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge updates – USAndroid 6.0.1Android 7.0Android 7.11
VerizonYesNoPlanned
AT&TYesNoPlanned
T-MobileYesNoPlanned
SprintYesNoPlanned

Verizon Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935V) update:

  • 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.

AT&T Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935A) update:

  • July 27, 2016, Wi-Fi calling arrives.
  • April 21, 2016, DTV Widget added, better Wi-Fi performance when using BTLE, home and volume key responsiveness improved, other performance enhancements arrive.

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 (SM-G930T) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935T) update:

  • November 5, 2016, enabled 256/64 QAM, domestic data roaming improvements, system crash fix.
  • May 4, 2016, FM Radio, power and volume key fix, system improvements.

Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935P) update:

  • May 26, 2016, battery life improvements, Wi-Fi calling added.

International Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935P) update:

  • December 16, 2016, Vodafone Austrailia lists the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in its weekly software update wrap-up. States “testing in progress”, but doesn’t provide an ETA.

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