Sprint Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge Receive Wi-Fi Calling Improvements Update (VPU2APE1)

Sprint's Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is getting an update today. The said update will bring additional improvements to Wi-Fi Calling as well as the battery life. It is also mentioned that update carries the May's security patches, noting that this devices will receive the security update in monthly basis. While the rest are several bug fixes to which did not technically indicated in the released notes.

The firmware build version came out as MMB29M.G930TUVS3APD8 for the Galaxy S7 while on the S7 Edge, the build version is G935TUVU3APD8. Both updates for each devices weighs at just around 50 MB in size. This is the third Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update and the 3rd security update for the carrier's galaxy S7 and S7 edge lineup.

What’s New Features or Enhancements:
  • Wi-Fi Calling improvements
  • Battery life improvements
  • Bug Fixes
  • Android Security Patches

What are the Technical Details: 

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930PVPU2APE1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7925126
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APE1

Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935PVPU2APE1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7925126
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935PVPU2APE1

The update is being released in stages and it may take some time to hit on some devices.

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Security Patch Update (UVS3APD8)

T-Mobile is pushing out the security update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge line up. It rather be just a minor update and it has just started rolling out via over-the-air OTA. It is part of the monthly security patch update but it isn't the May's bug fixes as it was already came earlier  in the month. So definitely, this is a different fixes or whatsoever for the device.

This is the fourth Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the said carrier's devices, and the 3rd security update so far. You may now check the update via over-the-air or by using the Samsung Smart Switch for PC.  The firmware build version came out as MMB29M.G930TUVS3APD8 for the Galaxy S7 while on the S7 Edge, the build version is G935TUVU3APD8. Both updates for each devices weighs at just around 40 MB in size.

What’s New Features or Enhancements:
  • Android Security update

What are the Technical Details: 

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930T)

    • Android version: 6.0.1
    • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
    • Baseband version: G930TUVS3APD8
    • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7856276
    • Build number: MMB29M.G930TUVS3APD8

Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935T)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935TUVS3APD8
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7856276
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935TUVS3APD8


The update is being released in stages and it may take some time to hit on some devices.

AT&T Rolls Out Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Security patch for May Update (UCU2APE1)

Few days ago, T-Mobile and Verizon has rolled out the May's security patch for their carriers Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, today AT&T is also started pushing out their own over-the-air update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Security patch. It is a minot OTA update that brings nothing more any features but the new Android security patches for the month of May. The update comes out as version number MMB29M.G930AUCS2APE1 for the Galaxy S7 and MMB29M.G935AUCS2APE1 for the Galaxy S7 edge.

What includes in the update:
  • Enhanced Security update

What are the Technical details:
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS2APE1
  • Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530dpi@SWDD5810 #1
  • Build Number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APE1

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Gets Security Patches OTA Update(VRU2APD2)

Verizon has released the May's security patch update for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge owners.  According to the big red, the update will not just apply the latest security patches to the device but apparently, it will also optimizes the device performance, and resolve known issues. The update is said to bring the new Application Manager that allows users to easily“check individual app performance and memory usage. While the rest are some other features and system enhancements, according to the official changelog.

The new update comes with software version MMB29M.G930VVRU2APD2 (for Galaxy S7) and MMB29M.G935VVRU2APD2 (for Galaxy S7 edge).


Verizon Galaxy S7

Software Version: MMB29M.G930VVRU2APD2
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930VVRU2APD2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930VVRU2APD2

This software update brings the latest security patches and improvements to various settings and features.
  • Added a SIM/SD Card pop-up reminder to close the tray if it's left open.
  • It's easier to check individual app performance and memory usage in the Application Manager.
  • Easier instructions on how to turn and turn off the Always on Display feature, which dims display brightness for better nighttime use.
  • When traveling outside your default time zone, the dual clock displays the current time under "Roaming."

Other improvements and fixes:
  • Helpful hints in the Smart Switch Mobile app
  • You'll get on screen messages during video calls when moving from Wi-Fi to cellular
  • More consistent and stable connection to Network Extenders
  • Fixed Outlook Email sync when the device is in Power Saving mode
  • Fixed multiple pop-ups in Milk Music
  • Eliminated multiple SD Card pop-up notifications

Verizon Galaxy S7 edge

Software Version: MMB29M.G935VVRU2APD2
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935VVRU2APD2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935VVRU2APD2

This software update brings the latest security patches and improvements to various settings and features.
  • Added a SIM/SD Card pop-up reminder to close the tray if it's left open.
  • It's easier to check individual app performance and memory usage in the Application Manager.
  • Easier instructions on how to turn and turn off the Always on Display feature, which dims display brightness for better nighttime use.
  • When traveling outside your default time zone, the dual clock displays the current time under "Roaming."
  • You can now learn more about Enhanced features, voice commands with S Voice, new Themes and how to use the Edge screen, in Help > New features.
  • The Calendar Edge panel now provides a quick glance of upcoming events and location information.

Other improvements and fixes:
  • Helpful hints in the Smart Switch Mobile app
  • You'll get on screen messages during video calls when moving from Wi-Fi to cellular
  • More consistent and stable connection to Network Extenders
  • Fixed Outlook Email sync when the device is in Power Saving mode
  • Fixed multiple pop-ups in Milk Music
  • Eliminated multiple SD Card pop-up notifications

Source: Verizon

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Update Enables FM Radio, Fixes Power & Volume Buttons (UVU2APD7)

T-Mobile is sending out an update to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge that fixes the misbehaving power and volume keys. The said update that was first announced a few days ago that will able to fix the volume buttons bugs. Few days back, some Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners apparently suffer from malfunctioning volume down and power buttons. It also has the May security patches, and one thing more the update will also enables the FM radio functionality of the phone. 

The software over-the-air update is going out with version numbers MMB29M.G930TUVU2APD7 and MMB29M.G935TUVU2APD7 (for the S7 edge).

What's New Features:
  • FM Radio enabled
  • Power and Volume key fix
  • Various system improvements

What are the technical details: 

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930T)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May, 1 , 2016
  • Baseband version: G930TUVS3APD7
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7856276
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930TUVS3APD7

Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935T)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: May, 1 , 2016
  • Baseband version: G935TUVS3APD7
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7856276
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935TUVS3APD7

The update is being released in stages and it may take some time to hit on some devices.

Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Receive Battery life and April security patch update (VPU2APD3)

Sprint's Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is getting a new update that will going to improved battery life and the new security patches for April's fixes. The incoming update weighs at 141.93MB in size. The update will bump the Galaxy S7 software version to MMB29M.G930PVPU2APD3, and MMB29M.G935PVPU2APD3 for the Galaxy S7.

What's New:
  • Battery life improvements
  • Bug Fixes
  • Android Security Patches

What are the Technical details:

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: April 2, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930PVPU2APD3
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7694934
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APD3

Galaxy S7 (SM-G935P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: April 2, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935PVPU2APD3
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-7694934
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935PVPU2APD3


How to update the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge via Over-The-Air:


Before you download:
  • Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network first, or make sure it has a strong Wireless network connection.  This approach requires you to prepare a strong WiFi connection,  and so it might happen sometimes that one did not receive any software update notification messages; (1) If and when the device is out of range during the software update roll out  period, (2) Automatic update has been turned off in the device Settings.
  • Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update. This is a must and very important part to get rid of some issues if ever the software update being interrupted due to a power failure.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates.
  2. If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now. When complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install update.
  3. The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
  4. You’ve successfully updated your software.

Source: Sprint