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