AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Gets Wi-Fi Calling, Advance Messaging Update (UCU2APG1)

The Wi-Fi calling support for AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is finally here. In addition to Wi-Fi calling, the update also includes the AT&T Advance Messaging to which brings the Internet Protocol Message Enabled (IPME), and the Messages Backup & Sync feature. The update also carries the Android security patch containing the month of July patches. The update will bump up the Galaxy S7 Android OS to build version number MMB29M.G930AUCU2APG1, whilst the Galaxy S7 edge will move to build version MMB29M.G935AUCU2APG1.

The following  is changelog released notes and the update's technical details.

What's New in UCU2APG1 Update:

  • Setup and Transfer
  • Wi-Fi Calling
  • AT&T Advance Messaging - Internet Protocol Message Enabled (IPME)
  • AT&T Messages Backup & Sync feature (AMBS) Phase 3

What are the Technical details:


AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930AUCU2APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCU2APG1

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935AUCU2APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935AUCU2APG1


The update is live via Over-The-Air OTA update and weighs at 597MB i size. The roll out will take place in stages, so it might arrive on some devices much earlier, while others might also be late.

Telus, Bell, Rogers Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Receives Improved Wi-FiCalling and July Security Patch Update (VLU1APG1)

All major and minor Canadian carriers Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge has started receiving the Android Security patch update for July.  The update also includes the Wi-Fi calling improvements, and resolves several bug fixes. Noting that there were some downside have been found in April's released. The previous update had been reportedly causing battery draining problem. So hope's this update would come out flawlessly and without any glitches.

Telus was the first carrier to released the said update, then followed by Rogers, Bell, and the rest of Canadian carriers, including Wind, Koodo, Fido, Videotron, Eastlink, and Virgin-Mobile to their own Galaxy S7 and S7 edge lineup. The Factory unlocked version of Canada's Galaxy S7 and S7 edge also get the same treatment. The update weighs at approximately 260MB in size and came out as build version MMB29M.G930W8VLU1APG1 for the Galaxy S7 and MMB29M.G935W8VLU1APG1 for the Galaxy S7 edge devices.

What New in July's update:

  • Wi-Fi calling improvements.
  • Android Security Patch Update

What are the Technical details:


Galaxy S7 (SM-G930W8)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930W8VLU1APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8421152
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930W8VLU1APG1

Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935W8)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935W8VLU1APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8421152
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935W8VLU1APG1

Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 edge July Security Patch Update (VPS2APG1)

The July security patch update is now heading its way to Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users in the United States. As it is briefly noted, the update brings nothing more any new features but mainly the said Android security patches only. This released will address more than 40 Android security vulnerabilities, including the vulnerability in audio service, according to an Android security bulletin. But there are no exploitation of the said vulnerabilities has yet been reported, the bulletin said.

The update weighs at 47 MB in size and the rolling out starts from July 21 and will be completed by August 5, 2016. It will arrive as build version MMB29M.G930PVPS2APG1 for the Galaxy S7, and MMB29M.G935PVPS2APG1 on Galaxy S7 edge.

What's New in VPS2APG1 update:
  • July Android Security Patch

What are the Technical details:

Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930PVPS2APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8196840
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPS2APG1

Sprint Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935PVPS2APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8196840
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935PVPS2APG1

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge July Security Patch Update (VRS2APF2)

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge yet received another OTA update earlier today. According to the big red's released notes, the update will bring the new Android security patches that covers its fixes for the month of July. This release is part of the monthly Security Maintenance Release (SMR) process. The patch will address more than 40 security vulnerabilities, including the vulnerability in audio service, a remote code execution that could affect device through multiple methods such as email, web browsing, and MMS when processing media files. But yet there are no exploitation of the said vulnerabilities has yet been reported, according to an Android security bulletin.

The update came out as build version MMB29M.G930VVRS2APF2 on Verizon Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V), while the Verizon Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935V) got the build version MMB29M.G935VVRS2APF2.

What's New in VRS2APF2 Update:
  • June Android Security patch update

What are the Technical details:

Verizon Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930VVRS2APF2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930VVRS2APF2

Verizon Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935V)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935VVRS2APF2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935VVRS2APF2

The update is released in stages, but the rolls out might run into several days before it covers all Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users in the United States. You can manually check it out via Wi-Fi and Over-The-Air  OTA update and or by using the Verizon’s software upgrade assistant itself.


Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge July Security Patch Update (G930F/G935F S1APG3)

The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge international variant is getting another Android security patch update. This over-the-air OTA update will improved the device security and covers for the month of June.  Along with it is several bug fixes and system enhancements.

It is said to resolve occasional issues like the recorded video flickering problem during playback, unable to save files to the SD card, and the Power saving mode issue while using Google Now.  A small revamp to the icon location cycle while using Always On Display also receives some tweaks to improved screen clarity, according to the released notes.

What's New in the Update


Improved Performance:
  • The icon location cycle has been changed to improved screen clarity when AOD (Always On Display) is used.

Other Bug fixes: 
  •  An occasional cover recognition issue has been resolved.
  • An issue where initial video playback flickers after recording has been resolved.
  • An issue where Power saving mode could not be disabled whole Google Now is running has been resolved.
  • An occasional issue that prevented saving files to SD cards has been resolved.

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Receive June and July Security PatchUpdate (UVU3APG1)

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have missed out the Android security update last month, but yet today the U.S. carrier has started deploying an OTA update for the said devices. Yes, this release is part of the monthly security fixes to which covers both June and July, according to T-Mobile. The update will not only enhanced the device security for this month but also aims to various system improvements. The update dubbed as build version MMB29M.G930TUVU3APG1 lands on galaxy S7, while the Galaxy S7 edge will get the build version MMB29M.G930TUVU3APG1.

What's New in update build version MMB29M.G930TUVU3APG1 and MMB29M.G930TUVU3APG1 :
  • Google Security fix
  • June and July security maintenance release
  • Various system improvements

What are the Technical details of the update:

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 (SM-G930T)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930TUVU3APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8439036
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930TUVU3APG1

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 (SM-G935T)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935TUVU3APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8439036
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935TUVU3APG1
The Over-The-Air OTA update weighs at 340 MB in file size.


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


  • 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.

How to Update the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Thru Smart Switch?


The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Smart Switch for PC. You may head over to your  local Samsung support page from where you can download the Smart Switch from there, and install it in your PCs or Mac computer. Once you installed the Smart Switch, all you need is connect your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge into your PC using the USB data cable, then simply run and follow Smart Switch on-screen’s software update instruction.

For those who have a rooted Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, you folks might need to download the stock firmware itself – Galaxy S7 Firmware, as you may no longer get the Over The air update as long as your device has been rooted or modified .  This process will completely unroot and remove any modification in your Galaxy S7 and S7 edge phone and restores it back to its official or factory default firmware.

Source: T-Mobile