T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge getting September security updatesversion G930TUVU4APIA & G935TUVU4APIA

T-Mobile has just release the a software for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Both updates are still base in Android Marshmallow and it is not the much awaited Android Nougat update yet. These updates are still part of Google's Android security maintenance in monthly fashion, and this time it brings the September Android security patches. The Galaxy S7 receive the firmware build version to G930TUVU4APIA, while the Galaxy S7 edge will move to build version G935TUVU4APIA.

The update might also include some minor bug fixes and performance enhancements that hasn't been addressed in the initial changelog details. However, it does not bring some exciting new feature as it's only just a security patch update. It's something like it just takes good care of your personal data against the possibility of exploitation.

We've spotted these update hitting over the air (OTA), you may simply tap on your device settings, from Apps, look for the Settings gear icon and navigate to About Device and check if the update is ready for your device. You may also try to update your device using Samsung Smart Switch for PC if ever the OTA has gone too long for you to wait, or otherwise if the roll out hasn't yet available in your area.

What's New ?


  • Security updates
  • Various system improvements

The details


T-Mobile Galaxy S7 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update version G930TUVU4APIA
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930TUVU4APIA
  • Kernel version:3.18.20-9226516
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930TUVU4APIA

T-Mobile Galaxy S7 edge  Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update version G935TUVU4APIA
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935TUVU4APIA
  • Kernel version:3.18.20-9226516
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935TUVU4APIA

AT&T Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and S7 Active Update version - G930AUCS4API2 & G935AUCS4API2

AT&T is rolling out the September Security Patch update for Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, and S7 edge Active. The Over-The-Air update weighs at 47 MB to which considerably one of the smallest update we have seen.  Since the update's size is way too small, we cannot expect any additional features other than the said Android Security Patch.  The September security packaged addresses more than 60 Google Security vulnerability and 9 Samsung vulnerabilities and exposures, according to Samsung mobile security bulletin.

What’s New in Update build UCS4API2:

  • Android device security enhancements for the month of September

What are the Technical details?


AT&T Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS4API2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS4API2

AT&T Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935AUCS4API2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935AUCS4API2

AT&T Galaxy S7 Active  (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G891AUCS2API2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8737252
  • Build number: MMB29M.G891AUCS2API2

Rogers, Telus, Bell and Unlocked Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Receives September Android Security Patch Updates to version G930W8VLU2API1 & G935W8VLU2API1

All of the major Canadian carriers Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has started receiving the September Android Security patch update. This update will bump up the Canada's Galaxy S7 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS to build version G930W8VLU2API1. Whilst the Galaxy S7 edge will also move up to build version G935W8VLU2API1.

The update is recently hitting through Rogers, Telus, Bell, Koodo, Fido, Wind, and the unlocked Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. But all of Canada's  major carrier, including its sub-carriers might as well follow very soon.

Here are the technical details of the September Android Security Patch update build version G930W8VLU2API1 (for Galaxy S7)and G935W8VLU2API1 (for Gaalxy S7 edge):

What New in "VLU2API1" Update:


  • September Android Security Patch Update

What are the Technical details:


Galaxy S7 (SM-G930W8)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930W8VLU2API1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9105000
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930W8VLU2API1

Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935W8)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935W8VLU2API1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9105000
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935W8VLU2API1



In addition, the September Android Security Patch package address 66 Google patches along with 9 Samsung vulnerabilities and exposures. These patches were classified into its severity, some is referred to as critical issues, while the rest are at high and medium security vulnerabilities. The said security vulnerabilities can be executed by means of remote code access such as email, web browsing, and processing multi-media files. However, there are no any incident of exploitation being reported from active customers to the said Android security vulnerabilities, according to Android security bulletin.


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 PC 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 Stock Firmware and Galaxy S7 edge Stock 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.

Verizon Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge Updates version G930VVRS4APH1 & G935VVRS4APH1

Another OTA update for Verizon Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V) & Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935V) has started to roll out. The said update brings an optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches, according to Verizon. It came out as build version G930VVRS4APH1 for the Galaxy S7 and G935VVRS4APH1 for the Galaxy S7 edge.

It basically only brings the September Security Patches and there is nothing more any features unlike the previous release build VRU2APG5 that added up the FM Radio and the standalone Barcode scanner.
What's New
  • Optimize device performance,
  • Resolve known issues
  • Apply the latest security patches.

What are the technical details:
Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V)

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930VVRS4APH1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930VVRS4APH1

Galaxy S7  edge (SM-G935V)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935VVRS4APH1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935VVRS4APH1

The update is live as we speak but might be released in stages. You can manually check it out via Over-The-Air and or by using the Verizon’s software upgrade assistant itself.

Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is getting SMS over WiFi and August/September Security Patch Update [G930PVPU2APH7]

Sprint has rolled out a security patch update for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge to which covers the month of August and September 2016 fixes.  The update will bring the Touch improvements, as well as it also enable the Short Message Service (SMS) over WiFi, and it has several fixes including the Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi), Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) and the Additional SOS message issues. It also includes the Battery draining problem when the phone is use in China. The update has bumped up to build version G930PVPU2APH7 (for Galaxy S7) and G935PVPU2APH7 (for Galaxy S7 edge) from the previous version G930PVPS2APG1 and G935PVPS2APG1.

What’s New in VPU2APH7 update:
  • August 2016 Android Security Patches
  • Improved Touch
  • SMS over WiFi
  • Additional SOS message fixes
  • VoWiFi fixes
  • RSSI fix
  • Battery drain issue in China


What are the Technical details:

Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930PVPU2APH7
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9053331
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APH7

Sprint Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935PVPU2APH7
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9053331
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935PVPU2APH7


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, and Galaxy S7 edge  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.

[Thanks to Billy]

Europe's Unlocked Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Getting Cloud and SeptemberSecurity Patch Update [U1BPHJ]

Those who owns the unlocked version of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Europe should start seeing an OTA update this month. This update brings the Samsung Cloud feature and an improvements to bluetooth and NFC (Near Field Communication). This update is still part of the Android security maintenance to which is release once in every month. So this time it's the September Security Patch update to which addresses several Android vulnerabilities.

The September 2016 packages contains around 60+ Google and Samsung patches,  according to Samsung Mobile Security bulletin.
The update will came out as build version number MMB29M.G930FXXU1BPHJ if you have the Galaxy S7. Whilst the Galaxy S7 edge owners will receive the build version MMB29M.G935FXXU1BPHJ.

What’s New in U1BPHJ Update:


  • Improve performance: Bluetooth, and NFC
  • Samsung Cloud added
  • August Security patch update
  • Bug fixes

What are the Technical details:


Galaxy S7 SM-G930F
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G930FXXU1BPHJ
  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-9113173
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930FXXU1BPHJ
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016

Galaxy S7 SM-G935F
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G935FXXU1BPHJ
  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-9113173
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935FXXU1BPHJ
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016

The update is simultaneously released via Over-The-Air OTA and through Samsung Smart Switch for PC. This update file size is just around 263 MB, to which consider far small than a minor OTA update.

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.

Verizon Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge FM Radio Updates version G930VVRU2APG5 & G935VVRU2APG5

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has gotten an OTA update that brings FM Radio. There are also several improvements added like the reduction of HD Voice call drops, and addresses issues to the unintentional random reboots.  The update will now also allows the Samsung Pay to be able to scan a barcode without the need of any separate barcode scanner app.

This update came out as build version G930VVRU2APG5 for the Verizon Galaxy S7, while the Verizon Galaxy S7 edge will get the  build version G935VVRU2APG5.
What's New:
This software update provides HD Voice performance improvements, and new Galaxy features, such as support for NextRadio and Barcode Beaming for UPC codes.

Updates and improvements:
  • Reduces HD Voice call drops
  • Improvements to prevent the device from unintentional powering off and restarting

What are the technical details:
Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V)

  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930VVRU2APG5
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930VVRU2APG5

Galaxy S7  edge (SM-G935V)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935VVRU2APG5
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935VVRU2APG5

The update is live as we speak but might be released in stages. You can manually check it out via Over-The-Air and or by using the Verizon’s software upgrade assistant itself.