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.


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: Verizon support page