Sprint Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge Updates G930PVPS4APK1 & G935PVPS4APK1

Sprint has pushed an OTA update that contains the November Android security patches on Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. It is eventually just a small OTA update that weighs at around 50 MB in file size. So by judging how small the file size is, it is surely just another Android Security Maintenance Release (SMR) to which came from Google itself.

The update has bumped up the Galaxy S7 current Android Marshmallow OS to build version G930PVPS4APK1. While on the other the Galaxy S7 edge has also moved to build version G935PVPS4APK1.

What’s New?

  • November Security patches
  • Device stability improvements
  • General bug fixes and other system enhancements

Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P) details :

 Android versionMarshmallow 6.0.1
 Android security patch levelNovember 1, 2016
 Baseband versionG930PVPS4APK1
 Kernel version3.18.20-9053331
 Build numberMMB29M.G930PVPS4APK1

Sprint Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935P) details : 

 Android version Marshmallow 6.0.1
 Android security patch levelNovember 1, 2016
 Baseband versionG935PVPS4APK1
 Kernel version3.18.20-9053331
 Build numberMMB29M.G935PVPS4APK1

Previous updates :

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: October 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930PVPS4APJ2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9053331
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPS4APJ2

Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935P)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: October 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935PVPS4APJ2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9053331
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935PVPS4APJ2

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.