G930UUEU4APL2 US Unlocked Galaxy S7 G930U Updates

A new update dubbed as build version G930UUEU4APL2 is heading it way to the unlocked Galaxy S7 SM-G930U in the United States.
The update includes the new Android security patches that covers the month of December 2016. The update also contains several bug-fixes for the device stability, along with general system enhancements and further improvements to performance. The update will be hitting all unlocked Galaxy S7 in the entire United States this week but the roll out will run for a couple of weeks.

Noting that this particular Galaxy S7 variant hasn't been receiving new updates for the past couple of months. It has been almost around three months long since this device receive the Android security updates. It all seems that this device will only get a quarterly security updates instead of the usual monthly basis.

Galaxy S7 SM-G930U Update version G930UUEU4APL2

What's new: Android security updates
Build version details:
  • Model number: SAMSUNG-SM-G930U
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: December 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930UUEU4APL2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9978521
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930UUEU4APL2
  • AP: G930UUEU4APL2
  • CP: G930UUEU4APL2
  • CSC: G930UOYM4APL2
  • Release date: January 9, 2017

If you haven’t received the update's notification message, you may check for it manually. To do so, simply head on to your device settings -> From Home screen > tap on Settings > About device and then Check for the update.

This update requires the previous released version G930UUEU4API3.
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930UUEU4API3
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-9049622
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930UUEU4API3
  • AP: G930UUEU4API3
  • CP: G930UUEU4API3
  • CSC: G930UOYM4API3
  • Release date: October 10, 2016

How to update Galaxy S7 G930U 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 device > 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 Galaxy S7 G930U Using Smart Switch for PC

The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Smart Switch for PC. You may head over to Samsung support page to where you can download the Smart Switch for PC, and then install it in your PC or Mac computer. Once you installed the Smart Switch, all you need is connect your Samsung Galaxy S7 into your PC using the USB data cable, then simply run and follow Smart Switch on-screen’s software update instruction.
  1. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  2. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  3. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
  4. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
  5. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
  6. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
  7. Click OK to proceed.Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.