Galaxy S7 edge Nougat Update G935FXXU1DQB3 Released in UK

United Kingdom owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935F) has started receiving another round of Android Nougat updates. The Over-The-Air (OTA) update dubbed as build version NRD90M G935FXXU1DQB3 has rolled out in the region for the entire week. This is the second official Android Nougat update that we have seen released in the UK alone, right after the Galaxy beta program ended last few weeks ago. Noting that only UK users whom only got the privilege of joining the said Nougat beta testing, way back in December. Therefore, this consecutive Nougat updates for Galaxy S7 edge owners in UK are no longer quite surprising.

Anyways, this Nougat update is far better as it includes several bug-fixes,  bunch of improvements for the device stability, and lots of system enhancements. There are also some handy new features, including some additional pre-installed applications.

Android Nougat Update version G935FXXU1DQB3  details:

  • Device: Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Model number: SM-G935F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G935FXXU1DQB1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-10422490
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935FXXU1DQB3
  • AP: G935FXXU1DQB3
  • CP: G935FXXU1DQB1
  • CSC: G935FOXA1DQB1
  • Release date: January 7, 2017

This Nougat update version G935FXXU1DQB3 weighed at 98.11 MB in size and its available either via Over-The-Air OTA or by using Kies or Smart Switch for PC. Again, it is only released and available in United Kingdom as of this moment, but might also soon sent out through the rest of Europe regions.

How to update Galaxy S7 edge G935F 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 edge G935F 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 Galaxy S7 edge 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.