Galaxy S7 G930F Nougat Update G930FXXU1DQB3

An official Android 7.0 Nougat dubbed as build version G930FXXU1DQB3  is recently released on Galaxy S7 in UK.  This is the second Nougat update we've seen landed on Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F and the Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935F, while other Galaxy S7 and S7 edge models particularly in the United States haven't started to roll out yet.

Though both countries took part of the Galaxy Beta program, of which some select Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners has joined the Nougat beta testing way back in December.  But one thing for sure the said Nougat updates is already here and only time can tell to when that massive roll out begins.

Anyway, this Nougat update 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 G930FXXU1DQB3 details:

  • Device: Galaxy S7
  • Model number: SM-G930F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G930FXXU1DQB1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-10422490
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930FXXU1DQB3
  • AP: G930FXXU1DQB3
  • CP: G930FXXU1DQB1
  • CSC: G905FOXA1DQB1
  • Release date: January 7, 2017
  • Previous update:  G930FXXU1DPLT

This Nougat update version G930FXXU1DQB3 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 G930F 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  G930F 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  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.