Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat Updates to version G930PVPU4BQAA/G935PVPU4BQAA

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge official Android 7.0 Nougat has finally arrived! While US carriers such as T-Mobile and AT&T has also released the Nougat updates few days ago, now it is time for all Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners to get Nougat goodies.

The Nougat beta program have been running since December 2016. So it just took out around several weeks before this final release version now held available for the public to enjoy.

Anyways, Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P) users will receive the Nougat update dubbed as version G930PVPU4BQAA. Whilst  for the Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935P) users will also get the Nougat update version G935PVPU4BQAA.  Both devices will get an Over-The-Air (OTA) update that weighs at 1.3 GB in size.

So it much better to grab your phone right now and check the updates if you owned one of the said phones.

Here are the new features of the Android Nougat just in-case you might forget or you might also wanna know about the new stuff it brings.

What’s new in Android Nougat Updates

  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Provides new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  • Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

Multi-Window Usability Improvements

A newly improved Multi-Window that allows users to easily adjust and controls the window size in split view.  Users can now access up to seven apps at the same time as the new pop-up window supports up to five separate windows in addition to the two split-views.

Improvements in Quick Panel and Notifications

The Quick Panel is redesigned into a much cleaner view. The title in the first panel’s depth icons have been removed. Whilst the second depth icons were lined-up into nine groups and are now much easier to locate.

The Notifications is added with Direct Reply support and are now also rearranged to display information.

Improved User’s Interface and Performance Mode

There are now four available modes such as the Optimized mode, Game mode, Entertainment mode, Entertainment mode, and High Performance mode.

The Optimized mode will now allows users to optimized and extends the battery life performance in the settings.

The Game mode also provides two additional functions  such as Game Launcher and Game Tools. Entertainment mode enhances the sound and image quality, while the High Performance mode is for setting up the best quality display settings.

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.