T-Mobile Galaxy S7 Official Nougat Update version G930TUVU4BQB1 Rolling Out

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Nougat update has finally rolling out. The first official  Android 7.0 Nougat firmware dubbed as build version  G930TUVU4BQB1 has started hitting today.

As per T-Mobile announcements, both Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat updates will going to start on February 20, 2017, but the release was unexpectedly came earlier as we thought.

Here are the technical details of the said Nougat update:
  • Model number:  SM-G930T
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: February 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G930TUVU4BQB1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-10376601
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930TUVU4BQB1
  • AP: G930TUVU4BQB1
  • CP: G930TUVU4BQB1
  • CSC: G930TMB4BQB1
  • Release date: February 20, 2017
  • File size: 116 MB

The update is now live via Over-The-Air as we speak. To get the update simply head to your phone’s Settings > About device > Check software update.

Android Nougat Updates Features

  • 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  Galaxy S7 via Over-The-Air

  • Make your phone's battery is fully recharged 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 Galaxy S7 Android OS.