Verizon Galaxy S7 Official Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G930VVRU4BQA2

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are finally getting the official Android 7.0 Nougat updates. Few weeks earlier,  AT&T,  T-Mobile, and Sprint Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge has gotten its Android  7.0 Nougat updates. Now, its time for Verizon variants to receive the said Nougat goodies. Noting that Verizon was also part of the Galaxy Beta program and has released the Android Nougat beta way back in November, but for some undisclosed reasons the carrier has dropped its participation in December.  So this Nougat updates, has never been too much late for the Verizon  Galaxy S7 and S7 owners.

Anyways, for Verizon Galaxy S7 owners your device will receive the Nougat update dubbed as build version G930VVRU4BQA2. While for those who owns the Galaxy S7 edge will also bump to build version G935VVRU4BQA2.  Your device will receive the Nougat updates either it is running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow or on the Android Nougat beta.

Here are the details for the Verizon Galaxy S7 Nougat update.

Android 7.0 Nougat update version G930VVRU4BQA2

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: February 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G930VVRU4BQA2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930VVRU4BQA2

These updates were released via Over-The-Air (OTA) and weighs at approximately 1.3 GB in size. So make sure to hit the update menu in your device settings if you haven't received the notification message yet.  Again, the roll out usually takes in stages, so if you haven't seen it coming, just keep on checking or at-least give a day or two.

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

How to update Verizon Galaxy S7 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 Galaxy S7 Android OS to Nougat.

[Thank's to Kyle]