Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Receiving Updates version G930FXXU1DQC4/G935FXXU1DQC4 in England

England's Galaxy S7 SM-G930F and the Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935F receives  an updates to the Android 7.0 Nougat. For some reasons, these updates have been already seen rolled out to select European countries a week earlier.  These updates brings the 1 February 2017 Android security patch level, so the released is quite a bit delayed since it's already April and we are now expecting the March 2017 security updates.

The Galaxy S7 has moved its current Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version G930FXXU1DQC4. Whilst, the Galaxy S7 edge also bumped to version G935FXXU1DQC4.

Here are the details:

Galaxy S7 SM-G930FGalaxy S7 edge SM-G935F

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: 1 February 2017
  • Baseband version: G935FXXU1DQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10422490
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930FXXU1DQC4
  • AP: G930FXXU1DQC1
  • CP: G930FXXU1DQC2
  • CSC: G930FOXA1DQB1
  • Build date:  24  Feb. 2017

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: 1 February 2017
  • Baseband version: G935FXXU1DQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10422490
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935FXXU1DQC4
  • AP: G935FXXU1DQC1
  • CP: G935FXXU1DQC2
  • CSC: G935FOXA1DQB1
  • Build date:  24  Feb. 2017

These updates were released in stages and are now available either via Over-The-Air OTA or through Samsung Smart Switch for PC.

How to update a Galaxy S7 or a Galaxy S7 edge via Over-The-Air OTA

  • 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 or S7 edge Using Kies/Smart Switch for PC

The second method is a firmware update through Kies or 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 or 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.