Telstra and Optus Released the March 2017 Security Updates on Galaxy S7and S7 edge

It seems like Australian carriers  such as Telstra and  Optus are releasing the March 2017 Android security patch updates on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Telstra has announced the  approval of the new updates and the rolling out begins on April 7. However, Optus and will also follow in mid-April hence the update has just recently approved and are now just awaiting for the deployment.

These security updates will not bring any significant changes to the recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS. But it also includes an  updates to select Samsung applications, while the rest are other global bug fixes, stability and performance improvements .



What's New in the Updates?


  1. Samsung Android Security Updates (March 2017)

  2. Samsung applications update

  3. Other global bug fixes, stability and performance improvements

Optus Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Optus - Galaxy S7 SM-G930F Optus - Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935F


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)

  • Android security patch level: 1 March 2017

  • Baseband version: G930FXXU1DQBH

  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10422490

  • Build number: MMB29M.G930FXXS1DQCE

  • AP: G930FXXS1DQCE

  • CP: G930FXXU1DQBH

  • CSC: G930FOPS1DQB9



  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)

  • Android security patch level: 1 March 2017

  • Baseband version: G935FXXU1DQBH

  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10422490

  • Build number: MMB29M.G935FXXS1DQCE

  • AP: G935FXXS1DQCE

  • CP: G935FXXU1DQBH

  • CSC: G935FOPS1DQB9


Telstra  Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge


Telstra - Galaxy S7 SM-G930F Telstra - Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935F


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)

  • Android security patch level: 1 March 2017

  • Baseband version: G930FXXU1DQB3

  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10422490

  • Build number: MMB29M.G935FXXS1DQC9

  • AP: G930FXXS1DQC9

  • CP: G930FXXU1DQB3

  • CSC: G930FTEL1DQB5



  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)

  • Android security patch level: 1 March 2017

  • Baseband version: G935FXXU1DQB3

  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10422490

  • Build number: MMB29M.G935FXXS1DQC9

  • AP: G935FXXS1DQC9

  • CP: G935FXXU1DQB3

  • CSC: G935FTEL1DQB5


To check for the availability of these updates, simply head on to your device settings.  From Home screen > tap on Settings > About device and then Check for the update.

How to update Galaxy S7 and a Galaxy 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 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 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 Samsung Galaxy S7  or a 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 USB data cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.

  2. Connect the other end of the USB data cable to your phone.

  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.