Galaxy S7 May 2017 Android Security Updates 5/1/2017-5/31/2017

The Samsung Galaxy S7 has received the monthly Android security updates. This time, we are going to tackle an update that contains the May 1, 2017 Android Security Patch Level.

Out here, we are rounding up each release build version according to regions and mobile network providers across the world.

What New in May 2017 Android Security Updates


The May 2017 Android device monthly Security Maintenance Release (SMR) brings 50 patches from Google and 11 from Samsung's vulnerabilities and exposures, according to Samsung Mobile Security Bulletin.
http://security.samsungmobile.com/smrupdate.html#SMR-MAY-2017




T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Receiving May Security Updates

New software updates hitting on T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. These updates is said to bring the April and May Android Security patches. The Galaxy S7 current Android 7.0 Nougat has bumped-up to version G930TTMB4BQE1 from G930TUVS4BQC1. While the Galaxy S7 edge on the other hand, has moved to version G935TTMB4BQE1 from G935TUVS4BQC1.
Both devices receives the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level. Since T-Mobile  missed-out the released of the April security patches, so this simply means that it's already covered in these updates.

Anyways, these is just a small updates that weights at around 47 MB in size.
Here goes the update details:

  • What’s New: April/May security updates

Android Security Updates includes May 1 2017 Hitting AT&T Galaxy S7, S7edge, and S7 Active

Just a heads-up for AT&T Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, and the Galaxy S7 active users.  AT&T has just rolled out a new update containing the May 1,  2017 Android security patch level.  These release are now the 4th Android 7.0 Nougat updates hitting on AT&T's S7, S7 edge and S7 active alone. All of these were only a minor OTA updates that clocks at 40 MB in file size for each mentioned devices.

Here goes the update details:





Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Receives May 2017 Android Security Updates

Verizon has pushed an OTA update for the Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V)  and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935V) that includes the May 1, 2017 Android Security Updates. The update has bumped up the Galaxy S7 recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version  NRD90M.G930VVRS4BQC9 from an earlier version NRD90M.G930VVRU4BQC5. While the Galaxy S7 edge also moved to  NRD90M.G935VVRS4BQC9 from NRD90M.G935VVRU4BQC5.

Along with the latest Android security patches, the update also includes some improvements to optimize the device performance, resolve known issues. Noting that the previous update Verizon has provided the latest enhancements for Enterprise customers,  of which has brings the One Talk support that allows users to connect their office and mobile devices using a single number.



Here goes the technical details of each updates:

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge April 2017 Security Patch Updates (G930AUCU4BQD4 - G935AUCU4BQD4)

AT&T is sending an update on Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G90A) and Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935A) that brings the April 1, 2017 Android security patch level. The update also includes several fixes, such as Advanced Messaging, AT&T Messages Backup & Sync, Wi-Fi calling. While it also serve an additional improvements to Video Calling  and other various fixes and improvements to system related stuff.

The AT&T Galaxy S7  has bumped-up its current Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version G930AUCU4BQD4 from previous version G930AUCS4BQC2. While the Galaxy S7 edge also moved to version G935AUCU4BQD4 from G930AUCS4BQC2.

Here are the updates details:



April 2017 Security Updates Hitting on Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 edge -G930PVPU4BQD2/G935PVPU4BQD2

Yet another month has passed and so does another monthly Android security patch updates coming Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.  This time around, it is Sprint pushing the April 1, 2017 Android security patch level on its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P) will now move its current Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version G930PVPU4BQD2 from G930PVPS4BQC1. While the Galaxy S7 edge  (SM-G935P) will also bump to version G935PVPU4BQD2 from G935PVPS4BQC1.




What’s New in The Update?

  • April 1, 2017 Security Patches
  • General bug fixes and system improvements, including an an increase in battery life performance

US Unlocked Galaxy S7 Edge G935U Android 7.0 Nougat Update Rolling Out Now

When it comes to OTA updates the US factory unlocked Galaxy S7 G930U and S7 edge G935U are the ones that seems always left behind. If you owned one you may already noticed that you device are getting slower updates compared to the carrier variants.

Since the Android 7.0 Nougat update is already pushed to all carrier variants, Samsung has also started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 edge.  While the Galaxy S7 might also follow within this week.  Yet it may also getting a bit late but an update still an update and the long wait has finally over.

So if you owned the Galaxy S7 edge G935U, you may check the update via Over-The-Air, or look for the stock firmware and install it manually.  The update came out as build version G935UUEU4BQD2. It brings all the Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, and also the security patch level for April 2017.

Here are the details:


Device Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935U
  • Android version - 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level - April  1, 2017
  • Baseband version - G935UUEU4BQD2
  • Kernel version - 3.18.20-10860000
  • Build number - NRD90M.G935UUEU4BQD2
  • Build date -Tue 11 April 2017

Verizon Pushed One Talk Support and April 2017 Security Updates on Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Verizon Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge are now getting an update that apparently brings Verizon One Talk support features and applies the April  1, 2017 Android security patch level.  It also includes an update for the Amazon app that has bumped the version to (v 8.1.1).

The update came out as version NRD90M. G930VVRU4BQC5 for Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V) and NRD90M. G935VVRU4BQC5 for Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935V). For the record, this released are now the 3rd Android 7.0 Nougat updates landed on both devices.

Here are the details:
  • This software update provides the latest enhancements for Enterprise customers.
  • The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge now supports One Talk, connecting your office and mobile devices with one number.
  • Amazon Shopping (version 8.1.1)