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

How to update 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.

That’s it. You may then head-over in your device settings to check if the Android OS version have been updated into this version.