Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Android 8.0 Oreo Updates

Here comes the much awaited Android 8.0 Oreo updates for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The Oreo upgrade are also equipped with Samsung Experience 9.0  and a lot of new stuff to brag about. All of these update has been headed to each Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge variants across the globe, but it's exact arrival will also take some time to other places.

Android Oreo Updates for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge  in United States

AT&T started rolling the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge  Oreo update on June 9. The update not only comes with an Oreo but also enables the Mobile Hotspot APN and FirstNet IOC2 support.

April 2018 Android Security Updates for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Here comes April 2018 Android Security Updates for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge devices across the world. These updates are all still based in Android 7.0 Nougat as the Android Oreo updates are nearly approaching this coming June.

Again, these updates will only add-up the April 2018 Android Security Paches and there is nothing more to expect for but might also includes various bug fixes.

You may check out the following table below according to your device model number and or carrier providers. Noting that each variants will get an update in phases, so be patient as you will get your update sooner.

United States Carriers Including the Factory unlocked variant: 

Carrier Galaxy S7 Galaxy S7 Edge
T-Mobile G930TUVU4CRF1  G935TUVU4CRF1 
Sprint G930PVPU4BQD2 G935PVPU4BQD2
Verizon G930VVRS4BRC3 G935VVRS4BRC3
US Unlocked G935UUEU4BRD1 G935UUEU4BRD1

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Meltdown and Spectre Migration Patches with March 2018 Android Security Updates

Here comes another round of updates for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge within this month of March 2018. Unlike any previous released, these updates deals the Meltdown Spectre and Migration Patches, while also bumping up the devices Android Security Patch level to March 1, 2018. In short, these updates brings fixes for Android OS vulnerabilities, and it does not bring any further changes to its features and other application.

So here goes  the updates for each Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S& edge variants.  Just make sure your precious Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge should received these important treatment to deal with this two huge security issues in the form of Meltdown and Spectre.

2018 February Security Updates Landed on Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Yet the monthly Android security updates has once again making it rounds on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge devices. This time the updates around here are the following updates the bumps-up the Android security patch level to February 1, 2018.

However, Samsung  hasn't fully rolled out the said updates for this month in the United States. While there are several specific carriers and countries has gotten the monthly security update treatment, but some devices hasn't received it yet.

2018 January Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Updates includes Meltdown and Spectre migration patches

Here are the updates hitting the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge that brings up the Android security updates for January 2018. But nevertheless, these updates also includes the latest "Meltdown" and "Spectre" migration patches. The said fixes is about the recently found  critical vulnerabilities in modern processors in computers including the mobile phones.
Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other programs, a malicious program can exploit Meltdown and Spectre to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other running programs. This might include your passwords stored in a password manager or browser, your personal photos, emails, instant messages and even business-critical documents.