G930W8VLU2API1 Canada Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Stock Firmware

Canada's Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8 official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow stock firmware release version G930W8VLU2API1.

DeviceGalaxy S7 SM-G930W8
Android version6.0.1 (Marshmallow OS)
Android security patch levelSeptember 1, 2016
Baseband versionG930W8VLU2API1
Kernel version3.18.14-9105000
Build numberMMB29K.G930W8VLU2API1
APG930W8VLU2API1
CPG930W8VLU2API1
CSCG930W8OYA2API1
Build dateThu 01 Sep 2016


Firmware G930W8VLU2API1 Packages:



Carrier CSCStock Firmware
Canada (Unlock version default)Link
TelusLink
BellLink
RogersLink
FreedomLink
FidoLink
KoodoLink
VideotronLink
Virgin-MobileLink
SasktelLink
EastlinkLink
MTSLink

Important Note: It is highly recommended to update the device to the latest firmware updates as it includes but not limited to, new or enhanced Apps and Features,  device stability, fixes and resolves known issues, additional improvements to the device performance such as camera, data connectivity, audio and video quality, and various system improvements.

You may check the newer firmware version here: Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8 (Canada variant) Stock Firmware

Stock firmware can only be use to restore the Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8 to its original Android OS state. It can be use only if and when the device has been modified in unauthorized way and no longer receives an OTA updates. It can unroot and fully restore it back to factory default settings.

Stock firmware were also a handy tool to fix if one have messed-up and ended up the device into a soft-bricked state, such as bootloop (the phone keeps on restarting all over and over again), or the phone just stuck in a Samsung logo splash screen.

Using a Stock firmware: How to Use Stock Firmware

Read the Full Guide: How to Restore Back Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Stock Firmware

Odin3 Flashing Procedures:

  • Recharge the phone or it should have at-least 50% remaining power.
  • Backup all important data stored in the phone's memory, such as contact, messages, music, videos, pictures, documents, and more.
  • Grab these tools:
    Odin3 Multi-flasher
    - Samsung smartphones USB driver.
  1. Extract the firmware package.
  2. Extract and run Odin3 multi-flasher .
  3. Reboot the phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons)
  4. Connect the phone to PC and wait until the recognized the phone
  5. Load the firmware file:
    - Single file - load in the AP button
    - Multiple packed  - load each file in Odin3's designated slots, such as AP, BL, CP, and CSC button
  6. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked.
  7. Click the Start button, wait for a couple minutes until the installation finishes.
You may also perform the factory data reset to obtain a fresher and cleaner firmware installation. Doing so after every new update is installed may avoid or get rid of any lag issues.
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