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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:





AT&T Galaxy S7 Active Android 7.0 Nougat Updates version G891AUCU2BQB2 Rolling Out

If you owned the rugged version of the Samsung Galaxy S7 which is only the AT&T Galaxy S7 Active (SM-G891A), you folks will also start to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat updates.  Earlier today, AT&T has officially announced the deployment of the said Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade for your devices. While AT&T have already sent out the Nougat updates for its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge devices last month, now its time for the Galaxy S7 Active owners as well.

Along with all the Android Nougat goodies it also includes the latest Android security patch update.  There were also new Samsung bloatware added, including the Samsung Cloud and Samsung Pass. While the AT&T Address Book app will be gone for good with this update.

The update will bump AT&T Galaxy S7 Active from its current Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS to Android 7.0 Nougat dubbed as build version G891AUCU2BQB2. The update is officially live via Over-The-Air and clocks in at 1.58GB in size. So if you have a AT&t galaxy S7 Active make sure to start firing up that update menu in your device settings.  But keep in mind that the update is likely a staged release, and it may take into several days to reach everyone's devices.

AT&T Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and S7 Active Update version - G930AUCS4API2 & G935AUCS4API2

AT&T is rolling out the September Security Patch update for Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, and S7 edge Active. The Over-The-Air update weighs at 47 MB to which considerably one of the smallest update we have seen.  Since the update's size is way too small, we cannot expect any additional features other than the said Android Security Patch.  The September security packaged addresses more than 60 Google Security vulnerability and 9 Samsung vulnerabilities and exposures, according to Samsung mobile security bulletin.

What’s New in Update build UCS4API2:

  • Android device security enhancements for the month of September

What are the Technical details?


AT&T Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS4API2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS4API2

AT&T Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935AUCS4API2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935AUCS4API2

AT&T Galaxy S7 Active  (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: September 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G891AUCS2API2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8737252
  • Build number: MMB29M.G891AUCS2API2

AT&T Updates Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge for June Android Security Patch (UCS2APF2)

If you owns the AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge then you might got or going to receive a notification saying that a new update is available for download. The update is the Android Security Patch for June to which is part of the monthly security enhancements for the device that fixes the Android vulnerabilities. It's only a minor update compared to some of the previous updates to which brings nothing more any adverse effect nor noticeable changes to the device. This is the fourth update containing the Android security patch for the latter's Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge lineup alone.

The build version came in dubbed as MMB29M.G930AUCS2APF2 for the Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A), whilst the Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935) will receive the build version MMB29M.G935AUCS2APF2.

What's New:
  • This software update includes Android device security enhancements

What are the Technical details:
Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS2APF2
  • Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530dpi@SWHD7505 #1
  • Build Number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APF2

Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G935AUCS2APF2
  • Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530dpi@SWHD7505 #1
  • Build Number: MMB29M.G935AUCS2APF2


The update has started rolling out via Firmware Over-The-Air (OTA) and weighs at 44 MB in size. It is usually released in stages, so it might arrive on some devices much earlier and might also be later.