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October 2017 Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Updates aka The Blueborne Fix

Since we haven't seen massive updates on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge last month. It was supposed to be the released of the September 2017 security updates, but for unknown reasons there was only few devices receives the said monthly security patches.  But here goes the end of October, and hopefully we have seen that each devices got an update treatments.

The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge October security updates hasn't came alone. The update is also accompanied with Bluetooth vulnerability security patches dubbed as the "BlueBorne" fix.

The Blueborne were recently published by Armis Labs. and it defines how vulnerable and allows attackers to take control of devices via Bluetooth connection.
BlueBorne is an attack vector by which hackers can leverage Bluetooth connections to penetrate and take complete control over targeted devices. BlueBorne affects ordinary computers, mobile phones, and the expanding realm of IoT devices.

Here comes the updates of each devices, just make sure you may have one of these updates to ensure that your precious data stored in your device would not  get compromise by attackers. However, if you won't take the update, then you may not use the Bluetooth at all.  But, if you are an avid user of that Bluetooth feature in your devices, then you should considerably update it right now.


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




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 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:



AT&T Galaxy S7 March 2017 Security Updates version G930AUCS4BQC2

AT&T Galaxy S7 is getting its March 2017 Security updates. The carrier is pushing an update that has bumped the device recent Android 7.0 Nougat OS to version G930AUCS4BQC2 from G930AUCU4BQA6. It is just minor OTA update weighing at 50 MB in size, so we couldn't expect any further changes by judging to its size itself. But it may also have some minor fixes that targets the inner system of the device and are unnoticeable to users.

Anyways,  here are the details:
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS4BQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-10280464
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930AUCS4BQC2


AT&T Galaxy S7 Official Android Nougat Update version G930AUCU4BQA6 Released

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Android 7.0 Nougat update is finally here! It comes as build version G930AUCU4BQA6 and weighs at around 1. GB in size. Following T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat updates, owners of AT&T device has also started receiving the said Nougat updates. While the rest of US carriers might also respond soon.

The Android 7.0 Nougat update brings a lot of new features and changes. It also includes the most recent Android security patch dated as February 1, 2017.

Here are the details: 
  • Model number: SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: February 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G930AUCU4BQA6
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-10280464
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930AUCU4BQA6
  • AP: G930AUCU4BQA6
  • CP: G930AUCU4BQA6
  • CSC: G930AATT4BQA6
  • Release date: February 18, 2017

This update is now live via Over-The-Air even though AT&T's S7  and S7 edge support pages have been updated to reflect this Nougat update yet, but they surely do anytime soon.

AT&T Galaxy S7 Official Nougat Updates to version G930AUCU4BQA4 Spotted for Release

Since we already posted about AT&T's Galaxy S7 edge upcoming Nougat updates, therefore it's time to talk about AT&T Galaxy S7 Nougat updates as well.

For those who owns a AT&T Galaxy S7, you folks should also keep an eye of the upcoming Nougat update for your precious device.  Again, the much awaited Android Nougat updates has been around at AT&T’s public server for a quite some time now, but the very exact date to when the rolls out begins are still unknown.

Similar to Galaxy S7 edge update to version G935AUCU4BQA4 as we posted earlier, the Galaxy S7 will also soon receive an update to build version G930AUCU4BQA4. 

Here are build version details of the upcoming Nougat update for AT&T Galaxy S7  (SM-G930A).


Build version details:
  • Model number: SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G930AUCU4BQA4
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-10280464
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930AUCU4BQA4
  • AP: G930AUCU4BQA4
  • CP: G930AUCU4BQA4
  • CSC: G930AATT4BQA4
  • Release date: TBD

AT&T Galaxy S7 Firmware OTA Updates G930AUCS4APK1 Nougat

Here are AT&T Galaxy S7 SM-G930A list of firmware Over-The-Air OTA updates. Each updates were released on in a monthly basis since Google also deploys the Android security maintenance updates for the Android devices once in every months.

A new update generally brings new or enhanced features, including general bug fixes, improvements to device stability and performance. While the rest commonly targets and or allocates other system enhancements. The Google’s security updates basically contains the Android security patches and often alongside with several bug-fixes. Sometimes it also includes new features but however mostly there are no

AT&T Galaxy S7 Current Firmware Update version – G930AUCS4APK1
The release starts on November 18, 2016.  The update contains the November Android security patches.

 Build version G930AUCS4APK1 details :


Android version6.0.1  (Marshmallow)
Android security patch levelNovember 1, 2016
Baseband versionG930AUCS4APK1
Kernel version3.18.20-9439621
Build numberMMB29M.G930AUCS4APK1

AT&T Galaxy S7 Nougat OTA Updates


AT&T haven't participated the Samsung Galaxy beta program to which will allows some select beta participants to run and test the said Android Nougat on their Galaxy S7 before the official public release.

AT&T Galaxy S7 Marshmallow OTA Updates


The AT&T Galaxy S7 device originally runs in Android Marshmallow OS version 6.0.1 upon its market-launch.  But this device will be upgraded to Android Nougat OS version 7.0 in a due time.

All of these updates brings some new features, several fixes and system improvements. The only stuff that each update has one thing in common is the Android security maintenance that has been deployed in a monthly basis.

The below table provides info about the latest Android firmware updates on AT&T Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A). Each of these updates are differentiated in an Android OS version and were also specified to each build version numbers.

AT&T Galaxy S7 Updates History: 



Build versionDetails
G930AUCS4APK1Android version: 6.0.1
Android security patch level: November 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCS4APK1
Kernel version: 3.18.20-9439621
Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS4APK1
  • Release date: November 18, 2016
  • Features/Changes: November Android Security updates

G930AUCS4APJ4Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCS4APJ4
Kernel version: 3.18.20-943921
Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS4APJ4
  • Release date: November 8, 2016
  • Features/Changes:
    - Full screen -  Mobile Video service
    - October Android security updates
    - Improved volume for Enhanced Push To Talk (ePTT) and fix for calls failing to go to Voice Mail when calling non-LTE devices

G930AUCS4API2Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCS4API2
Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS4API2
  • Release date: September 26, 2016
  • Features/Changes: September Android security updates

G930AUCS2APH1Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: August 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCS2APH1
Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APH1
  • Release date: August 25, 2016
  • Features/Changes: August Android Security updates

G930AUCU2APG1Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCU2APG1
Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCU2APG1
  • Release date: July 27, 2016
  • Features/Changes:
    - Setup and Transfer.
    - Wi-Fi Calling.
    - AT&T Advance Messaging
    - AT&T Messages Backup & Sync feature

G930AUCS2APF2Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: June 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCS2APF2
Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530
Build Number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APF2
  • Release date: June 17, 2016
  • Features/Changes: Enhanced Security update for June

G930AUCS2APE1Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: April 2, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCS2APE1
Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530
Build Number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APE1
  • Release date: May 12, 2016
  • Features/Changes: Enhanced Security update for May

G930AUCU2APD1Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: April 2, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCU2APD1
Kernel version: 3.18.20-7617530
Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCU2APD1
  • Release date: April 20, 2016
  • Features/Changes:
    - DTV Widget added to Home Screen
    - Improves home and volume keys responsiveness
    - Improves WIFI performance when using BTLE
    - Other performance and security enhancements

G930AUCS2APC2Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: February 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930AUCS2APC2
Kernel version: 3.18.20-7193387
Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APC2
  • Release date: March 18, 2016
  • Features/Changes: Enhanced Security update



If ever your Galaxy S7 haven’t received any of those listed updates, you can check for it manually. To do so, simply head to your phone's Settings > About device > Check software update.

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge updates version G930AUCS4APK1 & G935AUCS4APK1

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are getting an OTA update that has just bumped up the device Android Security patch level to November 1, 2016. The update will now move the AT&T's Galaxy S7 to version G930AUCS4APK1 while the Galaxy S7 edge to version G935AUCS4APK1. It's basically a minor OTA update considering it file size for just around 50 MB, so we cannot expect anything new about it. The update is still base in Android 6.0.1 Mars-mallow OS, and it's not the Android Nougat update yet so far.

Furthermore,the Android Nougat beta is already hitting the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in the US. But noting that AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has not participated the said Android beta program event for some other circumstances, so we cannot speculate more about AT&T's movements.

What’s New?

  • Updates on Android Device Security Patch level to November 1, 2016.

AT&T GALAXY S7 (SM-G930A) UPDATE DETAILS :

 Android versionMarshmallow 6.0.1
 Android security patch levelNovember 1, 2016
 Baseband versionG930AUCS4APK1
 Kernel version3.18.20-9439621
 Build numberMMB29M.G930AUCS4APK1

AT&T GALAXY S7 EDGE (SM-G935A) UPDATE DETAILS :


 Android versionMarshmallow 6.0.1
 Android security patch levelNovember 1, 2016
 Baseband versionG935AUCS4APK1
 Kernel version3.18.20-9439621
 Build numberMMB29M.G935AUCS4APK1

This update will replace the previous release build version UCS4APJ4.

AT&T Galaxy S7 & S7 edge Updates version G930AUCS4APJ4 & G935AUCS4APJ4

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge has yet received another round of OTA update that brings the October Android security patches. The update came out as build version G930AUCS4APJ4 for the Galaxy S7 and build version G935AUCS4APJ4 for the Galaxy S7 edge.

The update isn't just packed with Android SPL but rather there are also some few adjustments is going on. There is a new added feature such as the Full Screen Mobile Video Service, the volume improvements to Enhanced Push to Talk, and a fix for Voice Mail when it fails calling over non-LTE devices. And lastly, the removal of the Milk Music application.

What’s New?

  • Full Screen- Mobile Video Service
  • Android Security patches move to October 1, 2016
  • Improved volume for Enhanced Push to Talk (ePPT)
  • Fix for calls failing to go to Voice Mail when calling non LTE devices
  • Removed Milk Music
  • General bug fixes and other system enhancements

AT&T GALAXY S7 (SM-G930A) UPDATE DETAILS :


 Android versionMarshmallow 6.0.1
 Android security patch levelOctober 1, 2016
 Baseband versionG930AUCS4APJ4
 Kernel version3.18.20-9439621
 Build numberMMB29M.G930AUCS4APJ4

AT&T GALAXY S7 EDGE (SM-G935A) UPDATE DETAILS :


 Android versionMarshmallow 6.0.1
 Android security patch levelOctober 1, 2016
 Baseband versionG935AUCS4APJ4
 Kernel version3.18.20-9439621
 Build numberMMB29M.G935AUCS4APJ4

This update is hitting Over-The-Air OTA and weighs at around 260 MB in file size. This version will replace the previous month released build version UCS4API2.

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge August Security Patch Update (UCS2APH1)

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge is getting an OTA update that brings up the August Security Patches. Yeah, that's according to AT&T's announcements about the changelog details that says Android device security enhancements. Nonetheless, it seems just a minor update but it carries around 56 Google and 8 Samsung patches in order to improve our customer’s confidence on security of Samsung Mobile devices, according to Android Security bulletin. The update will arrived dubbed as build version number MMB29M.G930AUCS2APH1 (for Galaxy S7), and MMB29M.G935AUCS2APH1 (for Galaxy S7 edge).

What's New in Update build UCS2APH1:


The update includes
  • Android device security enhancements

What are the Technical details?


AT&T Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: August 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS2APH1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APH1

AT&T Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Security Patch Level: August 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935AUCS2APH1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935AUCS2APH1


AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Gets Wi-Fi Calling, Advance Messaging Update (UCU2APG1)

The Wi-Fi calling support for AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is finally here. In addition to Wi-Fi calling, the update also includes the AT&T Advance Messaging to which brings the Internet Protocol Message Enabled (IPME), and the Messages Backup & Sync feature. The update also carries the Android security patch containing the month of July patches. The update will bump up the Galaxy S7 Android OS to build version number MMB29M.G930AUCU2APG1, whilst the Galaxy S7 edge will move to build version MMB29M.G935AUCU2APG1.

The following  is changelog released notes and the update's technical details.

What's New in UCU2APG1 Update:

  • Setup and Transfer
  • Wi-Fi Calling
  • AT&T Advance Messaging - Internet Protocol Message Enabled (IPME)
  • AT&T Messages Backup & Sync feature (AMBS) Phase 3

What are the Technical details:


AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930AUCU2APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930AUCU2APG1

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G935AUCU2APG1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.20-8575098
  • Build number: MMB29M.G935AUCU2APG1


The update is live via Over-The-Air OTA update and weighs at 597MB i size. The roll out will take place in stages, so it might arrive on some devices much earlier, while others might also be late.

AT&T Rolls Out Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Security patch for May Update (UCU2APE1)

Few days ago, T-Mobile and Verizon has rolled out the May's security patch for their carriers Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, today AT&T is also started pushing out their own over-the-air update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Android Security patch. It is a minot OTA update that brings nothing more any features but the new Android security patches for the month of May. The update comes out as version number MMB29M.G930AUCS2APE1 for the Galaxy S7 and MMB29M.G935AUCS2APE1 for the Galaxy S7 edge.

What includes in the update:
  • Enhanced Security update

What are the Technical details:
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS2APE1
  • Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530dpi@SWDD5810 #1
  • Build Number: MMB29M.G930AUCS2APE1

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Receives an Updates to Improved Home and Volume Keys

AT&T is has released a new update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge owners earlier today. The update is said to bring the new DTV widget added to the home screen, an improved home and volume key responsiveness, improved Wi-Fi performance using BTLE. It is also brings the April’s security patch to which is a part of the monthly update that fixes Android vulnerabilities.

The update has been released by the said carrier via Over-The-Air (OTA) that weighs in between 131-190MB in size. The Galaxy S7 will receive the version number MMB29M.G930AUCU2APD1, while the Galaxy S7 edge owners will get the MMB29M.G935AUCU2APD1.

What are the technical details:

Galaxy S7 (SM-G930A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G930AUCU2APD1
  • Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530 dpi@SWDD6822 #1
  • Build Number: MMB29M.G930AUCU2APD1

Galaxy S7 edge  (SM-G935A)
  • Android version: 6.0.1
  • Baseband version: G935AUCU2APD1
  • Kernel Version: 3.18.20-7617530 dpi@SWDD6822 #1
  • Build Number: MMB29M.G935AUCU2APD1

What’s New in the Update:
  • DTV Widget added to HomeScreen +1
  • Improves home and volume keys responsiveness
  • Improves WIFI performance when using BTLE
  • Other performance and security enhancements

Source: AT&T