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Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Updates to version G930PVPU4APL6 &G935PVPU4APL6

Sprint is simultaneously rolling out an OTA updates on Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The updates is not the Android Nougat yet but still in Android Marshmallow based. While judging by its size, it seemingly not just a minor OTA update that brings the usual monthly security patches, but it will also definitely brings several improvements for the device. While according to Sprint, the update contains the December Android security patches but it also includes the network performance improvements and general bug fixes.

Furthermore, Sprint Galaxy S7 update came out build version G930PVPU4APL6. While the Galaxy S7 edge on the other hand received the build version G935PVPU4APL6. Both updates are now deployed via Over-The-Air OTA only and isn't released via Smart Switch yet.

What’s New?

  • Android Security Patches - December Security Maintenance Release
  • Network Performance Improvements
  • Bug Fixes

Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P) details :
Android version6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch levelDecember 1, 2016
Baseband versionG930PVPU4APL6
Kernel version3.18.20
Build numberMMB29M.G930PVPU4APL6
APG930PVPU4APL6
CPG930PVPU4APL6
CSCG930PSPT4APL6

Sprint Galaxy S7 edge (SM-G935P) details : 

Android version6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch levelDecember 1, 2016
Baseband versionG935PVPU4APL6
Kernel version3.18.20
Build numberMMB29M.G935PVPU4APL6
APG935PVPU4APL6
CPG935PVPU4APL6
CSCG935PSPT4APL6

G930PVPU4APL6 Sprint Galaxy S7 Brings Battery Life Improvements, LTE,WiFi, and Hotspot Stability

Sprint Galaxy S7 is getting an OTA update dubbed as build version G930PVPU4APL6. The update is still in Android Marshmallow based and not the final Nougat update yet. The said update includes several stability improvements such as  LTE, WiFi and Hotspot. The battery life performance is also significantly improved. And like the previous rleased the update also contains the new Android security patches for the month of December 2016

The G930PVPU4APL6 is prior to last months G930PVPS4APK1 released, to which has also been covered the month of November 2016. This is basically happening once in every month since Google and Samsung has been rolling out the monthly Security Maintenance Release (SMR) for Android devices.

Here are the technical details of the said update version G930PVPU4APL6.

Sprint Galaxy S7 SM-G930P Update version G930PVPU4APL6

What’s new:

  • Improved LTE performance
  • Improved WiFI stability
  • Improved Hotspot stability 
  • Applies the December Android security patches

Build version details:

  • Model number: SM-G930P
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: December 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930PVPU4APL6
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-9978521
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU4APL6
  • AP: G930PVPU4APL6
  • CP: G930PVPU4APL6
  • CSC: G930PSPT4APL6
  • Release date: January 16, 2017

Previous update:


  • Model number: SM-G930P
  • Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Android security patch level: December 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: G930PVPU4APL6
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-9507190
  • Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPS4APK1
  • AP: G930PVPS4APK1
  • CP: G930PVPU4APK1
  • CSC: G930PSPT4APK1
  • Release date: November 28, 2016

So those who owns the Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P) and haven't receive the update's notification message yet, you folks might check the update right now. The G930PVPU4APL6 OTA update weighs at a hefty file size of around 495 MB to download.

How to Update Galaxy S7 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.
  4. You’ve successfully updated your software.