AT&T Pushes Android 7.0 Nougat For Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Active Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

AT&T has started to roll out Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, and S6 Active smartphones. If you have access to the handsets, you will be eligible to receive the update with latest features included with Android 7.0 Nougat such as split-screen mode, enhanced Doze mode and much more.

With build number NRD90M.G920AUCU6EQCF, the Samsung Galaxy S6 with model number G920A features a baseband version of G920AUCU6EQCF paired with a Kernel version 3.10.61-10950877. The total size of the Android Nougat update for this handset is around 1.22GB.

Samsung Galaxy S6

Tagged with NRD90M.G925AUCU6EQCF as the build number, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge with model number G925A comes with a baseband and Kernel versions of G925AUCU6EQCF and 3.10.61-10950877 respectively. Yo should note that the file size varies between 1.27GB and 1.36GB depending upon the location.

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

If you look at Samsung Galaxy S6 active with model G890A, it bears a build number NRD90M.G890AUCU6DQD1 with baseband version of G890AUCU6DQD1. The Kernel version mentions the code number as 3.10.61-10950877. Like in the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, the total size of the file will vary from 1.21GB to 1.28GB depending upon the region.

Samsung Galaxy S6 active

In addition to the Android 7.0 Nougat, the handsets also include bug fixes and improvement. After the installation of the update, you will be able to work with Samsung Cloud and Samsung Pass. Moreover, the AT&T Address Book and MobiTV apps have been removed completely.

According to Samsung, the update is a major one and hence yu need to update if you have the handsets. You should charge the handset up to the full capacity to avoid interruptions. Moreover, you should establish connectivity with Wi-Fi to avoid excess mobile data.

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The update is being pushed via OTA. Hence, it will take few days for the update to hit your smartphones depending upon the location. Alternatively, you can also check the presence of the update by navigating to Settings | About device | System updates.

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