Sprint Pushes April Security Update For Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S7

Sprint has rolled out April security update including bug fixes for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones. The US-based mobile carrier has pushed the update via OTA. Hence, it will take few days for the update to hit your smartphones depending upon the location.

While the April security update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 is being rolled out with build number G930PVPU4BQD2, the update for the Galaxy S7 Edge has been tagged with build number G935PVPU4BQD2. You need to select Download option from the Software Update page. You can also postpone the update schedule by selecting

You need to select Download option from the Software Update page. You can also postpone the update schedule by selecting later button or schedule the update at a specific time.

Samsung Galaxy S7

If you have access to Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge on Sprint, you should install the update since it includes the monthly security update. The update is critical for the proper functioning of the smartphone. After the installation of the update, the performance of your device will improve to a great extent.

As mentioned above, it will take few days for the update to hit your smartphone. If your device is eligible, you will view an update message notification. Alternatively, you can manually verify the presence of the update by navigating to Settings option.

Before proceeding to install the update, you need to establish connectivity with Wi-Fi to avoid excess charges. The size of the update is more than 150MB. Hence, the use of Wi-Fi is highly recommended. Moreover, you should charge the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge at least 90 percent before proceeding to install the update.

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To recall, Sprint pushed Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in February 2017. Hence, you will be able to enjoy all the features and benefits of the latest Android operating system.

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