AT&T starts seeding Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

AT&T starts seeding Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Android 7.0 Nougat continues to hit various smartphones in the United States five months after its official release. Today is a good day for those who decided to go for either Verizon's Moto Droid Z Play or AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, as both smartphones are now eligible for the Nougat update.

AT&T recently updated the support page of the Galaxy S7 Active to reflect the new change. Starting March 7, the carrier has begun pushing Android 7.0 Nougat to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, rugged smartphone that's been released back in June 2016.

If you own the AT&T Galaxy S7 Active, then you'll want to check for a new firmware version NRD90M.G891AUCU2BQB2, which should allow you to update to Android 7.0 Nougat.

Besides the new features and improvements included in Android Nougat, the update also adds Samsung Cloud, Samsung Pass, and enables App Select in Setup and Transfer.

Also, the update should bring some network enhancements and Android device security updates. AT&T doesn't mention what security patch will be installed, but Samsung has already published the security bulletin for the March security update, so it might as well add the latest monthly security update.

Lastly, the carrier confirms the AT&T Address Book will be removed upon installing the new Android 7.0 Nougat. Keep in mind that the update weighs in at 1.58GB, so make sure you have enough storage before attempting to download it.

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Galaxy S7 Active
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh

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3 Comments

1. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

So no nougat still for the Note 5? Why AT&? WHY!!!!!!!!!!1

2. solesolesalva

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 17, 2017

Wow.. but well; those prices dont surprise me anymore, hahaha. Samsung is no longer the best PPR (good value for your money), i remember fonly my Galaxy Young that is still working somewhere into my desk ... now best to get shipped some chinese ruggeds from agm (are on Flash sale promotion.agmmobile.com/AGM-flash-sale/?route=en just because this samsung its kinda overpriced to be honest :S

3. solesolesalva

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 17, 2017

Got a new flagship AGM A8 couple month ago. High PPR, and the phone get on same par with other famous brands. And affordable price

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