Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge goes live at Sprint

It looks like Android 7.0 Nougat rollout is in full swing in the United States, as carriers like Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T have already pushed the update to a couple of Samsung smartphones.

As per our previous report, Sprint was the first US operator to deploy the Android 7.0 Nougat to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. Today, the carrier added two new devices to the list of smartphones that are eligible for the Android 7.0 Nougat update: Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.

In case you own Sprint's Galaxy S6, you'll want to look for firmware version G920PVPU4DQC7, whereas the S6+ model should be getting the new update with build number G925PVPU4DQC7.

If you get notified that Android 7.0 Nougat is available for download, then make sure that you have enough storage space on your phone, as the update weighs is at 1.1GB.

Besides the usual Android Nougat new features and improvements, Samsung added a new UX and various performance modes, as well as enhanced usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button. Similar improvements have been made to the Multi window feature and setting menu.

The rollout has just begun over the weekend, so it might take a couple of days for the update to propagate to all Galaxy S6 and S6 edge devices.

Related phones

Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S6 edge
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2600 mAh(26h talk time)

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7 Comments

1. aman5mathur

Posts: 241; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

Desperate to know if it adds the ability to scale down the display resolution. Lemme know plz....

5. JesseJames

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 22, 2015

The option isn't there on the s6 after the update.

2. mozee6

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 12, 2017

Just checked for available updates and it came up. Downloading now. It'll give me a chance to look over the update before finally deciding between a G6 and S8/S8+ upgrade.

3. Twetzl50

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 12, 2017

This update is such crap. I can't even read my calendar anymore because all the lettering is in white. And yes I've tried to change it. You can make the icons bigger on your homepage and in the icons for your apps bigger but you cannot make the lettering bigger. The app that I haven't folders I can barely see them before I click on them. When setting alarm and picking which days you want There's A Thin Blue Line to tell you that it's selected it's hard to see. Frankly Delight backgrounds makes it hard to see a lot of things and you can't change that. The quick drop down by the notification bar all that is way too small. I am pretty good vision. I can't imagine how bad this is for people who have low vision

4. Twetzl50

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 12, 2017

How do I uninstall

6. Twetzl50

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 12, 2017

Not to mention I left home with a full battery it's not even 10 a.m. and my battery is now less than half period very usual for this phone

7. .KRATOS.

Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Damn unlocked version still waiting for the nougat update

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