Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G6 getting Android 8.0 Oreo at U.S. Cellular

Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G6 getting Android 8.0 Oreo at U.S. Cellular
If you haven't yet received Android 8.0 Oreo on your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge purchased from U.S. Cellular, you can now download it via Samsung Kier desktop software. The last major U.S. carrier to update the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, U.S. Cellular recently refreshed its software page to reflect the new changes.

Regardless of whichever of the two Samsung smartphones you own, Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, you should be looking for firmware version G930R4TYU4CRF2, which will update your phone to Android 8.0 Oreo.

No information is available about what other improvements the update contains aside from Android 8.0 Oreo, but users who received the update last week claim it also adds the April security patch.

In the same piece of news, LG G6 and G6+ are getting similar updates, but the firmware version is different: US99720b. Although we can safely assume LG also included a security patch, U.S. Cellular hasn't included a changelog on its support page yet, so it's impossible to say with certainty which security update will be added after the update.

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5 Comments

1. surethom

Posts: 1729; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Since s7 edge got oreo uk the phone randomly overheats then reboots untill blue led light of death, takes hours to get back up & working?

3. taz_chaz

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

factory reset might do the trick

4. asialove

Posts: 49; Member since: Jan 19, 2010

LG G6 us997 recieved the Oreo Update on July 3, 2018 /US99720b_01_0601.kdz Firmware Date: June 1, 2018 ChangeLog [Feature] - [AI function added] Bright Camera and Google Assistant have been added to the camera app. - Android OS Upgrade - [Changed Privacy Policy Terms] The Privacy Policy of LG Software update has been changed. - [Comfort view improved] The blue light filter in Comfort view has been improved. You can now adjust between 10 levels. - [Home touch buttons improved] The Home touch buttons can now be hidden while using apps. - [Icon shapes added] New app icon shapes have been added. - [Improved Settings layout] Finding what you want in Settings is now easier than ever. - [Improved app notifications] Each app's notifications can now be managed all in one place. - [Improved notifications] The notification badge for app icons now displays according to the notifications you have in the notification panel. - [Improved performance] To improve battery life and phone performance apps now run less in the background. - [More codec supported] Sony's codec LDAC is now supported when using Bluetooth headsets that work with the codec. - [Quick info] Apps on the Home screen can now do more. You can touch and hold an app icon to see its notifications widgets and info. - [Home Screen layout] Some apps may be placed differently in Home & app drawer. To keep using Home & app drawer select Home after the software update finishes. Then go to Settings > Home screen > Select Home and set to Home & app drawer

5. LFCRodrigues

Posts: 64; Member since: May 09, 2014

Samsung sucks in update their phones and LG seems to be worse since last year phone still doesn't have the Oreo update yet.

6. LFCRodrigues

Posts: 64; Member since: May 09, 2014

And I have the S8+, so next year is my time to wait and wait for android P update, hoping for the best.

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