Samsung quietly rolls out Android Nougat update for some Galaxy S7 users


Samsung ended its Android 7.0 Nougat beta program for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge last month, and confirmed that the stable release will come to both devices by the end of January. It now appears that the South Korean company has started rolling the update out to some users, according to limited reports.

The new build's number is G935FXXU1DPLR and it comes with Samsung's January security patch.


Considering that Samsung confirmed that no new beta builds will be available, it's more than likely that what we see here is the final Android 7.0 build that will make its way to all Galaxy S7/S7 edge devices this month.

Releasing the update to select users is mostly an attempt by Samsung to test the waters and make sure everything works as expected. Despite having several beta updates and gathering a lot of feedback, when it comes to software, there's always something that could go wrong.

This information is not confirmed by Samsung, so it should be taken with a grain of salt, but with an official release knocking on the door, we're inclined to believe that the screenshot is legit.

via SamMobile

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9 Comments

1. Tizo101

Posts: 541; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

there is a story about a jet black iPhone 7 plus that has magically disappeared from iphonearena... where did it go and why?

3. Tizo101

Posts: 541; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

forgot to mention that the iPhone 7 plus has so many scratches it looks at least 2 years old lol

9. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Indeed! It quietly disappeared, from now on I am taking screenshots of such articles, seems PhoneArena are trying to make Apple happy. :) That Jet Black iPhone 7 looked terrible , true poor Apple build quality.

2. ebilcake

Posts: 1229; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

Wait, didn't somebody say Samsung would go straight to 7.1.1? Guess they were wrong.

6. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

My thoughts exactly. Hopefully this is a trial and not the final roll out.

4. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

So at last split-screen will come to the Samsung's high end devices. LOL Now seriously: Do not upgrade the OS on your smartphones, if you want they to perform good, as long as you have them.. At least not more than one time. Do not fall into the media trap.

5. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Not sure if serious......my old S5 runs pretty slick on Marshmallow

7. SafBH

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 04, 2017

Are you talking about multi window? Because if you are I hope you're joking as Samsungs have had that feature since the Galaxy S3.

8. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

I'm not sure why stupid people like you still exist here, Samsung has had multiwindow which is much more advanced than split screen. And they've had that feature since the Galaxy S3 which is around 4 years back :/

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