Sprint rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

The Galaxy Note 5 is not the only Samsung smartphone that's getting Android 7.0 Nougat at Sprint these days. Many customers who bought the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ claim they have successfully captured the update as well.

Just like the Note 5 update, this is a fairly sizeable update that weighs in at 1.45GB, so make sure you have enough free storage left before attempting to upgrade. Sprint is pushing this OTA (over the air) in stages, so if it's not yet available on your Galaxy S6 edge+, then you should try again later.

Aside from the usual changes included in Android 7.0 Nougat, Samsung added some of its own. Lots of improvements have been made to the usability of the multi-window feature, as well as setting menu and usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button.

The changelog also mentions the update makes space for installation of downloaded apps more efficient, while the speed of system upgrade and app installation has been significantly improved.

Keep in mind though that Android 7.0 Nougat will come with March security patch inside, which means the April update will arrive at a later date. Now let's see which US carrier will follow in Sprint's footsteps and provide Nougat updates for Samsung's high-end smartphones.

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Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(20h 3G talk time)



1. cleatglitch

Posts: 165; Member since: May 25, 2013

woke up this morning with my unlock note five asking for an update

2. aman5mathur

Posts: 241; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

Bruh.... even the carriers are ahead of the international version. Such shame.

3. jpkelly05

Posts: 110; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Ah, that means in a year, my Note 5 will be updated to N. I am on AT&T, where they don't give a crap about their customers wellbeing. This is my 1st and last time with them. No root capability, no updates that are anywhere in a state of on time. They do have great coverage, but what you get as a service is crap.

4. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

So, pretty good job. So we had the Note 7 update, Android Marshmallow update, Galaxy S7 update, and now Android Nougat. Pretty good in 2 years. Not sure why people are complaining about Android phones update track record. Especially if it gets the GS8 update as well.

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