Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F Official Android 7.0 Nougat Updates to G925FXXU5EQBG Initially Release

The much awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy S6 edge has finally arrived. However, the roll out is initially available for Vodafone Galaxy S6 edge users in select countries in Europe. The Nougat  firmware dubbed as version G925FXXU5EQBG are now hitting in United Kingdom, Germany,  Switzerland, and Italy. But other carriers in Europe might as well follows. Not to mention, that the factory unlocked version of the Galaxy S6 edge well also get it sooner, since  carrier branded  firmware builds primarily originated from the unlocked version.

Anyways, here are the details of the first Android 7.0 Nougat Updates on Galaxy S6 edge.
  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge
  • Model number: SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQAC
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10789740
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXU5EQBG
  • Android security patch level: February 1, 2017
  • AP: G925FXXU5EQBG
  • CP: G925FXXU5EQAC
  • CSC: G925FVFG5EQBG
  • Release date: March 7, 2017

The update weighs at about 1.4 GB. The roll out is still in phases, and it may take several days to arrive in some areas. Therefore, only select few can get the updates, but the full release will start at the end of March to June 2017.  So if you owned the Galaxy S6 edge just keep on eyeing out if you haven't received the said Android 7.0 Nougat update.



The Android 7.0 Nougat features a much improved user interface. With this, it enables the device for a faster speed and stability.

Android Nougat Updates Changelog details:


  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Provides new UX and various performance modes
  • Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  • Improved usability of the Multi-window
  • Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  • Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

Multi-Window Usability Improvements


A newly improved Multi-Window that allows users to easily adjust and controls the window size in split view.  Users can now access up to seven apps at the same time as the new pop-up window supports up to five separate windows in addition to the two split-views.

Improvements in Quick Panel and Notifications


The Quick Panel is redesigned into a much cleaner view. The title in the first panel’s depth icons have been removed. Whilst the second depth icons were lined-up into nine groups and are now much easier to locate.

The Notifications is added with Direct Reply support and are now also rearranged to display information.

Improved User’s Interface and Performance Mode


There are now four available modes such as the Optimized mode, Game mode, Entertainment mode, Entertainment mode, and High Performance mode.

The Optimized mode will now allows users to optimized and extends the battery life performance in the settings.

The Game mode also provides two additional functions  such as Game Launcher and Game Tools. Entertainment mode enhances the sound and image quality, while the High Performance mode is for setting up the best quality display settings.