Canadian Variants Galaxy S6 G920W8 and S6 edge G928W8 Android 7.0 Nougat Updates

Since all Canadian carriers has already pushed the Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy S6 edge+ few days ago and hopefully made an announcements that the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will also get its Nougat update beginning May 1st.  Well, it seems what the folks promised is accurate since we  have just spotted the Android 7.0 Nougat update the Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 and the Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925W8 at Samsung's firmware server.

Here's what we've got: 

Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 Android 7.0 Nougat update G920W8VLU5DQD4


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094681
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • AP: G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • CP: G920W8VLU5DQD4
  • CSC: G920W8OYA5DQD4

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925W8 Android 7.0 Nougat update G925W8VLU5DQD1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094325
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • AP: G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • CP: G925W8VLU5DQD1
  • CSC: G925W8OYA5DQD1

These build versions are now in queue status  for Telus and Bell Galaxy S6 and S6 edge as of this moment. But noting that all Canadian carriers usually released the same firmware build version.



Again, the rolling out hasn't started yet, but it's a good indication that the said Nougat update will surely arrive on these coming few days.  So, better keep an eye of the said Nougat updates if you owned either the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.

[Thank's to Richard]

Verizon Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Android 7.0 Nougat Updates [G920VVRS4DQD1 & G925VVRS4DQD1]

A week earlier Verizon has rolled out the Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928V), this time around it has also begun sending out the said Nougat updates on Galaxy S6 (SM-G920V) and the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925V).

The Galaxy S6 bumped-up to Android 7.0 Nougat build version NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQD1 from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow MMB29K.G920VVRS4CQA3 . While the Galaxy S6 edge on the other hand, also moved to Nougat version NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQD1 from Marshmallow version MMB29K.G920VVRS4CQA3.

The Android 7.0 Nougat basically brings some new stuff, including the  new battery managements that allows users to optimize the battery life performance. The Android 7.0 Nougat Multi-tasking function now also supports split screen view for all apps, and the updated keyboard with built-in language predictions.

Here are the technical details:

Verizon Galaxy S6 SM-G920V Android 7.0 Nougat Update G920VVRS4DQD1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920VVRS4DQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920VVRS4DQD1
  • AP: G920VVRS4DQD1
  • CP: G920VVRS4DQD1
  • CSC: G920VVZW4DQD1

Verizon Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925V Android 7.0 Nougat Update G925VVRS4DQD1

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: April 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925VVRS4DQD1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925VVRS4DQD1
  • AP: G925VVRS4DQD1
  • CP: G925VVRS4DQD1
  • CSC: G925VVZW4DQD1

Aside from Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, both devices also received the April 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

Changelog details of the  Android 7.0 Nougat updates:
  1. Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  2. Samsung Cloud
  3. Samsung Pass
  4. Provides new UX and various performance modes
  5. Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  6. Improved usability of the Multi-window
  7. Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  8. Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

The roll out is still in phases and it will take into several days before it reaches in some areas. Some users may see get right on the spot, while others may not. Just make sure to keep on checking by hitting your device settings. From Home screen > Apps > About phone > Check for updates. You may also use the Software upgrade assistant.

If it just keeps saying like "Service unavailable software update is temporarily unavailable. Try again later" then you must wait until the OTA server is not overly saturated.

[Thank’s to Anne]

source: Verizon support pages [1] [2]

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 Android 7.0 Nougat Updates G928W8VLU4CQC8 Has Landed in Canada

The rolling out of the Android 7.0 Nougat updates has finally reached in Canada's Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 variant. Few days earlier, Telus and Bell has made the first moved to unleashed the said Android 7.0 Nougat update,. While this time around, we've also seen Rogers and among the rest of all Canadian carriers has also started rolling out their own updates. For the record, the first Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 came out as version G928W8VLU4CQC8. Noting that all Canadian carriers uses the same firmware build version, so it's also same as it goes to its features and other system enhancements.

On the other hand, the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920W8) and the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925W8) will get the Android 7.0 Nougat treatment starting on May 1st.

Here goes the details:

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8 Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G928W8VLU4CQC8


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10942903
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • AP: G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • CP: G928W8VLU4CQC8
  • CSC: G928W8OYA4CQC8

Aside from Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, this update is  also equipped with March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.  This update covers all Canadian version of the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928W8, including the factory unlocked version, Bell, Telus, Rogers, Fido, Koodo, Free Mobile, Videotron, Sasktel, Virgin-Mobile, and MTS.


The update weights at a hefty 1.2 GB in file size, and are being held available via Over-The-Air OTA.

Here are the Changelog details of the  Nougat updates:
  1. Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  2. Samsung Cloud
  3. Samsung Pass
  4. Provides new UX and various performance modes
  5. Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  6. Improved usability of the Multi-window
  7. Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  8. Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

How to update Galaxy S6 edge+ via Over-The-Air:


Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update. This is a must and very important part to get rid of some issues if ever the software update being interrupted due to a power failure.
From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for Updates.
If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now. When complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install update.
The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
You’ve successfully updated your Galaxy S6 edge+ OS to Android 7.0 Nougat.
[Thank’s to Erica]

source: BellRogers

Android 7.0 Nougat Arriving on Galaxy S6 G920I and S6 edge G925I in India

For those who own a Galaxy S6 SM-G920I and the S6 edge SM-G925I variants, you folks must watch out for the Android 7.0 Nougat updates. Samsung has started the rolling out of the said Android 7.0 Nougat and its now seen heading it ways in India.

We have just spotted the Android 7.0 Nougat labeled as build version G920IDVU3FQD1 and G925IDVU3FQD1 will be hitting the factory unlocked version of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in India.  While the rest of all regions also posses the same variant, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the Latin America region might also follow very soon.

Here comes the details:

Galaxy S6 SM-G920I Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G920IDVU3FQD1


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 SM-G92OI
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920IDVU3FQC5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10694941
  • Build number: NRD90MG920IDVU3FQD1
  • Build date: Mon 3 Apr 2017
  • AP: G920IDVU3FQD1
  • CP: G920IDVU3FQC5
  • CSC: G920IODD3FQC2

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925I Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G925IDVU3FQD1


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge  SM-G925I
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925IDVU3FQC5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10694941
  • Build number: NRD90MG925IDVU3FQD1
  • Build date: Mon 3 Apr 2017
  • AP: G925IDVU3FQD1
  • CP: G925IDVU3FQC5
  • CSC: G925IODD3FQC2

Along with the Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, the update also includes the March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.
FEATURES:
  • 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
You can simply update your Galaxy S6 or S6 edge either via Over-The-Air OTA or by using Samsung Smart Switch for PC. Again, just make sure your device hasn’t been rooted nor modified so you can easily upgrade your device to Android 7.0 Nougat without any hiccups.

Sprint Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Android 7.0 Nougat Updates Released [G920PVPU4DQC7 & G925PVPU4DQC7]

Sprint has rolled out the Android 7.0 Nougat updates for the Galaxy S6 (SSM-G920P) and Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925P). The S6 received an OTA update dubbed as build version G920PVPU4DQC7, while the S6 edge has also bumped to version G925PVPU4DQC7. Eventually, Sprint has not made any announcement yet, but the rolling out has actually begun on April 12, 2017. Yet these updates will be posted sooner at their support pages.

Anyways, the Android 7.0 Nougat updates brings some added stuff, including the Samsung cloud, and Samsung Pass. It also includes various improvements to the users' interface, while there are also several enhancements when it comes to usability such as the performance modes, Multi-window, Notification feature, Quick settings button, and a lot more.

Here goes the details on each devices:

Sprint Galaxy S6 SM-G920P Nougat Update G920PVPU4DQC7


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920PVPU4DQC7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920PVPU4DQC7
  • AP: G920PVPU4DQC7
  • CP: G920PVPU4DQC7
  • CSC: G920PVPU4DQC7

Sprint Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925P Nougat Update G925PVPU4DQC7


  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925PVPU4DQC7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925PVPU4DQC7
  • AP: G925PVPU4DQC7
  • CP: G925PVPU4DQC7
  • CSC: G925PVPU4DQC7

Aside from Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, these released also contained the March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

Here are the changelog details of the  Nougat updates:
  1. Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  2. Samsung Cloud
  3. Samsung Pass
  4. Provides new UX and various performance modes
  5. Improved usability of the Notification feature and Quick settings button
  6. Improved usability of the Multi-window
  7. Improved setting menu and Always On Display
  8. Efficient space for installation of downloaded apps, improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

How to update Galaxy S6 or S6 edge via Over-The-Air:


Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update. This is a must and very important part to get rid of some issues if ever the software update being interrupted due to a power failure.
From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for Updates.
If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now. When complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install update.
The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
You’ve successfully updated your Galaxy S6 edge+ OS to Android 7.0 Nougat.
[Thank’s to Olive]

Nougat Updates Hitting Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C and SM-G9287C in Various Regions

While Samsung has already begun pushing the Android 7.0 Nougat updates on Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+. This time around we will take a look around some movements on  Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C and SM-G9287C variants.

First, we've seen the Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C Nougat updates kicking off in various countries earlier last week. But this time, it goes live via Over-The-Air, and that simply means everyone has started receiving this Nougat goodies.

Now, we also spotted some latest happenings on Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G9287C in Southeast Asia. An Android 7.0 Nougat update dubbed as build version G9287CDXU3CQC6 are heading it way in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, and Myanmar.  Yes folks, better check it out right now!

Here goes the details:

Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G928C Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G928CXXU3CQC7


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G928C
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928CXXU3CQC7
  • Build date: Thu 9 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G928CXXU3CQC7
  • CP: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • CSC: G928COJV3CQC7

Galaxy S6 Edge+ SM-G9287C Android 7.0 Nougat Update version G9287CDXU3CQC6


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G9287C
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G9287CDXU3CQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10837279
  • Build number: NRD90M.G9287CDXU3CQC6
  • Build date: Thu 9 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G9287CDXU3CQC6
  • CP: G9287CDXU3CQC2
  • CSC: G9287COLB3CQC7

FEATURES:
  • 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

Again, these Nougat updates are now officially pushed. You can get these updates either via Over-The-Air OTA or by using Samsung Smart Switch for PC. Again, just make sure your device hasn't been rooted nor modified so you can easily install the said Nougat update into your device without any hiccups.

Verizon Deploys Galaxy S6 edge+ Android 7.0 Nougat Updates G928VVRU3CQB9

Verizon has officially started its deployment of the Android 7.0 Nougat update on Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM-G928V).  If you haven't checked it out yet, an OTA update dubbed as build version NRD90M.G928VVRU3CQB9  is heading on its way on your devices. It seem like big red has followed the same pattern to  Sprint  and AT&T, of which these carriers now in favor on the Galaxy S6 edge+ only.

Anyways, for whatever reasons, it turns out that all US Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will get its Nougat updates on a later time. While T-Mobile has a different story, neither their Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge+ hasn't received any Nougat update yet as of this moment.

Here are the details: 
  • Device: SAMSUNG SM-G928V
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level:  March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928VVRU3CQB9
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928VVRU3CQB9
  • AP: G928VVRU3CQB9
  • CP: G928VVRU3CQB9
  • CSC: G928VVZW3CQB9

What’s new in Android Nougat Updates?


  • 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


    So if you owned the Galaxy S6 edge+ G928V, just start firing up that software update button. You may head-over at Verizon Galaxy S6 edge+ support page for further details.

AT&T Galaxy S6 edge+ Android 7.0 Nougat Updates Officially Released [G928AUCU4EQC6]

AT&T has started rolling out the official Android 7.0 Nougat update on Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928P, earlier today. For the record, the first Android Nougat update comes as version G928AUCU4EQC6 and weighs at  1.51 GB. The Android 7.0 Nougat includes new stuff like split-screen apps, quick settings customization, and various performance enhancement. Along with all the Android 7.0 Nougat goodies, it is also includes the March 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

In addition, it seems like only the Galaxy S6 edge+ were the first in line to get a doze of the Nougat treatment. This scenario is like Sprint Galaxy S6 edge+ Nougat released few days earlier.  Whilst the Galaxy S6, and Galaxy S6 edge might be delayed for a while. Chances are, the deployment could be right after the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ market launch next week.

Anyways, to update your AT&T Galaxy S6 edge+ Android 7.0 Nougat just simply hit the system update menu. Your device should still be running in official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS version G928AUCS4CQA1 or G928AUCS4CQB2 to get the Android 7.0 Nougat update G928AUCU4EQC6.

Here are the details: 
  • Device: SAMSUNG SM-G928A
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level:  March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928AUCU4EQC6
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928AUCU4EQC6
  • AP: G928AUCU4EQC6
  • CP: G928AUCU4EQC6
  • CSC: G928AATT4EQC6
  • Release date: April 1, 2017

What's new in Android Nougat Updates?


  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS upgrade
  • Samsung Cloud
  • Samsung Pass
  • 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

What's going:?
  • AT&T Address Book,
  • MobiTV
  • AT&T Live

How to update AT&T Galaxy S6 edge+ via Over-The-Air:


  • Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update. This is a must and very important part to get rid of some issues if ever the software update being interrupted due to a power failure.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for Updates.
  2. If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now. When complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install update.
  3. The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
  4. You’ve successfully updated your Galaxy S6 edge+ OS to Android 7.0 Nougat.

[Thank's to Jake]

source:

T-Mobile Rolls Out Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+ March 2017 Security Updates

T-Mobile Galaxy S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+ are getting the March 2017 Android security patch updates. These updates were still in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow base, and not the much awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update yet.

Speaking of the Android 7.0 Nougat updates, it seems like it might be delayed for a while until the Galaxy S8 and S8+ launch this month. So the rolling out might begin for next couple of months.

Anyways, here goes the update's details of the said devices.

What’s New in the Update?


  • March 2017 Android Security Patch Update

Galaxy S6 SM-G920T OTA Update version G920TUVU5EQC2


DeviceGalaxy S6 SM-G920T
Android version6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android security patch levelMarch  1, 2017
Baseband versionG920TUVU5EQC2
Kernel version3.10.61-9756325
Build numberMMB29K.G920TUVU5EQC2

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925T OTA Update version G925TUVU5EQC2



DeviceGalaxy S6 SM-G920T
Android version6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android security patch levelMarch  1, 2017
Baseband versionG925TUVU5EQC2
Kernel version3.10.61-9756325
Build numberMMB29K.G925TUVU5EQC2

Galaxy S6 edge plus SM-G928T OTA Update version G928TUVU4DQC2


DeviceGalaxy S6 SM-G920T
Android version6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android security patch levelJanuary  1, 2017
Baseband versionG928TUVU4DQC2
Kernel version3.10.61-9831985
Build numberMMB29K.G928TUVU4DQC2

All of these updates were rolled out in phases. If you haven't received the OTA notification message yet just keep on eyeing by navigating thru in your device settings. From Home screen > tap on Apps >  Settings > About device > Check for an Update.

Here’s how to do it:
  • From your Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+ Home screen tap on Apps.
  • Select the Settings gear icon.
  • Tap About device.
  • Tap Software update.
  • Tap Check for an update.

It will then notify you that a new update is available for download. But it also says that “Your device software is up to date“, and there is no software update is yet available for grab. You can simply choose Install now if you do so or else Install later if you want to get the update in later time.

source: T-Mobile S6 edge+ support

Sprint Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928P Android 7.0 Nougat Update G928PVPU3DQC5

Sprint has finally pushed the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928P official Android 7.0 Nougat updates, to which came out as build version  G928PVPU3DQC5. However, Sprint support page hasn't showed any announcement yet, it could be updated soon. But OTA update itself is now officially released to the public so there is nothing to worry things about.

Meanwhile, those who owns the Sprint Galaxy S6 SM-G920P and Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925P your Android 7.0 Nougat updates hasn't surfaced yet, and there are no words about it so far. But it might arrive at a time right after the Galaxy S8 and S8+ launch this month.

So those who owns the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928P, you folks may better check this Nougat update availability.  Again, it isn't fully rolled out yet as it's still under in phase released.

Here are the details:

Sprint Galaxy S6 edge+ Update version G928PVPU3DQC5


  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928P
  • Android version: 7.0. (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G928PVPU3DQC5
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809541
  • Build number: MMB29K.G928PVPU3DQC5

Android 7.0 Nougat Features:
  • 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

The roll out already begun since April 4, 2017, but it is still in stages. You may just check the update manually if you haven't received the notification message yet.

Here’s how to do it:
  • From your S6 edge+ Home screen tap on Apps.
  • Select the Settings gear icon.
  • Tap About device.
  • Tap Software update.
  • Tap Check for an update.

It will then notifies you that a new update is available for download. But it also says that “Your device software is up to date“, and there is no software update is yet available for grab. You can simply choose Install now if you do so or else Install later if you want to get the update in later time.

[Thank's to Tim]

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware Now Available

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat updates is finally here. However, for whatever reason Samsung may have, it hasn't officially rolled out yet.  But good news is that the Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware itself are now being held available at Samsung's firmware server. These stock firmware are the ones often grabbed and used by advanced users to update their devices much earlier before everyone else does.

Anyways, here are the details of the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware that we have had been spotted few days earlier. Again, this firmware version isn't officially released by Samsung yet, and might be some part of beta test builds. This phenomenal stuff is also happening to the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928C variant, so it's no longer quite surprising. But one thing for sure the Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here.

Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware version G928FXXU3CQC2


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G928F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928FXXU3CQC2
  • Build date: Thu 9 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G928FXXU3CQC2
  • CP: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • CSC: G928FOXX3CQC5
  • Official Release date: To be determined
Anyways, 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

So if you might want to try it out on your Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928F, you may look around that build version. Or you may also hold on for a little while since Samsung will definitely going to roll out this goodies anytime soon. Samsung might have been busy on some other stuff, like the Galaxy S8 and S8+ market-launch at this time being.

Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928C Android 7.0 Nougat Updates Kicked Off

Few weeks ago,  the Android 7.0 Nougat updates has finally kicked off Galaxy S7 G920F and the Galaxy S7 edge G925F in Europe region. Now, it has also begun on Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928C variants. . However, the said Nougat updates has not officially released yet, but it's already been spotted at Samsung's public server a week ago. The rolling out might be delayed for a while and it could arrive just right before or after the Galaxy S8 and S8+ availability within this month.

But for those who couldn't wait much longer, and knows how to handle with a stock firmware. You folks can simply go through into an advanced  upgrade using the Android 7.0 Nougat stock firmware itself. It has been held available online and there have been many Android ninjas who already upgraded their devices to Nougat.

So here goes the Android 7.0 Nougat updates for Galaxy S6 edge+ SM-G928C that you might go in a hunt. Each of these build represents different regions but were all the same package.

Middle East, and Africa Region


Updated: April 5, 2017 - added G928CXXU3CQC8 update.

Nougat Update version G928CXXU3CQC8


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G928C
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928CXXU3CQC8
  • Build date: Fri 17 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G928CXXU3CQC8
  • CP: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • CSC: G928COJV3CQC7
  • Official Release date: To be determined

Nougat Update version G928CXXU3CQC7


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G928C
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10809520
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928CXXU3CQC7
  • Build date: Thu 9 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G928CXXU3CQC7
  • CP: G928FXXU3CQBB
  • CSC: G928COJV3CQC7
  • Official Release date: To be determined

Southeast Asia Region


Nougat Update version G928CXXU3CQC6


  • Device name: Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Model number: SM-G928C
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G928FXXU3CQC2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10837279
  • Build number: NRD90M.G928CXXU3CQC6
  • Build date: Thu 9 Mar 2017
  • Android security patch level: March 1, 2017
  • AP: G928CXXU3CQC6
  • CP: G928FXXU3CQC2
  • CSC: G928COLB3CQC7
  • Official Release date: To be determined
Anyways, 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

If you'll decide to manually upgrade, just do some extra careful when using a stock firmware. Again, these Android 7.0 Nougat firmware builds aren't officially released yet.  These firmware version might at still in beta testing processes.  But one thing for sure, these were officially created by Google and Samsung, so it definitely going to roll out anytime soon.