T-Mobile Galaxy S6 & S6 edge Getting Android 7.0 Nougat Upgrades

T-Mobile has finally begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat updates to their Galaxy S6 (SM-G920T) and the Galaxy S6 edge (SM-G925T) variants. Way back in April, T-Mobile have been pushed the Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S6 edge+, now it's for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge models turn to get the same treatment. What's taking them too long to unleash the said updates may have some reasons. But it may have been late than never, the waiting is finally over.

Well, here goes the details from each device updates.

Update version G920TUVU5FQE1 for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G920T

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920TUVU5FQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920TUVU5FQE1

Update version G925TUVU5FQE1 for T-Mobile Galaxy S6 SM-G925T

  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
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  • Android security patch level: May 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925TUVU5FQE1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11187574
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925TUVU5FQE1

What’s New: 
  • OS upgrade - Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Provided 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 addition of the Samsung pass feature
  • Efficient space for instillation of downloaded apps
  • Improved speed of system upgrade and app installation

These version of Nougat updates also includes the May 1, 2017 Android security patch level.

So if it happens that you’ve got a T-Mobile Galaxy S6 or a Galaxy S6 edge,  it is much better to check the update right now. These updates are seeding via Over-The-Air, and weighs at hefty 1.3 GB in file size.

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 the update.
The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.