Samsung Galaxy Note 7 quickly went from being a successful device to a topic of controversy with its defective battery. Apart from all the announcement of a global recall of all Note 7 devices, the company has also pledged to update Galaxy Note 7 to help users differentiate between the safe and unsafe devices.

Major network carriers – Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile have chosen to update Galaxy Note 7 devices across the United States. The latest OTA update is already out and should be available for Note 7 devices across the three networks.

Essentially what you get when you update Galaxy Note 7 is a green battery indicator if your device is among the safe replacement units. While the green battery indicator offers good news, the defective devices will now constantly greet with the message below:

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The fact that your phone can blow up should be enough of a reason for you to replace your Galaxy Note 7 right away. The new build number for Galaxy Note 7 devices on Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile is VRS2APHE, UCS2APHE and UVU2API4 respectively.

Regardless of whether your Galaxy is unlocked or on contract, you can check for the latest update manually. Simply head over to Settings->About phone->Software update->Check for updates.

Do you want to stay ahead of the line when it comes to receiving the first Galaxy Note 7 update? Make sure you follow the Updato Samsung firmware platform for all the latest software and firmware updates.

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