Look out for an update notification if you are in the UK and you are rocking either the Galaxy S7 or the Galaxy S7 Edge. A maintenance update is making its way to owners of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge currently in the UK, and will feature fixes related to touch response and the camera. It is seemingly a similar update as the one recently rolled out to Galaxy users in the China and US regions, though there is slight difference in its build number.This update is targeted to unlocked variants of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices, as well as those that are carrier-branded. Things to look forward to from the update include ‘shape correction for skewed photos’ in the camera option, stability improvements such as enhanced palm touch rejection. For the Galaxy S7 update, April security patches have also been included, as well as the automatic activation of Wi-Fi calling on EE.The over the air update for the Galaxy S7 will come with a software build number of G930FXXU1APD3, whilst the Galaxy S7 Edge update will be G935FXXU1APD3. Owners of the handsets in the UK should soon see the update notification, over the course of the coming days or weeks, though you have the option of checking for it manually, navigate to Settings >> About device >> Download updates manually.Reach us in our comments, as soon as you are hit with the update.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool