Samsung has begun rolling out yet another update to its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge flagships just months after it officially unveiled to the world. This new software update is landing across a variety of region all over the world. As part and parcel of the update package, there will be a number of improvements including calibrations to how touch actions are managed as well as a new camera function to rectify a bug discovered in the photos taken. This new software build will bump up the devices' versions to XXUQAPD1 and will come with a much improved screen palm rejection, which means that users of the Galaxy S7 Edge will no longer have to worry about constantly pressing the handsets accidentally during one-hand usage. The new feature for correcting shapes has placed under the settings menu for the main camera as dedicated toggle. The option is stated as a feature for correcting distorted shapes found in the photos you capture, although it has not been specified how exactly it works. There is also an assortment of minor improvements to the handsets' performance along with bug fixes incorporated in the software update as well. Since the update is technically a minor update, it weighs in at tenable 156 MB. The over the air update should hit your device in a short while, though you can find it manually under Settings >> About device >> Software update or try looking for it via Samsung's Smart Switch companion software suite.
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