T Mobile is coming up with the security patch update for the S7 and the S7 Edge devices in its network, in the US.
The security update weighs 340 MB and bumps the level to the 1st of July. This update is larger compared to other security updates. The update brings the Android version to 6.0.1, Marshmallow, with the version G930TUVU3APG1.
T Mobile Sends Update
The US networking company, T Mobile, has sent the new update for July 1st to all the S7 and the S7 Edge devices. The update can be done in about ten minutes. Users cannot make use of their phones while the update is being installed. They cannot make emergency calls and also cannot send messages to 911.
T Mobile has updated the support page for the S7 and the S7 Edge, in order indicate to users that the updated software has started to roll out from July 8th through to July 22nd.
2 Security Updates
Google has offered 2 security updates for this month, one is dated the 1st of July and the other is 5th of July. The latter update will come with additional fixes. The updates are OTA ones and will be gradually rolled out to all the devices in the network. It might take a few days before all the devices in the US are covered. However, those who are impatient to receive the same can check their devices manually by accessing the Settings on their phones.
The rollout is offered in a staged manner, so that there is no overload on the server. This also ensures that the company will be able to see that there are no unforeseen issues caused by the update.
Slew of Fixes
The new July 1st update offered by T Mobile also offers a slew of fixes for the S7 and the S7 Edge. It is important to apply this update on your S7 and S7 Edge, so that all the apps of Android are optimized. There are several security related vulnerabilities present in the software and the present update brings in fixes for a lot of these. The bugs will be fixed and this will enhance the experience of the user, whether it is the S7 or the S7 Edge.
In addition to improvement in the device security, any new software update will also enhance the stability of the device and fix bugs. Sometimes, an update can also offer new features or improved features, to further enhance the user experience. In order to keep the device working at its optimum, it is advisable to regularly check your device for updates and install them as soon as they are available.
T Mobile has started to send the OTA updater for July 1st, but it is not known when the other carriers will offer the update to the two devices. It is also known when users in all other parts of the world will receive the July 1st security update for the S7 and the S7 Edge. It is expected that Samsung will make the news available as soon as the update is ready for other devices.