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Galaxy S7 October security patch update rolling out

What’s this? Another flagship Galaxy getting the latest security patch? Yes, that is indeed the case. Samsung has been impressing us lately with how frequently it’s been releasing security patches for flagship phones, and while it’s something the company is duty-bound to do, it’s nice to see nevertheless. And today, the Galaxy S7 October security update is rolling out in some countries.

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge getting latest security patch

The update seems to be for the dual SIM models at the moment, but it will hopefully make its way to the single SIM models in the near future. The software version with the new update is XXS3ERJ2 and it likely includes only the new security patch. The October patch fixes a dozen critical Android OS vulnerabilities and 11 found in Samsung’s software. As usual, a slew of low and medium-risk vulnerabilities have been fixed as well. Details can be found on Samsung’s official security bulletin website and also on Google’s Android security updates page.

If you own a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge, open the Settings app, go into the Software update menu, and tap the Download updates manually option to see if the update is available for you. If not, you can take a look at our firmware database and download the latest firmware for your country.

  • Model: SM-G930FD
  • Dimensions: 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9mm
  • Display: 5.1" (129.2mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Exynos 8890
  • Camera: 12 MP, Dual Pixel F1.7
  • Model: SM-G935FD
  • Dimensions: 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7mm
  • Display: 5.5" (139.3mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Exynos 8890
  • Camera: 12 MP, Dual Pixel F1.7

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chhetrijoel90
chhetrijoel90

Battery draining faster after this update. Please fix it. Can’t do even 2 hours of SOT with social media apps.

burning_afd
burning_afd

I owned a Galaxy s2, Galaxy s5 and now using a Galaxy s7 Edge also used a samsung tablet too. Some time ago I tried using an apple but didnt like it but now I must say that this will be my last samsung device. Enough with the Samsung’s failing update policy. S7 Edge is a great device but samsung failed to keep it updated and still avoids it. As people here said, Iphone 5s will still be updated but the phone you bought no longer than 2 years ago will not! Also now since this is my 4th Samsung… Read more »

NicuPit
NicuPit

No update for october security patch on S7 yet

ashkanazizidoost
ashkanazizidoost

The iPhone 5s will be upgraded to iOS 12, but the Samsung S7 will not be upgraded to Android 9, so it’s too ridiculous to thank Samsung for supporting the flagship of your past.

siaho
siaho

Agree, also let’s not forget that iphone 5s is !2013! year model while the s7/s7e is 2016. If one want’s years of support, sadly nowdays apple is still the way to go. Also ios 12 really improves the 5s instead of release it for the sake of tell it’s released (played with it @ work few weeks ago, even on 11.4 was fast/smooth and good experience). Not only samsung, but all android makers should start to support their devices better and for longer. After all they slowly but surely reached the prices of iphones (in 5-7 years ago the best… Read more »

Martin DAYI
Martin DAYI

Also if this phone won’t get the android 9, give this phone latest version of it’s current version which is android 8.1.

Many people are craving for these called security and “improvement” updates but the funny thing is that we got about 7 updates from beginning of the oreo. However the goddamn battery drain is still indefinitely eroding the batteries. So I ask everyone, WHAT THE ACTUAL DUCK these updates fix and improve if 7 of them coudln’t have even fixed the elephant in the room for 6 months ?

Martin DAYI
Martin DAYI

One Last Time.. Did they fix the overheating, and battery drain problems on this update? A lot of useres were complaining about these problems, including me. Thank you. I’m really about to not buy any more Samsung smartphones for my life. 2 hours of screen on time on S7 edge is funny compared to 6.5 hours on Marshmellow.

Banex88
Banex88

Update just arrived on s8 exynos

Tokher
Tokher

We Deserve more S7 Updates.
That would be great if Samsung Give Pie Update To S7 Edge. That would be a great news for us users.

GS7edge
GS7edge

I will use the S7 Edge longer if it do really receive Pie update since it’s a great device

DpakHK
DpakHK

Also my Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 has received the Android Oreo 8.0 update (in India).

GS7edge
GS7edge

Still stuck in August patch and it’s almost November.

GS7edge
GS7edge

Update : Just got October patch this morning. Looks like they skipped the September patch

daniel1239000
daniel1239000

Samsung last month did not send update to uae
I hope this moment samsung to do this sooner

epi
epi

Nice, more than two and a half year from launch and still recieve security updates. Thanks Samsung 😉

siaho
siaho

They promised 3 years of updates, so you should be good to go till around summer next year. Also don’t forget that apple price their phones the same/similar price range as todays android phones/ and update them for 6 years, a lot more we can desire from not only samsung, but android in general.

Saranan Majilya
Saranan Majilya

What about Galaxy Note9 SM-N960F India Dual Sim?