Download and Install stock Nougat G930VVRU4ZPK4 for Verizon S7 G930V

Samsung’s flagship devices Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge international variants are already updated to Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. Now in this guide we have a great news for the owners of Verizon S7 G930V users, now you can also update your device on official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware same like we do on international Galaxy S7. The Android 7.0 Nougat update for Verizon S7 G930V bears build number G930VVRU4ZPK4, carries multiple new and improved features. The redesigned notifications bar with added toggle, added options in Settings, infact most of the features are much more polished then the previous update.

The regular firmware roll out hasn’t started so you if you are getting impatient to see the latest Nougat firmware on Verizon S7 G930V, just follow the detailed process below. This is a official beta update but no major bugs found on the firmware except the gear VR is incompatible with the update but  you can use it as daily driver. More over by installing the G930VVRU4ZPK4 firmware you would be able to received the upcoming firmware updates as well. The update for Galaxy S7 model G930F, please don’t try it on any other variant or a rooted device.

How to install stock Nougat G930VVRU4ZPK4 OTA for Verizon S7 G930V

Before you begin:

Make sure your device is charged well, better if above 70%.

Now go to Settings > About device and make sure your device is running on the official firmware ending with PH1.

Now reboot into Download Mode by following this guide, and make sure if the Odin mode says System status as ‘Official’.

If the System status is ‘Custom’ then you need to download the PH1 firmware from this link and then follow this is guide to flash it on your Verizon S7.

Once done with the above step, go to Settings > Developer options > Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking options.

Now it’s essential to decrypt your SD card. Again go to settings > Lock Screen & Security > Encrypt sd card > DECRYPT.

Download section:

Now here you need to be careful while choosing the firmware file for your device.

  • If your device firmware version ends with PH1 then download the S7Nupdate.zip and rename it to update.zip.
  • If it ends with PI3 then download the PI3_to_PK4update.zip and rename it to update.zip.
  • If it is PK4 then download the s7Nupdate2.zip and rename it to update.zip.

Process to update official Android 7.0 Nougat G930VVRU4ZPK4 firmware on Verizon S7 G930V

Now connect your device to PC and access the internal storage of your device.

Create a new folder named as ‘fota’ in the main directory.

Copy the above downloaded update.zip file into the same folder (fota).

Turn off your phone now and reboot it to recovery mode by following this guide.

Once in the stock recovery menu, navigate between the options by using volume keys.

Choose the option ‘apply update.zip from sd card’, choose the update.zip file your copied earlier in the fota folder.

Press the power button on the ‘Yes’ option to start the installation process.

Once completed reboot your device.

That’s it! If you have successfully update your Verizon S7 G930V on Android 7.0 Nougat G930VVRU4ZPK4 firmware, give us your feedback. Stay tuned for more updates.

Source: XDA