Just a few days back Samsung rolled out January security update with stable Nougat build for Galaxy S7 Edge. Now today another update is hitting Galaxy S7 Edge devices, the update is a security firmware released for international variants of S7 and S7 Edge. The update carries February security patch along a variety of minor improvements in overall firmware. This time it brings build number G935FXXU1DQB7, packed with multiple improvements and bug fixes to ensure stability. If you haven’t received the OTA due to any reason if your device is rooted or the OTA hasn’t landed in your region then you need to follow the Odin method.
We have mentioned the complete process along G935FXXU1DQB7 tar file for your ease, just grab the firmware and flash it manually via Odin. The stock Nougat firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates. We have posted the same tutorial for the G935FXXU1DQAS firmware so the process remains the same because it has nothing to do with the change build number or Android version, all you need is an Odin tool along the firmware tar and a PC with latest Samsung USB drivers installed on it.
You can also greet welcome to the new firmware using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update firmware via Kies on Galaxy S7 Edge.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: G935FXXU1DQB7
Android Security Patch Level: Feb, 2017
Build date: 2 February 2017
Manually update G935FXXU1DQB7 firmware on Galaxy S7 Edge G935F via Odin
Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer would not be responsible if you damage your device during the firmware installation process nor we are forcing you to perform the flashing process. Don’t proceed if you can’t follow the instructions carefully.
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
The above link will be updated soon so stay tuned and till then try the OTA or Kies method.
Extract the firmware file in a specific folder on your PC.
Now turn off your device completely.
Reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update the firmware via Odin.
That’s it! If you have successfully updated your Galaxy S7 Edge G935F on G935FXXU1DQB7 firmware, give us your feedback.