Carrier bonded Samsung’s flagships Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are gradually getting their Nougat treat. Just within a week we have seen, T-Mobile released Nougat for Galaxy S7 then AT&T and now Sprint entered the ground. The update is released for the users already registered for the Galaxy Beta Program. The official Nougat update for Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge carries build number G935PVPU4BQAA, weighs 167MB for those who are already on Nougat beta while 1.2GB for those who are running Android Marshmallow.
Users with stock un-rooted Sprint S7 Edge G935P devices will get the OTA notification without any trouble but if your device is rooted then you must rely on the manual installation process via Odin process that we also mentioned below. If you are good at manual installation below we have mentioned the complete process along G935PVPU4BQAA 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 other variants of Galaxy S7 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 G935PVPU4BQAA firmware via Kies on Sprint S7 Edge G935P.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Sprint)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: NRD90M.G935PVPU4BQAA
Android Security Patch Level: February 1, 2017
How to install Stock Nougat G935PVPU4BQAA on Sprint S7 Edge G935P via Odin
Disclaimer: Follow the guide on your own risk, the writer is not responsible if you damage your device during the firmware installation process. Although there is no rocket science in the process but we advice you, proceed only if you can 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
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install Android 7.0 Nougat UCU4BQA6 update on Sprint S7 Edge G935P
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now turn it back on but this time is should reboot into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Sprint S7 Edge G935P via Odin.
You can also see the alternate method to update G935PVPU4BQAA tar file on AT&T Galaxy S7 Edge.
That’s it! If you have successfully updated Android 7.0 Nougat on Sprint S7 Edge G935P via G935PVPU4BQAA firmware, give us your feedback.