The much awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update for Verizon Galaxy S7 SM-G930V is finally released. Verizon S7 G930V users in US are getting the update through OTA, the update is seeded for the Galaxy S7 users on it’s own network. The update brings multiple new feature that Verizon has mentioned it’s change log, the update got redesigned User-Interface with customized options and refreshing look.
Since it is a major update so Verizon has put big changes including improvements in camera, enhanced battery saving mode and split screen feature for multitasking.The carrier free devices have got Nougat update several week earlier then carrier bonded devices including Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile got Nougat last month. 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 G930VVRU4BQA2 firmware via Kies on Verizon Galaxy S7 G930V.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7 (Verizon)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: NRD90M.G930VVRU4BQA2
Android Security Patch Level: February 1, 2017
How to install Stock Nougat G930VVRU4BQA2 on Verizon Galaxy S7 G930V 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 G930VVRU4BQA2 update on Verizon Galaxy S7 G930V
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 Verizon Galaxy S7 G930V via Odin.
Download Android 7.0 Nougat G930VVRU4BQA2 tar for Verizon Galaxy S7 G930V
The above link will be updated soon so stay tuned and till then try the OTA or Kies method.
Also read: How to root Verizon S7 on Android Nougat
That’s it! If you have successfully updated Android 7.0 Nougat on Verizon Galaxy S7 G930V via G930VVRU4BQA2 firmware, give us your feedback.