Install March security patch on Sprint Galaxy S7/S7 Edge via VPS4BQC1 build

 

Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users are now getting March security patch update from Sprint. The update is not a major update because Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge bonded with Sprint are already enjoying the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. Now monthly security updates are being seeded to the users of Sprint Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the update installs security patch for the month of March, carries build number G930PVPS4BQC1 for Sprint Galaxy S7 G930P while G935PVPS4BQC1 for the Galaxy S7 Edge G935P. Although it is a minor update but we recommend you to install monthly security updates regularly on your device.

If you are already running the previous firmware then you should be getting the OTA update notification anytime soon or manually follow it by going to, Settings > About device > System updates. The OTA might take some time to reach your region so another way to install the firmware online is via Samsung Kies. You can also greet welcome to the new firmware using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update VPU4BQAA firmware via Kies on Sprint S7 G930P/S7 Edge G935P.

If you remained unsuccessful in updating your device on latest firmware then grab the firmware tar from the link below and follow the method to update your device via Odin. Whole instructions are mentioned below just follow them in sequence to avoid any issue.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7

Model: SM-G930P

Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat

Region: USA

Build Number: NRD90M.G930PVPS4BQC1

Android Security Patch Level: March 1, 2017

Size: 50MB

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Sprint)

Model: SM-G935P

Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat

Region: USA

Build Number: NRD90M.G935PVPS4BQC1

Android Security Patch Level: March 1, 2017

Size: 50MB

How to install March security patch on Sprint S7 G930P/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.

Early preparations:

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 VPS4BQC1 update on Sprint S7 G930P/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 G930P/S7 Edge G935P via Odin.

Download Android 7.0 Nougat G930PVPS4BQC1 tar for Sprint S7 G930P

Download Android 7.0 Nougat G935PVPS4BQC1 tar for Sprint S7 Edge G935P

The above links will be updated soon so stay tuned and till then try the OTA or Kies method.

Also read: How to root Sprint S7/S7 Edge on Android 7.0 Nougat

That’s it! If you have successfully updated Android 7.0 Nougat based March security update on Sprint S7/S7 Edge via VPU4BQAA firmware, give us your feedback.