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Android Nougat Is Now Available To Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge

By Anj Cagay , Mar 07, 2017 04:44 AM EST
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Verizon has officially confirmed that it's now pushing Android 7.0 Nougat to its Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The updates began rolling out today, however, these software updates can take some time to hit all devices. If you've got a Verizon Wireless Galaxy S7 or S7 edge, your update will come, it will just take a little time.

Android Nougat: New Features

Out of the four big carriers, Verizon has been the only the outstanding provider to not update its S7 family. Today, though, that's changing. The key highlights of the update listed in Verizon's release notes include:
Improved battery management, Easier multitaskingNew photo effects preview screen, More customization for Always On Display, More secure website access with Samsung Pass fingerprint scanning, Flexible performance optimizations depending on your usage needs, An updated keyboard with improved language predictions and Ability to configure automatic access to Wi-Fi when connecting to routers and hotspots.

Here's how you can update your Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, owners can manually check for this update. First, by going into Settings then go to About phone. Second, choose Software updates and lastly click the Check for updates. Just make sure you're connected to a WiFi network and that your device is sufficiently charged at least 50 percent. As for what's included in the update, you can expect a lot of goodies from Google's latest treat, the Android Nougat.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Specs

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core and comes equipped with 4GB of RAM. It is matched with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 200GB via microSD cards. As for the cameras, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge sports a 12-megapixel primary camera on the main and a 5-megapixel front snapper for selfies.

               

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