Samsung has rolled out a new software update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge flagship smartphones in India. It brings Samsung Cloud and the new Gallery app that was introduced in the Galaxy Note7, improvements in the performance and power consumption, several bug fixes and also includes the Android security patch for August. Check out the complete update change-log below.

"Galaxy S7 and S7 edge new software update"

“This update includes improvements to functions, new functions, and bug fixes as listed below.

  • Samsung Cloud 2.0 is now available
    • Backup and Restore are supported
    • Pictures and videos are synchronised in real time.
    • The interlocking functionality with other devices has been expanded.
  • Power consumption has been improved due to optimisation of Smart Manager
  • Improved performance
    • Gaming performance has been improved. (Vulkan)
    • The TSP (Touch Screen Panel) response speed has been improved.
    • The Music app is now supported on the S View Cover and Clear View Cover
  • Other bug fixes
    • An occasional cover recognition issue has been resolved
    • An issue where the torch light did not work when some functions in Torch were deactivated after upgrading to Marshmallow (Android 6.0.1) has been resolved
  • The latest Android security patch has been applied.
    • Device security has been further enhanced”

The updates for these devices are around 150 MB in size and are available to download through over-the-air (OTA). As we know the firmware updates are rolled out in stages, so it may take a few days before they reach all the devices out there. The update notification should automatically pop up on your device when it is available for you. You can also check it manually by heading to device Settings -> About Device -> Software Update.

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