Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Rolls Out To Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge; Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus And Note 5 Next [Video]
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. This is evidenced by the carrier testing activities which are done for the flagship devices that includes Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S7 and other devices will now get Android 7.1.1 Nougat update instead of Android 7.0 Nougat update. It's good news for owners of Samsung's latest flagship smartphones as one international carrier has just moved the handsets into the carrier testing phase of release for the highly anticipated software upgrade.
The move by Vodafone Australia led to the another news that other international carriers will also follow the suit. Several reports say that a number of carriers have not indicated the progress of their software updates, but it is about to happen that they will also conduct their own testing.
T-Mobile is the only major carrier to do this testing in the United States, where the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are both still currently listed as being in the "manufacturer development" phase of release. While Verizon has announced that, its customer's devices will receive Nougat in January, Sprint and AT&T offer no official progress notifications, reports TechTimes.
The news led to speculation that other Samsung handsets is all set to receive Android Nougat on the devices such as the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus, and Galaxy Note 5. These devices will also skip the Android 7.0 Nougat update and directly move to Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
However, there is no confirmed timeline for the release of Android Nougat to the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus, and Galaxy Note 5. The sooner the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge receive its Android 7.1.1 upgrades, the sooner their predecessors will get their updates.
The Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge users can manually check to see if the update has arrived by going to Settings > About Device > Download updates manually.