It’s great to see that a company is providing monthly security patch updates to a four years old device. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge from 2016 (SM-G935F) in the European region has started grabbing the July 2020 security patch update via OTA. The update brings build version number G935FXXU8ETF2.
If you are a Galaxy S7 Edge user, you may have already received the July 2020 Security Patch OTA update notification on your device. As of now, the countries which are getting the update are from Europe example Netherlands, Czech Republic, Serbia, Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Bosnia, Romania, Luxembourg, Spain, Austria, Switzerland etc.
If the update has not been on your device’s system update section, then just wait for few more days for the update to come, else you can manually download and flash the G935FXXU8ETF2 July 2020 Security Patch on Galaxy S7 Edge using Odin by following our guide.
Galaxy S7 Edge July Security Patch update rollout begins in Europe
As we mentioned it above the update brings the latest security patch update which was released by Google in July Security. Most of the security vulnerabilities have been addressed. It also brings some bug fixes which were available in the previous build. Thus, you should download and install the update to your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge which will come as an OTA update to your phone.
You can manually check for the update from Settings > Software update >Download updates manually. If there is no update showing on your device, then wait for few days for the update to come to your device as it is being released phase-wise manner or you can manually flash the full firmware using Odin Flash Tool.
- July 2020 Google Security patch
- Bug Fixes
- Security and Performance improvements
Steps to Install July 2020 Security Patch on Galaxy S7 Edge
Installation Guide (Manual Flashing using Odin)
- First, download the firmware file from the download section above
- Now Enter the recovery mode on your device, then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On your Galaxy device
- If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below
- If you want to Install the Full Firmware File then follow the guide given below (Odin Method)
If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.
Note:Before installing the updates, make sure your device is connected to a good wifi and your device has more than 50 percent battery life remaining
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