Security updates for Android’s are designed focusing improving smartphones security. Thus, all the changes taking place has vulnerability patches and it means these updates must be the top priority for smartphone users wishing to use online services in a secure environment. If you own a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge of T-Mobile, you are sure to receive November security patch, in this early November.
T-Mobile is rolling out a security update to all the S7 Edge and Galaxy S7 smartphones, Samsung has not officiated anything regarding its security patch.
G930TUVU4APK1 and G935TUVU4APK1 are the software versions and they are rolled out for Galaxy S7 (SM-G930T) and S7 Edge (SM-G935T). With respect to the changes, it states the November security update is sure to improve the devices security.
Vulnerabilities patched in this security update are not disclosed, so that hackers can be prevented from leaking the updates before it reaches the compatible devices. The changelog will be disclosed by Samsung as soon as all the compatible devices receive this November security patch.
In case you have not received this prompting notification to update your device, it is time you check for the November security update in your T-Mobile device. The procedure is to:
- Go to Settings
- Select About Device
- Hit on Software Update
- Hit on the option Download Updates Manually
This is to DIY manually, but if you wish, you can wait for the prompt notification to install the update for you when available for your Smartphone. Another important point is that to have that happen, you require battery life of 50% at least and it should be plugged into an outlet. It may take few days to receive as the November Security Update is delivered OTA (over-the-air) in stages for compatible devices to avoid the servers from getting overloaded.