Samsung Galaxy S7 starts receiving January 2020 Security patch

Even after four years, the Korean giant has not forgotten the Galaxy S7. Samsung is rolling out January 2020 Security Patch for Global Samsung Galaxy S7 variant (G930F). The Korean giant is quite active this year in providing the security patches for all the flagship devices. After rolling out the latest security patches on Galaxy Note9, S9, S9+, S10 and Note 10, and now its turn for Galaxy S7 to taste the enhanced security patch.

galaxy s7 january 2020 security patch

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The firmware version GP30FXXS7ETA7, G930FTEF7ESK1 and G930FXXS7ETA7 are rolling out to the Galaxy S7 in different regions. It weighs over 49.28MB and also packs new performance improvements and general bug fixes.

The same update is also available for the Galaxy S7 variant locked with O2 in the UK.

According to the official changelog, the update will enhance the overall device performance. There are some stability improvements and bug fixes along with the enhanced features. However, the update is gradually rolling out and it may take a few days to reach each unit. The users can manually check for the update by heading to the Settings>About Phone>Checkf or the updates.

We also recommend switching WiFi networks to save additional costs on the carrier networks.

Galaxy S7 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy S7 was launched along with Galaxy S7 Edge and packs Exynos 8890 chipset with 3/4GB RAM and 32/64 GB storage. The Galaxy S7 features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the top whereas the Galaxy S7 Edge supports a 5.5-inch display. Both smartphones carry the same 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.

Have you received the January Security Patch on Galaxy S7? Do let us know via the comments below.

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Simranpal Singh
Simranpal Singh
With a decade-long journey in the tech industry, I've been actively engaged in tech reporting across various reputable publications. He currently works as a Web Developer at RightNode Media and pursues his hobby of writing on GoAndroid. Enjoy travelling, and always excited about new tech trends. He actively contributes on GizmoChina and GChromecast Hub.


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