It was nearly precisely 4 years in the past that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge went on sale in markets world wide. The S7 and S7 edge stopped getting main Android updates with Android 8.0 Oreo, in step with Samsung’s software program replace coverage for Galaxy gadgets. However, the Korean giant continues to help the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with safety updates to this present day, and it has launched the March safety patch for the 2 phones in fairly just a few international locations within the final week or so.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge proceed to be within the quarterly schedule for safety updates 4 years after launch, although there’s a great probability that can change beginning subsequent month. That’s as a result of Samsung’s coverage dictates that each flagship get month-to-month safety updates for 3 years and as soon as each three months within the fourth 12 months. From the fifth year onwards, safety updates solely arrive when a vital safety vulnerability is found and desires fixing.
The March 2020 safety replace is rolling out for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in a slew of markets world wide, and you could find out if it’s obtainable in your nation from the telephone’s Settings » Software replace menu. You may also examine the Galaxy S7/S7 edge part in our firmware archive, the place you can too obtain the most recent firmware to manually set up it in your machine.