Samsung has finally started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update to it’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge flagships. The Android Nougat update is hitting the devices in select regions, at least in Europe. While the update was initially scheduled to arrive by February-end, but it was officially delayed for few days to review its quality. It looks like the software passed that review test and now already going out to the device owners. Last month, Samsung started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
It is reported that the OTA roll out has been started for owners in Italy, Netherlands, Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, Romania and Switzerland. Some users reported that the firmware version G925FXXU5EQBG, has been released for the smartphones. The update on the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge with a size of over 1.35 GB. The Users in Bulgaria, Austria, Hungary, Cyprus, Greece, Croatia and Turkey are also reportedly receiving the update.
The Android 7.0 Nougat update brings some significant UX changes including new Quick panel and notifications, multi-window support, performance mode, and Samsung Pass. The following new features are available in the changelog for the update notification:
- Operating system update – Android 7.0 Nougat
- Provides new UX
- Improved usability of the notification function and the button for the speed settings
- Improved usability of MultiWindow
- Menu improved for the settings and “Samsung Pass” function added
- Efficient disk space for installing downloaded apps, increased speed for system upgrade and app installation
The Android Nougat OTA update is rolling out gradually, it may take a few days to reach you. We expect that Samsung will make available the Android Nougat update to Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners in other countries globally in the upcoming days. Meanwhile, you can check for any software upgrade notification manually on your S6/S6 edge device by going to the settings menu.