Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge update in India brings Samsung Cloud, better performance and more

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge August update

Samsung has rolled out a new update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones in India that brings Samsung Cloud and the new Gallery app that were introduced in the Galaxy Note7, improvements in the performance and power consumption and several other bug fixes. It also includes the August Android security patch. Check out the complete changelog below.

This update includes improvements to functions, new functions, and bug fixes as listed below.

  • Samsung Cloud 2.0 is now available
    • Backup and Restore are supported
    • Pictures and videos are synchronised in real time.
    • The interlocking functionality with other devices has been expanded.
  • Power consumption has been improved due to optimisation of Smart Manager
  • Improved performance
    • Gaming performance has been improved. (Vulkan)
    • The TSP (Touch Screen Panel) response speed has been improved.
    • The Music app is now supported on the S View Cover and Clear View Cover
  • Other bug fixes
    • An occasional cover recognition issue has been resolved
    • An issue where the torch light did not work when some functions in Torch were deactivated after upgrading to Marshmallow (Android 6.0.1) has been resolved
  • The latest Android security patch has been applied.
    • Device security has been further enhanced

Update for these devices are around 150 MB in size and are already rolling out over-the-air (OTA).

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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