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Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are still getting security updates

It was almost exactly four years ago that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge went on sale in markets around the world. The S7 and S7 edge stopped getting major Android updates with Android 8.0 Oreo, in keeping with Samsung’s software update policy for Galaxy devices. However, the Korean giant continues to support the […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 gets January 2020 security update

January is already over, and Samsung is already sending the February security update to its devices. But plenty of the company’s smartphones and tablets are still getting the January security update as well, and the latest one to receive is the Galaxy S7. Come March, the Galaxy S7 will have completed four years on the […]

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Sprint will repair your Galaxy screen for $49 even if you’re not a customer

US carrier Sprint is running a great offer for Galaxy smartphone owners, allowing them to repair the broken screen of their Galaxy handset for the very low price of $49. What’s better is that you don’t have to be a Sprint customer to take advantage of this offer. You can be another carrier’s customer and […]

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Galaxy A80, Galaxy S7, and more get December security update

Samsung continues to expand the list of devices updated with the December 2019 Android patch with both recent and not-so-recent phones and tablets. The December security update is now rolling out to the Galaxy A80, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, and the Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018). The Tab A 10.5 is getting the update in […]

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Galaxy S7 updated with October 2019 security patch

The Galaxy S7 keeps on getting security updates, at least in some markets. Samsung has now released the October 2019 security patch for the Galaxy S7, with an update rolling out in Colombia, Argentina, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, Paraguay, and Brazil with software version G930FXXS6ESJA. The October update comes less than a month after the […]

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October security patch fixes serious vulnerability affecting a few Samsung phones

Earlier this week, Google’s Project Zero security analysis team revealed that cyber-attackers are exploiting a bug within Android OS, which affects 18 known phone models including three Samsung devices, namely the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy S9. The issue stems from a local privilege escalation vulnerability which can give attackers full control over an […]

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