Tag Archives: Galaxy S7

Latest Verizon update for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge

Verizon released an OTA update before two days for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that adds some minor features and fixes several bugs. However, users have noticed that the update also installs a service called DT Ignite that allows carriers to quietly install bloatware. This addition went unmentioned in Verizon’s release notes, but fortunately is easy to disable.
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AT&T Release April Security Update For Galaxy S7 Family

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users are seeing an update that brings the April security patch. The update comes in at 173MB, and includes the latest security fixes from Google.

The update includes enhancements for the palm rejection functionality that ships on board the latter handset; meaning that users should no longer find themselves accidentally tapping icons when their hand is wrapped around the curved display.

 

Verizon has kicked Samsung Pay out of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

According to a report from Reddit, it seems that Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge owners who bought their phone from Verizon have discovered that the app does not come preloaded on the phone, meaning that it looks like for now, Verizon might have suspended support for the service. This is objectively dumb. Searching the Play Store or Galaxy Apps from Verizon’s S7 or S7 edge for “Samsung Pay” yields no results. However the good news is that not all is lost as users can easily sideload the app if they wish to use it. Continue reading