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Latest Galaxy S7 and S7 edge update makes it even easier to use with only one hand

Samsung is rolling out an update to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge in some regions. This release implements improvements to touch, further enhancing palm rejection on the display and allowing those on the S7 edge to more effectively use the handset with only one hand. The update was spotted over on SamMobile, which is dubbed build XXU1APD1.

Samsung Galaxy S7

As well as improving the touch screen experience, Samsung has also added a new shape correction feature for photos. This handy new addition will automatically address minor issues with certain objects being out of focus or blurred, with a toggle available in the camera settings to automatically correct such inconsistencies.

The update clocks in at 156MB and should be rolling out to your phone over this coming week. You can check manually by heading into Settings> About this device and hitting "Check for updates".

Got the update already? Let us know how you're liking it in the comments!

42 Comments
  • Cool. Can't wait. Wonder if this will have to go through carrier approval? Posted via the Android Central App running on my Galaxy S7
  • Of course it will, because they'll need to apply the patch to their customized version of Samsung's software. Sprint and Verizon will get it sometime in July.
  • If we're lucky,still on feb. Patch on good old verizon. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I thought Verizon was Nexus-like speed (i.e. March security update). Oh, that was a flash of brilliance, never to be seen again....thought so.
  • Android lags and are for cheap junkies. Apple iPhone is God's gift.
  • Hey man. Nice Troll skills. Super effective. :l
  • Update available in Finland. Updating.. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Same in Denmark. 202 MB Posted via the Android Central App
  • Nah
    Simply holding and using the edge is not worth the aggravation and frustration. It skips to this and that, always having to correct and start over. Great technology is supposed to be user friendly. Dainty fingers I'm not, smudges and all. It ain't pretty. If it's your cup of tea, kudos.
    If not, sell it ASAP or return it if you still can.
  • Wow good job. Samsung although I never really had many issues with palm touch. Having own 6 edge 6 edge plus now gs7 edge . Just one more reason if your on the fence to buy this a awesome awesome phone those that don't have it ^^ don't get it ^^ Posted via the Android Central App
  • There are always going to be Pros and Cons on any phone. This is by far, top of the line and I have the Silver, with a Spigen Low Profile case (had one on my white S6 Edge and provided all the protection i needed with multiple high drops with no Damage). Post case, dont have issues with the Finger-print. Battery last the whole day with heavy use. And still love the dumbfound faces when I use Samsung Pay. Simply put, too many upside for a Finger Smudge Downside to have impact on.
  • The hate is strong with this one. I wonder which phone he's trying to peddle here. The HTC 10??? Lmao Posted via the Android Central App
  • You got it.Jimbo loves htc and sprint. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Which is totally cool. I love HTC too. But does he really think he's going to cure that company's woes by bashing Samsung? lol Posted via the Android Central App
  • No real problems with the edge here.
  • Nothing on T-Mobile yet. Let's hope we get it soon, I'm tired of accidentally selecting another YouTube video with my palm.
  • Any idea why my Italian S7 Edge is still stuck with a FW version from early February? (G935FXXU1APBB)
    i think I'm missing a security fix and this new update, at least...
    I bought it from Vodafone but it doesn't look branded in any way.
  • Similar boat here. International G930F version with not a single update. Still on PB4.
  • Still nothing on sprints end Posted via the Android Central App
  • where is the 64gb dual sim s7 edge ? looks like will have to go for the HTC10
  • Huh ???what's the point of your comment Samsung never promised a 64 gig dual sim gs7 edge . So you had to come to a gs7 edge forum just to tell use your buying a HTC?? Really . Stay on topic Posted via the Android Central App
  • Available in Norway as well. 220mb, installing now!
  • Oh my, the palm rejection is dramatically improved! I use my phone in my left hand most of the time, and had trouble reaching the top-right parts of the screen with one hand previously due to my palm touching the edgescreen, doesn't happen at all now! Only used it for 15 minutes or so, but this is a great update!
  • Nothing on Verizon and still on the February security update.good job verizon. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Verizon Wireless release 6.0.1 on April 1 with April 2nd security update. What are you talking about Posted via the Android Central App
  • I still have a February security patch date as well. Verizon s7 edge Posted via the Android Central App
  • Must be a limited test release,count yourself as lucky.,because it sure as hell isn't on my phone and no update available Posted via the Android Central App S7edge,Verizon,Android security patch level Feb. 1 2016
  • We already have it here in Iceland for few days now.
  • Have only had a few issues coming from s6 edge where I really had none. I just assumed it was the bigger size that drove the false touches. We shall see but happy to see the update pushed through. luvin my s7 edge
  • I feel it's the problem of the touch screen itself not only due to the curved edges. It seems the false touch can be solved slightly by adding a protection film, indicating the touch screen is too sensitive. But the touch screen of S7 feels better. So the calibration of S7e is messed up.
  • More like barrel distortion.
  • Nice to see so many updates on these new devices from Samsung! I hope they keep it up though and it doesn't die out once the Note is released.
  • The updates will die off.If Android is your choice and you want to be up to date for an OS you really just need to consider them annual devices or go with a Nexus. Posted via the Android Central App Problem solving updates to the OS already on your phone should be pushed in a timely manner.The base layer as the largest component is already present.
  • Speak what you know not what you think are hear . I have buddies that are still getting updates and fixes to there gs5 and note 4 . Most of both those models are on 6.0 now . You nexus folks always show. up in a Samsung forum peddling nexus phones. Those that purchased the gs7 like myself don't need your sells pitch . We've decided. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Hey,phillip,I'm on an S7edge and very happy.I do speak what I know,when you factor in 3rd party OEM'S and carriers everything is slowed down a great deal. Posted via the Android Central App If you actually think that 3rd party OEM'S and individual carriers don't slow down updates,I'd love to hear how that works.
  • I have the international G930F and I still haven't gotten a single update. Still stuck on PB4. The whole reason I got this version was to avoid carrier delays. And yet here in the U.S. T-Mobile and Verizon have already pushed a couple of updates to this phone. What gives? Very weird.
  • This is one of my biggest complaints with this phone. Having two S7s that have the same ultra sensitive touch screens, I'm looking forward to this patch.
  • It's good to see Samsung jumping in there and taking care of there customers in a timely fashion with bug fixes . I for one commend them on that . I put why more emphasis on bug fixes then I do the latest version of Android Posted via the Android Central App
  • As an Att customer, I don't expect to ever receive this update.
  • You'll get it but you won't be first haha . I'm on att to not to worry . My gs7 edge has been a beast Posted via the Android Central App
  • Will this update fix the WiFi issues
  • What Wifi issue?...