Usually, we see Samsung’s latest flagships always manage to steal the limelight when it comes to software support or upgrades. Speaking of which, Verizon is currently rolling the March 2019 security patch for the 3-year-old Samsung Galaxy S7. It is a maintenance update which is now rolling over-the-air. The software goes with the build number G930VVRS9CSC1.
As you can see from the official note, the latest update improves the performance of the Galaxy S7. Most importantly, it steps up the security patch level of the device. It’s great news for the users as the month is about to end and the latest software just arrived in time. Every month we keep seeing in the number of security threats listed in Google’s security bulletin. So, a monthly patch is definitely a savior for the phone. We know how tele-carriers roll out updates which knock into the devices a little later than usual.
In case of Verizon Galaxy S7, the update cycle follows a duration of 3 months. So, the previous update dropped in December of 2018. The latest software seeding is G930VVRS9CSC1 for the month of March 2019. Having said that, you can check out the Google Android Security Bulletin for March 2019. It will give you a detailed idea about what exact vulnerabilities does the latest G930VVRS9CSC1 update fixes up.
As the automatic update is making its way over-the-air, it will reach the devices gradually. You may have to wait a bit. Otherwise, go to device Settings > Software Updates. There you can tap on Check for Updates. If you happen to see the new March security patch, then download it immediately. Try to use a Wi-Fi connection to download the OTA as it will save your carrier data charges.
So, guys.! make sure you don’t miss the software update as it will improve and enhance the performance of your Galaxy S7. Install it ASAP as it rolls in.
G930VVRS9CSC1: Firmware Details
- Device Name: Verizon Galaxy S7 (SM-G930V)
- Model: SM-G930V
- Baseband Version: G930VVRS9CSC1
- Security Patch Level: 01.03.2019
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android OS: 8.0 Oreo
So, if you happened to sport a Galaxy S7 then keep your eyes out for the airborne OTA. It can drop into your device anytime now. Either wait for the OTA to hit your device on its own, otherwise manually fah the latest firmware using our resources and installation guide. Update to latest security and fortify your device.
Install March 2019 Patch on Verizon Galaxy S7
This is a manual process of updating the device. You will download the firmware and use the Odin tool to install the stock firmware on the Galaxy S7. Below you can find the firmware download link as well as other required drivers. We have also mentioned the guide which will help you flash the firmware on your Galaxy S7.
Before installing the firmware you have to follow some guidelines which you can find in the Pre-requisite section.
- This firmware is exclusively for Galaxy S7. Do not use it on other devices.
- Charge your device’s battery up to 50% or more.
- A PC or Laptop
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before installing any new firmware.
- You must install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Download and Install Samsung Kies software.
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
How To Install Stock Firmware
Simply follow the link below to know how to flash the Samsung firmware to complete stock.
So, that’s it. Make sure to get this update as it will enhance the performance of Verizon Galaxy S7. Also, it packs the latest month’s security. It’ a good start from Verizon by rolling timely updates right from the beginning of the month. We hope this trait continues in the future as well.