Software updates: Samsung Galaxy Note7

    Use this page to identify software versions for the Samsung Galaxy Note7 as well as details on recent software updates.




    Identify the device's current software version


    Android 6.0.1/Baseband N930TUVU2APL2

    1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
    2. Tap Settings > General management.
    3. Scroll down to 'About device' to view the Baseband version.



    Review software version details



    Android OS 6.0.1

    Baseband Version:

    December 27, 2016

    This update will send an on-screen notification about the recall with action steps to take and will prevent the charge ability of the device.

    Available December 27, 2016

    Android OS 6.0.1

    Baseband Version:

    November 5, 2016

    Battery charge limited to 60%

    Battery indicator color is changing to grey

    Recall pop-up notification appears more frequently

    Available November 5, 2016

    Android OS 6.0.1

    Baseband Version: N930TUVU2API4

    September 21, 2016

    Battery indicator update

    Available September 21, 2016

    Android OS 6.0.1

    Baseband Version: N930TUVU1APGC

    August 19, 2016

    Original launch software

    Available August 19, 2016



    Determine update requirements

    Your device must meet the following requirements to update your software to the most current version:

    • 30% or higher battery life
    • Data connection
    • Size of update 113.75 MB



    Update software versions


    Update software from the phone to Baseband N930TUVU2APL2

    To check for updates and download the update from the Samsung servers, follow these steps:


    1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
    2. Tap Settings > General management > Software update > Download updates manually.
    3. Tap OK to check for the update.


    Update from a computer

    Follow the device requirements above, along with the following:

    • Use a Samsung USB cable.
    • Back up your data prior to completing the update.


    During the update, do not:

    • Use the device or press any keys.
    • Remove the battery, if applicable.
    • Turn off the device.
    • Disconnect the USB cable until the update is complete.


    You will not be able to place a call during the update, not even an emergency call.

    1. Download and install Samsung Smart Switch that is compatible with your computer from!/
    2. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
    3. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
    4. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
    5. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
    6. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
    7. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
    8. Click OK to proceed.Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.