Galaxy S7 edge Android 7.0 Nougat G9350ZCU2ZQA4 update is released

The Chinese Galaxy S7 Edge variant is receiving an Android 7.0 Nougat update in overall country. The update carries build number G9350ZCU2ZQA4, it is also reported that the Galaxy Beta Program is still running in the country where as the update must be the 7th beta update. The update weighs around 213MB that is very close to the XXU1DPLT firmware release a few days back for European Galaxy S7 Edge variant.

Th update brought some improvements as mentioned in the change log like, enhance power saving mode and stability improvements in over all firmware. Below you can find the firmware details and compatible model.

You can also: Download Stock Nougat XXU1DPLT firmware for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Nougat Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Chinese variant)

Model: SM-G9350

Android Version: Android 7.0 Nougat

Build Number: G9350ZCU2ZQA4

Samsung Galaxy devices can be updated to newer firmware by two different software update methods and we have mentioned all of them below.

1 – OTA

2 – Samsung Kies

You can follow any one of them you find easy but every firmware update process has some limitations and requirements. If you have installed custom recovery on your device it will be replaced by the Stock Recovery image and your device will become completely Stock after flashing the firmware. Below are the three firmware update methods you can follow to update your Galaxy S7 Edge G9350 on G9350ZCU2ZQA4 Android 7.0 Nougat.

How to update Galaxy S7 Edge G9350 to Android 7.0 Nougat via OTA (Over The Air) method

This is the first and preferably the most easiest method to update your Galaxy S7 Edge on G9350ZCU2ZQA4 firmware. You can use your device to download the firmware file if available and then the device will ask you to install the updates now or later. As we mentioned above the limitation of OTA method is that you can update your device to latest firmware only as long as you are present inside the region where the OTA has landed and your device is in stock un-rooted condition because rooted device will not able to receive the OTA updates then you have to un-root your device or switch to the alternative methods like Kies or Odin. To check whether your device is eligible for OTA Firmware update, unlock your device & navigate to

Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Check for updates

This will require a working internet connection to connect to the Samsung servers. You will receive a notification about the latest firmware availability click install to flash the firmware or tap install later to flash the latest update anytime later.

How to update Galaxy S7 Edge on G9350ZCU2ZQA4 Android 7.0 Nougat via Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies is another useful firmware update application for Samsung and a bit easier to use, just follow the below steps to update your Galaxy S7 Edge on Android 7.0 Nougat using Samsung Kies.

  1. Download the Samsung Kies application from the Samsung website and install it on your windows PC or Mac.
  2. Once the installation process completes, click the Kies icon to run the application.
  3. Now connect your device to the PC using USB data cable.
  4. You device will be automatically detected by Kies application and now you can perform multiple functions apart from the firmware update. The Kies application allows you to create a backup of your device before updating to new firmware, click the “Backup and Restore” button and follow the on screen instructions.
  5. Once you successfully created a back up of your device now you can update your device to latest available firmware.
  6. Click the Firmware Upgrade button to check whether new firmware is available for your device, if the firmware is available for your device you will be notified.
  7. Proceed further and follow onscreen instructions to start the Update process.
  8. Your device will reboot automatically once the process is completed.

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