Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Getting 'Improvements' in New Update

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  1. dgstorm

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    Software version VRU2APD2 just started rolling out to the Verizon version of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Here's Verizon's description,

    "Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device. This software update has been tested to optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches." ~ Verizon

    Sound off and let us know when you get this update!
     
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    Got the update. May security patch. FoxFi still working on Verizon unlimited plan.
     
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    Mine isn't seeing it yet.

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    Updated mine earlier today. Phone seems fine. Have not checked the new features.
     
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    Got the update 5/6 and phone works fine. No noticeable problems. On restart after the update, that pesky sd card notification still showed but when I purposely restarted it again, it was gone. Still have to get rid of the need to unlock phone on restart the first time with pattern before you can use fingerprint. A reason to have that has never been explained and it should be eliminated in an update.
     
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    You can turn it off!

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    How?

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    Let me warn everyone, so many have been locked out of their phones permanently with only a full factory restore as the way back in when their fingerprint readers flake out. It is HIGHLY recommended that you retain a second method of security authentication. The fingerprint reader is far from perfect, nothing compared with those biometric devices on laptops for instance and even they fail. I just spoke to a tier two technical support rep at Verizon yesterday (Saturday), and he informed me this is a very common problem. People who disabled the second method of authentication and then had their fingertips readers flake out wind up calling tech support and he is left with no option but to FDR their phones.

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    Thanks for the answer jackie and foxkat. What ninja trick that jackie discovered i was curious about was how to turn off the sd card notification at startup. Any tips on this?
    Good info in those 2 answers though...i was a little curious about the fingerprint thing

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    Sorry, I haven't found anything for that one

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    This is true, but what Jackie advised is not disabling the secondary unlock method, only that the secondary unlock method isn't forced after a restart.
     
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