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We are almost mid-way into October and came across a lot of firmware updates from Samsung. But there is no sign of latest security patches of October, not even of September security patch.Although firmware updates are mostly of September build and some of October build but security patches goes all the way back to August. Samsung is still rolling firmware for Blueborne vulnerability. Amidst all this, there are also a few Android OS platform updates being rolled out. Currently, Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for AT&T Galaxy Express Prime is rolling.
This update brings the firmware build number to the US variants of the T-mobile Samsung Galaxy Express Prime. The update brings the much expected Android Nougat update. This update weighs 1GB in size. It’s interesting to note that this update is a straight leap to 7.1.1 Nougat. There is no 7.0 Nougat. Apart from OS update, it brings other regular updates and system enhancements. The update is rolling in waves as OTA(over-the-air) update. So, it will take a while for the update to roll into your device. You can also directly download the firmware from Samsung servers. We have a complete tutorial for the same later in this post.
Changelog: 7.1.1 Nougat update for AT&T Galaxy Express Prime
Let’s see what else the update packs along with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Android Nougat will bring features like Multi-window, DND, new emojis, App shortcuts etc. Well, in a nutshell following changes are being brought to the device by this update.
- Android Nougat 7.1.1
- Patch for Blueborne Vulnerability
- August 2017 security update
- Wi-Fi Calling enabled
- Video Calling
- Regular bug fixes
Download: 7.1.1 Nougat update for AT&T Galaxy Express Prime
In a regular way, as it happens, the OTA update will roll to your device and the device will catch and install it. Then your device will be upgraded.
You can also manually perform the check if the firmware update is being available for your service.
To do so
- go to your device’s Settings > About device> System Updates.
- Tap check for updates.
- If it is available, download and install it.
Note:- Before downloading the OTA,
- Fully charge Your device to avoid power outage interruption as updating process will take some time to complete.
- Use a Wi-Fi network to download the update as it around 1GB in size.
Alternatively, like we mentioned before, you can download the firmware directly from Samsung servers using the SamFirm tool.
Here you go,
Latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware Update | Download Firmware Directly
How To Install: Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for AT&T Galaxy Express Prime
To manually install the update, You have to use another software called the Odin Tool.
You already downloaded the firmware in the above section. Then extract the TAR file from it . Then open Odin Tool and put the TAR file in the AP section in Odin Tool. Then you start installing the update.
Follow the link below to see the steps in more details.
Therefore, since this is a major update try to get it ASAP on your device. This update is total win-win as it brings Android 7.1.1 Nougat as well as the Blueborne patch. Also, we don’t think this device will make it to the Android 8.0 Oreo update.But who knows..?! So, this update should definitely not be missed. Also stay tuned to AndroidSage for all latest updates on Android Nougat and Samsung smartphones.