The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S8 are getting surprise updates

  • Samsung is reportedly pushing an update to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S8 phones.
  • The updates seem to address GPS issues on these devices.

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S8 series both reached end-of-life status a while ago, meaning they’ve stopped receiving software updates. However, it looks like the Korean manufacturer has decided to offer one more update to these devices.

Galaxy Club reports (h/t: SamMobile) that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S8 phones are both receiving updates to address GPS stability. More specifically, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge update has firmware version G93*FXXU8EVG3 and it weighs in at 31MB. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus update has firmware version G95*FXXUCDVG4 and weighs in at 420MB.