Samsung has started rolling out the official Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The update “enables” faster speeds for downloading apps and system software updates.
Quick Panel and Notifications
- The Quick Panel features a cleaner aesthetic, as titles have been removed from the icons in the panel’s first depth. Icons in the second depth are organized into groups of nine, making them easier to locate.
- Notifications are now grouped to display information more clearly and also support Direct Reply.
- An improved controller allows the window size to be more easily adjusted in split screen view.
- New pop-up window function that supports up to five separate windows in addition to the two in the split-screen view, users can access up to seven apps at the same time.
- Performance Mode: The newly added Performance Mode lets users optimize their smartphones to better meet their specific needs by activating one of the four available modes.
Optimized mode extends battery life and enhances speed,
Game mode provides useful functions such as Game Launcher and Game Tools.
Entertainment mode enhances sound and image quality and
High Performance mode enables the highest quality display settings possible.
- Works as a master key for website login on Samsung Internet, and now supported on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.
- Users can use their fingerprint to log into selected websites and apps with Samsung Pass. The feature will soon be expanded to support mobile banking app integration.