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Software Updates for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge


I bought the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge from Samsung store. The staff at Samsung store said the phone will branded to Koodo when I insert a Koodo SIM.

Who will be providing software updates for this Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge device purchased from the Samsung store? Is that Koodo or Samsung itself?

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Almost all big software updates are finalized and pushed through by our service providers. With an exception to a few select phones( Nexus )
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Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

https://community.koodomobile.com/koodo/topics/upcoming-software-updates
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Dennis wrote:

Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

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i have a nexus that has no provider, and got the update just fine. Could it be that it has a provider "attached " to it somehow when purchased from the Google store?
Dennis wrote:

Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

[url=https://communit...

Can you buy the galaxy s7 outright from samsung?
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Dennis wrote:

Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

[url=https://communit...

I dont think you can, but im sure anythings possible in this day and age. lol
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[quote=Dennis]Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

https://<a href="https://communit" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noreferrer noopener">https://communit</a>...[/quote
Dennis wrote:

Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

[url=https://communit...

@Riley, yes, you can buy outright from Samsung. Koodo will sell devices outright too, as long you are a Koodo customer. I've bought outright from Koodo as well.
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Dennis wrote:

Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

[url=https://communit...

Chadwick is right.  If the phone is locked to Koodo, then Koodo controls the Andorid update.  If the phone is unlocked, then I believe that the manufacturer can push the update without the carrier letting the update pass through them
Dennis wrote:

Apparently Nexuses (maybe Nexi) are pushed through the providers too.

[url=https://communit...

@Dennis, Good info. Here is what will happen. The S7 Edge from Samsung Experience Store will "branded" to Koodo once I insert a Koodo SIM. But the phone is also unlocked as I have the unlock code. Do you think Koodo will control the Android update under this scenario?
Thank you, Chadwick for the reply. I take it from your reply that Koodo will update the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge purchased from the Samsung store.

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