The update was primed for a Dec. 19 release date to give device owners even more time to exchange their explosive devices, Note 7 but there was some unexpected pushback Last week, Samsung announced a long-awaited software update to finally disable the few Note 7s still out in circulation in the United States..
Verizon will not be pushing this software update to your device until
January 5, 2017.However, we urge you to stop using your Note7, upgrade it to another device, and return the Note7 to us.Verizon stayed strong in its convictions that the phone needs to stay connected to the network through the holidays:When it declared that it will issue Samsung’s update to disable the Note 7s still in service,
If you are still for some reason using one of those pocket bombs, please, go exchange it as soon as possible.Note 7 With this news, we can finally close the book on the long saga of the Galaxy Note 7. If you don’t, Samsung and your network even if it’s Verizon will finally cut you off.