manufacturers are increasingly less likely to include the chip of FM radio on smartphones, but chinese companies themselves choose to include the FM radio. It is rare to see a Xiaomi without FM radio (even if it’s a tablet) but in the case of a trademark the more western there are some that take years and years exterminated the chip of FM radio.
One of the brands that has been removed from the chip FM radio on their phones is Samsung (although this is included inside the smartphone) and in the case of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung has activated the chip after the launch. Yes, like what you hear, if you are a user of a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, it is likely that, in the latest update of your terminal, the radio chip internal FM is worked even though, in theory, this chip has only been activated in the american versions of the device.
What is the Samsung Galaxy S7 have the chip for FM radio activated?
In the theory there are several Samsung phones, of different american companies, that do have the chip for FM radio enabled and the list is as follows:
- Samsung Galaxy S7: AT&T, Boost Mobile, Cricket, Sprint, T-Mobile, U. S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless, and Virgin Mobile.
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U. S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless
In theory, these models have the chip FM radio enabled but it may be that other models that are not on the list also have and you should know that Samsung has released the APK of the application of FM radio so that you can install in your smartphone. If you want to try the only thing you have to do is download and install the APK (if this doesn’t work nothing happens, it just gives an error when starting the application).
Here, through this link, you can download the APK of the FM radio of the Samsung. Is a APK 100% safe and certified by Samsung, available on APK Mirror. Is compatible with mobiles that carry Android 6 Marshmallow.
in Addition to the APK own of Samsung you can also use the application NextRadio, an application available on Amazon Underground or Google Play that also allows you to install the FM radio on your Galaxy S7. If you get this to work as we you will comment.