Download and Install Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware On Galaxy S7 Edge

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Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware has started rolling out for Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) and Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F). However while this information might seem intriguing, the OTA update is currently available for United Kingdom and Czech Republic users. To recall, samsung company released several beta builds of the nougat firmware before releasing the final build which is more stable and improved. Thus you can check for the OTA update. To do this, head over to Settings -> About Device, and select the “System Updates” option. Tap on the “Check For Update” button to fetch the latest update available. Once you receive an over the air update (for those who has the UK’s BTU), it should worth a whooping 1.3 GB in size.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Official Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware Update

The latest software version brings tons of new improved features such as new UX and various performance mode. Now if perhaps the OTA update hasn’t been rolled out to your country yet and you probably don’t want to wait for it, all there’s needed to be done is to download the Android Nougat 7.0 Official Stock ROM from the links given below and flash it manually with ODIN Samsung Flashing Tool. Note: Installing the ROM gives you an instant upgrade to Android 7.0 build of Samsung, whether you were a beta tester or not.

Official Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Nougat Firmware Download

To begin with, you’ve to first and foremost download the official android 7.0 nougat firmware update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Once you’ve downloaded the file from the below link, then follow the guides to learn how to install it.

Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) Firmware

United Kingdom: BTU-G930FXXU1DPLT-20170117160813.zip.

Czech Republic: G935FXXU1DPLT_G935FO2C1DPLT_O2C.zip.

    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F) Firmware

    United Kingdom: G935FXXU1DPLT_G935FOXA1DPLT_BTU.zip. 

    Czech Republic: G935FXXU1DPLT_G935FO2C1DPLT_O2C.zip.

      Notice

      Please make sure to backup all your important data before processing with the manual upgrade. Also tech viola will not be held responsible if you brick your device while using our method. Follow instructions as prescribed and things will end up well.

      How To Install Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware On Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

      Download Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware from the links given above, and extract it on your PC. The file size is around 2.2GB in compressed mode. Thus in order to extract it, you’ll need about 4.6GB free space approximately on your PC storage.

        Next download Odin  and Samsung Drivers  then extract them on your PC. Install the Samsung drivers on your computer and run/open Odin. Make sure you’ve unzipped the firmware above to get a file which starts with  AP, CSC, Home_CSC, BL and CP and end with .tar.md5 format.

          Official Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware files for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

          Now Enable USB debugging and OEM unlock on your phone. Simply Go to Settings » About Phone » and tap “Build Number” seven times to enable Developer options. Go back to the main Settings menu and scroll to the bottom, then select “Developer Options” from there look for “USB debugging and OEM unlock” then toggle it ON to enable.

            Enable USB debugging and OEM unlock in Samsung Galaxy device

            Next Boot your device into Download mode. To achieve this, switch off your device. Then Press and hold the “Home + Power + Volume Down” buttons for a few seconds until you see a warning screen. Now Press “Volume Up” on the warning screen to accept it and boot into Download mode.

              Now once you’ve successfully booted your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge device into download mode, connect it to the PC by using a USB cable. The ID:COM port on Odin will be highlighted as soon as your device is detected. Now you’ve to select each of the Nougat firmware file you downloaded earlier into the appropriate box in Odin.

                Click the BL button, navigate to the firmware folder and add the file that starts with BL in its name. Next click the AP button and add the corresponding file to it. Since the AP file is huge in size, it might take some time for it to be added in Odin. Now click the CP and CSC buttons one by one and add the remaining corresponding file to them. Ignore the file that starts with HOME in its name.

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                  Once you’ve added everything, click the “Start” button to initiate the installation process, then wait until the installation completes. When the firmware is installed, you will get a PASS! message in Odin and your phone will reboot automatically. You can then disconnect the USB cable. Note: Your device might takes some time about 5-7 minutes to boot up normally.

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                    Final Words

                    Now you’ve successfully installed the official android 7.0 nougat on your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge. You can now restore all your backup files. If perhaps the ID:COM Added! message doesn’t show when you plug in the USB cable, it means your driver is not correctly installed or try it with different USB cable. That’s it. Comment below on any issue you encounter let’s guide you more vividly.

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