Dear all Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge users. Do you know that the Android 7.0 Nougat update is now available for your Smartphone. While the device by default runs the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, now you can update it to the Android Nougat OS. This new update will add a number of new features to your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and will take your device into superiority in terms of features. This update at this moment is being rolled in New Zealand for the carriers NZC, VNZ and TNZ.
Although Samsung rolled out the official update via OTA, but we’re not sure if all of you have received the new Nougat update. If you cannot wait until the Samsung pushes the Android Nougat to your region, then you need to manually flash it to your device by following the steps properly as stated below.
Make sure to check your device model correctly before performing the update, as the update is only meant for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with model number SM-G935F and if you install the update on other Android devices, then it might get bricked or create bugs on your device. We will not take responsible for any issues during the update process.
- First, make a backup of all important data on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge as the update will erase all your important data.
- A computer and original USB cable should be necessary for the update.
- Your PC must be pre-installed with the Samsung USB drivers as the drivers helps you connect your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to your PC easier. If not installed, then at first download the drivers from the official site of Samsung.
- Enable USB debugging by going to Settings >Developer Options.
- Most importantly keep your tablet battery fully charged. If it is not fully charged, at least maintain a minimum of 50% power left before starting the update.
Steps to Update Android Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
- First, download (NZC, VNZ and TNZ) the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware for your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and download Odin v3.12.zip. Then extract them on your computer.
- After that, boot your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge into download mode by switching off your Smartphone first and then long-pressing the Volume Down + Power + Home buttons simultaneously. After you see a warning message on your screen, press the Volume Down button to put your device into download mode.
- Next, connect the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to the computer and launch Odin.
- If the connection of your handset to your PC is successful, the bottom-left corner of Odin will show a pass message.
- Now, choose “AP/PDA” box in Odin and choose the “.tar.md5″ file from the extracted Nougat folder. Make sure that you have already unchecked the re-partition box.
- Next, select the “Auto-reboot” option and click on the “Start” button. The update process will take around 10-15 minutes. Wait still your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge reboots.
Congratulations! You have now successfully updated your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to the new Android 7.0 Nougat OS. Experience the new Nougat features in your handset and let’s know in the comment section below, if you face any issues.