Samsung has started pushing the latest Android 7.0 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. This update is available for the SM-G930F variant of Galaxy S7 and SM-G935F variant of Galaxy S7 Edge via OTA (over-the-air). The G930FXXU1DPLT update was released a few days ago but the firmware is not universal, and users from some areas may be able to download and enjoy the latest Nougat experience on their devices.
But don’t worry, if you are from any other region or the update is not yet available in your country then still you can flash the Android 7.0 Nougat Official Firmware manually on your S7 or S7 Edge. Thanks to SamMobile for providing the two full Android 7.0 Nougat firmware files. You can easily download and install on your phone via Odin tool. Here you can find the latest versions of Odin. If you want to flash Android 7.0 Nougat Firmware on Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, then proceed to the installation guide below to enjoy the official TouchWiz GraceUX Nougat experience.
G930FXXU1DPLT Android 7.0 Nougat Details:
|Model name||Galaxy S7|
|Build date||Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:22:52 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-01-01|
The firmware files provided in this guide are meant for Galaxy S7. Do not install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. To check out what device you have, go to Settings > More/General > About Device or Settings > About Device.
AndroidSoul will not be liable for any damage occurred to your phone during or after the installation of G930FXXU1DPLT Nougat official firmware update. Proceed at your risk.
- Create a proper backup of you valuable data such as SMS, MMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Media content and other files, etc. before proceeding to the installation guide. In case, anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Download and Install Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge USB Drivers on your computer.
- Enable USB Debugging Option on your Samsung S7 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Windows-based PC and the original data cable to establish a connection between your PC/laptop and Android device.
- Make sure that the battery of your phone is charged about 70 to 80% to avoid an unexpected shutdown while flashing process.
Steps to Install G930FXXU1DPLT Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge:
Step 1: Download the G930FXXU1DPLT Official firmware file on the desktop of your computer for Samsung S7.
Step 2: Unzip the download firmware file to get the .tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Boot your device into Recovery Mode and perform a factory data reset to perform a clean installation.
Step 4: Launch Odin3.exe.
Step 5: Connect your Galaxy S7 to the PC using its USB data cable and power it OFF to boot into Download Mode.
Step 6: Power ON the Galaxy S7 pressing and holding Volume Down + Home Button + Power keys at the same time. As a warning message appears, press Volume Up to continue.
Step 7: If the USB drivers are installed correctly, Odin will detect your phone and the ID: COM box will turn blue.
Step 8: In Odin app, click the AP button. Choose the firmware.tar.md5 or firmware.tar which you have already extracted.
Step 9: Click on the Start button in Odin and wait for the flashing process to complete successfully. After the firmware is successfully installed, the flashing process box will turn green.
Step 10: Disconnect your phone and reboot it manually after the flashing process has been completed successfully.
Step 11: The Galaxy S7 will take about 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation. So please be patient.
Done! You have installed the official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware on Galaxy S7 successfully.
Tell us in the comments area below if you have questions or issues while updating your Galaxy S7 to the stock Android 7.0 Nougat.