The latest build of BoBCaTROM is now available for the Galaxy S7 Edge G935F phones. You may know that Samsung has already started to roll out the most awaited Android 7.0 Nougat to Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge and it is expected that you might already have received the OTA update and will enjoy its new features. No doubt, that stock builds are but if you are looking for a custom ROM bringing you choices on themes (Dark Theme) and other customizations as well as some cool animations then BoBCaTROM is one of the best available ROM for Galaxy S7 Edge.
Various users have tested the ROM and reported that the ROM is very stable, fast, smooth and working fine on Galaxy S7 Edge G935F. Keep in mind that the ROM is not officially released by Samsung, thus you need to have your Galaxy S7 Edge rooted and the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP should installed on it. While installation, all the data on your phone will be wiped clean, so it is highly recommended to take proper backup of your complete data. If you wish to update Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F to Android 7.0 BoBCaTROM Nougat then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This Android 7.0 BoBCaTROM Custom firmware is working with Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F. Do not install it on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your phone before going ahead.
Things To Remember:
Data Backup: Take a full backup of all your important data and settings like contacts, pictures, videos, music before proceeding to the rooting instructions.
Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F.
Enable USB debugging option on your device: Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F must be rooted, unlocked and installed with a recovery tool like TWRP or CWM.
Make sure that the battery level of your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F should be at least about 60-70 charged to avoid unexpected shutdowns during the rooting process.
- Download BoBCaTROM firmware for Galaxy S7 edge G935F from here
- Download Gapps for Android 7.1-based custom ROMs from here.
Steps to Install Android 7.0 BoBCaTROM Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F:
Step No 1: – Download the Android 7.0 BoBCaTROM ROM custom firmware ([G93xF]BoBCaTROM_NOUGAT_v1.0_XXU1DPLT_STOCK.zip) on the desktop of your PC for Galaxy S7 Edge G935F from the above link. Do not unzip the firmware zipped file.
Step No 2: – Plug the phone to the PC via its USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Transfer the Android 7.0 BoBCaTROM ROM .zip file to the root folder on SD card of your phone.
Step No 4: – After transferring ROM file, unplug the USB cord and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 6: – While your Galaxy S7 Edge G935F is in Recovery Mode, perform wipe data tasks by navigating to the main menu of recovery and choose to wipe data/factory reset and confirm the process.
Step No 7: – Now, go back to Recovery menu and select choose zip from sdcard -> Install zip from sdcard. Find the Android 7.0 Galaxy S7 Edge G935F custom ROM file that you have already downloaded it in Step No 1. Confirm the flashing process to begin.
Step No 8: – Once again, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your Galaxy S7 Edge G935F into the new custom ROM. Your device may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first after installation.
Step No 9: – Repeat the above process to install Google Apps package on your smartphone.
Tell us in the comments area below about your experience with this Android 7.0 BoBCaTROM ROM for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F.