Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is focused for onward Official beta Android 7.0 Nougat. We have good news for users, residing in the United Kingdom that Samsung announced the beta Android Nougat update for both of its flagship devices, Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The XXU1ZPK4 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware is uploaded on the internet and is now available through OTA (over-the-air). So, if you are from a certain region then you can easily update your device by navigating to OTA or Samsung KIES, but if you are unable to get the update due to some reason, or the update is not yet available in your country then don’t worry, you can still install the Official Beta Android 7.0 Nougat XXU1ZPK4 firmware on Galaxy S7 Edge and taste of awesomeness of Nougats.
The official XXU1ZPK4 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware brings a completely revamped notification panel, new icons in the notification panel and the color of notification panel has also been changed a bit. You can find UI changes in the status bar as well as in other applications. Also, the icons in the settings application have got a new look. Once the update is flashed on your Galaxy S7, you will find an improved performance of the device and stable battery life. Many users have upgraded their devices and found this ROM very stable and smooth. In this guide, we’ll use Odin app to flash the official Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S7 / Edge manually.
The firmware given in this guide can be used for the following variants of Galaxy S7 Edge:
The firmware files provided in this guide are meant for Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge. 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 Official Beta Android 7.0 Nougat. 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 And S7 Edge USB Drivers on your computer.
- Enable USB Debugging Option on your Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge 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.
- Download Android 7.0 For Galaxy S7 Edge G935F/G935FD Password: SamFirm.Net@Nougat.S7.G935F.BTU@ManhIT
- Galaxy S7 Edge G935S/G935K/G935L
- Download and extract Odin3 v3.12.3
Install Official Beta Android 7.0 Nougat XXU1ZPK4 on Galaxy S7 Edge:
Step 1: Download the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware file on the desktop of your computer for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
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 attain 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 / Edge 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 / Edge 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 / Edge successfully.
Tell us in the comments area below if you have questions or issues while updating your Galaxy S7 / Edge to the stock Android 7.0 Nougat.