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A few months have passed since Android 7.0 Nougat has been released. It seems that Samsung has finally started releasing the Android 7.0 Nougat update to its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. We remind you that some previous rumors were suggesting that the South Korean company will actually upgrade its devices directly to Android 7.1 and skip the Android 7.0.

The Android 7.0 Nougat update is now available, but if you haven’t received the OTA update yet, you can manually download and install it on your device.

How To Install Android 7.0 Nougat On Your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

  • Download and install USB drivers for your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
  • Backup your important files on your smartphone
  • Enable the “Developer options” by heading to your device’s Settings and tap five times on the build number
  • Enable USB debugging option by heading to your device’s Settings->More->Developer Options
  • Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge battery is charged up to more than 70%
  • Download Odin and G935FXXU1DPLT Android 7.0 for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Unzip Odin and firmware zip files in the same folder
  • Turn Samsung Galaxy S7 edge off and boot it in Download mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down+Home+Power buttons
  • Open Odin application and connect your smartphone to your computer
  • Once your smartphone is connected to your computer, the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow
  • On Odin click on AP/PDA and select the .tar.md5 file
  • Click on CP/Phone and select file with MODEM in its name (ignore if you didn’t get any such file)
  • Click on PIT and select the .pit file (ignore if you didn’t get any such file)
  • BL and select file with BL in its name (ignore if you didn’t get any such file)
  • Finally, check Auto Reboot and F. Rest Time (if you selected a .pit file check “Re-Partition”)
  • Click on “Start” to initiate the update process
  • When the Android 7.0 Nougat installation is complete your device will reboot
  • Once the device successfully boots on the new operating system, you can unplug it from the computer.

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