Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge: how to install Android 7.0 Nougat? -Tutorial

Finally! After months of waiting, Android 7.0 Nougat is finally available on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 french edge. The deployment, however, is progressive and everyone has not yet received the appropriate notification. If you’re in a hurry, here’s a tutorial to learn how this version of the firmware via Odin to Flash manually.

after several months of beta, the final version of Android 7.0 Nougat is finally available on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge . Unfortunately, everyone has not yet access, but it is possible to cheat and install the same. If you are unsure, follow the guide, you will see, it is not very complicated.

before installing

firmware full G930FXXU1DPLT (or G935F for the Galaxy S7 edge) is not yet available for download. There is however a trick to download firmware BTU (planned for the United Kingdom) and then do the update in OTA to my phone. For this, you will need a few tools:

  • a computer under Windows (possible also under MacOS and Linux with Heimdall)

  • Odin3 v3.12.3 available here

  • a reiler USB cable the phone to the computer

  • BTU firmware corresponding to your smartphone:

specify that this operation erases all data on your smartphone . So remember to back them up first.

to read in FrAndroid: tutorial: how to backup and restore your data on Android?

the first step is to prepare your phone. To do this, go in settings, and then in the about of the unit section (downstairs), and finally in info software. Then tap the ‘Version number’ box (normally 7 x) until a message appears telling you that you have access to developer mode.

once this is done, go back to settings, then go to the section development Options (just above in connection). Here, check the options unlock OEM and debugging USB .

Flash Marshmallow BTU

now, it’s time to Flash the Marshmallow BTU firmware on your smartphone so that it then offers to make the long-awaited update. For this, unzip Odin, then the 5 contained files in archive of your firmware in the same directory.

turn off your smartphone then turn it back on in Download mode. This hold down the Power, Volume down and host keys. You will see a blue screen asking you to press the Volume up key to continue. Press and launch Odin on your computer.

if all goes as planned, the box “ID:COM” should light up and display a message of type 0: [COMx] (x is a number). In the reverse case, try to connect your smartphone to a different USB port, or reinstall the appropriate drivers.

  • click on the BL button and choose the file whose name starts with BL_

  • click on the AP button and choose the file whose name starts with AP_

  • click on the CC button and choose the file whose name starts with CP_

  • click the CSC button and choose the file whose name starts with CSC_ (be careful not to take the HOME_CSC_)

  • click on the Options tab and make sure the box Re – Partition is not checked

  • click on Start

after a few minutes, the loading bar is full and the phone restarts under the correct version of the ROM.

switch to Android 7.0 Nougat

once this version is installed your smartphone will be reset. It will ask you so resetting your internet connection and your Google account.

once this last step, go once again into the phone, in the section about the device settings, and then click Manual download of the update. He then will automatically download the update to Android 7.0 Nougat. Prepare your best WiFi connection and a good coffee, it weighs more than 1.2 GB.

Galaxy S7

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