Here is a detailed guide on How To Install Android Oreo on AT&T Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge. If you are still waiting for Android 8.0 Oreo then the wait is over, now you can Install Android Oreo on AT&T Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge. Android Oreo is the latest Android OS, which was released a few months ago. Here, finally Samsung has officially announced the Android 8.0 Oreo for the AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users. Now AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge users can enjoy the Android Oreo experience on their devices.
This latest official update is the first release of Android 8.0 for AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which brings a bunch of new features and improvements like picture-in-picture mode, background app optimizations, notification channels, notification snoozing and much more. The Android 8.0 Oreo Build comes with the latest February Security patch and lots of customization’s, changes and bug fixes. This update was pulled from the ATT servers and perfectly safe.
If you are the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge user and want to install Android Oreo on AT&T Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge, then here is a complete step by step guide which you can use on your phone and update the device with the official Android 8.0 Oreo. The AT&T Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge is the second device which received the Android 8.0 Oreo official update, the first one is Galaxy S8 and S8+.
This latest official update brings Samsung Experience 9.0 to your AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The Samsung Experience 9.0 include some features like the new keyboard with stickers, GIFs built in, App Pair feature from the Samsung Galaxy Note8, Samsung’s Bixby and so on. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you want to install Android Oreo on AT&T Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Official Android 8.0 Oreo firmware and instructions can be used only with the AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone, the model number of your device must be.
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- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-J700F by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
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Steps to Install Android Oreo on AT&T Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 8.0 Oreo and Odin v3.10.7 for AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone to your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process is successfully finished, the AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Android 8.0 Oreo official firmware update.