Samsung has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat for its flagship smartphone. We have some good news for Samsung Galaxy A7 SM-A710F users because Samsung has recently rolled out the latest official firmware update based on Android 7.0 Nougat in Russia and soon will be rolled out in other countries. This latest update comes with build number A710FXXU2CQDC along with the latest security patch April 2017 for improving device security to any misshape. The Android 7.0 Nougat update is stable, smooth and runs fast on your mobile. Also, the official update brings a number of performance enhancements features and improvements. Samsung has rolled out the official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means not all users can get the update at the same time. If the Android 7.0 Nougat has not yet reached in your region then still you can install it manually by using Odin app. You can upgrade your Samsung smartphones to all the latest official firmware released by Samsung with the help of Odin app.
By following this simple step by step guide, you can update your Galaxy A7 SM-A710F to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware. This latest Nougat firmware comes with many performance improvements like Doze Mode, improves the multi-window feature, quick setting buttons and much more. We always recommend keeping updated your Android devices to the newly released official firmware. If you are interested in installing this Android 7.0 Nougat official update on Galaxy A7 SM-A710F then go ahead and follow the given steps.
A710FXXU2CQDC Android 7.0 Nougat Official Update Details:
|Model name||Galaxy A7|
|Build date||Sat, 22 Apr 2017 03:23:57 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-04-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy Galaxy A7. 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 SM-A710F.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy A7 during or after the installation of Android 7.0 Nougat Proceed at your risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy A7, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy A7 SM-A710F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy A7 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 Galaxy A7 will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy A7, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download A710FXXU2CQDC Update Android 7.0 Nougat
- Download ODIN v3.10.7
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy A7 SM-A710F to XXU2CQDC Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy A7 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 Galaxy A7 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 Galaxy A7 (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 Galaxy A7 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy A7 SM-A710F to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.