After LG, HTC, Sony and other Android flagship devices received the Nougat updates, Samsung has finally announced the official firmware based on Android 7.0 Nougat for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users worldwide. This latest firmware comes with build ID no. G930FXXU1DPLT and G935FXXU1DPLT which is a major upgrade for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge and updates the base Android version from 6.0 Marshmallow to the latest 7.0 Nougat. Now you can test Nougat firmware on your devices. XXU1DPLT Android 7.0 Nougat brings various changes such as TouchWiz with new features and tweaking already existing ones along with the latest security patch. Samsung has rolled out OTA (over-the-air) update region wise, so not all users can get it at the same time. If the official Android 7.0 Nougat update has not yet reached in your area and you can’t wait more then still you can flash it manually using Odin app.
This latest update is completely unbranded firmware, which means that you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs. By following this step by step guide, you can easily install XXU1DPLT Android 7.0 Nougat directly on any internationally unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge G930F /G935F. XXU1DPLT Android 7.0 Nougat also includes many new features like UX changes having new Quick panel and notifications, multi-window, performance mode, Samsung Pass and much more. If you are interested in updating your Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge G930F /G935F to Android 7.0 Nougat then go ahead and follow the given steps.
G930FXXU1DPLT Android 7.0 Nougat Details:
|Model name||Galaxy S7|
|Build date||Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:22:52 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-01-01|
G935FXXU1DPLT Android 7.0 Nougat Details:
|Model name||Galaxy S7 Edge|
|Build date||Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:24:49 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-01-01|
This guide containing the Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F. 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-G930F/G935F.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F, 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 SM-G930F/G935F USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your 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 Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download G930FXXU1DPLT Update Android 7.0 Nougat
- Download G935FXXU1DPLT Update Android 7.0 Nougat
- Download ODIN v3.10.7
Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge (SM-G930F/G935F) to Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 7.0 Nougat and Odin v3.10.7 for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F 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 S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F 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 S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F. (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 S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930F/G935F to Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware update.