Change Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge resolution back to 1440p after updating it to Android 7.0 Nougat

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As you may or may not know, Samsung recently started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge but there is one weird thing that some users reported. Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge comes with the native resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels but after updating the device to Android 7.0 Nougat the phone starts in a 1080p 1080 x 1920px resolution.  We first thought, it was some sort of bug but unfortunately it’s not and Samsung did this intentionally to improve the battery life of the device. Overall, the battery life of S7 and S7 Edge is pretty good and if you’re also an S7 or S7 Edge owner and you want to change your resolution back to 1440p from 1080p then you need to change some settings of your device.

How to change Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge resolution back to 1440p from 1080p after updating it to Android 7.0:

how to change s7 and s7 edge resolution to 1440p

If you are an S7 or S7 Edge owner and have recently updated your device to Nougat then you need to follow the steps below to revert the resolution back to 1440p from 1080p.

  • First of all, Open the settings of your S7 or S7 Edge device.
  • Now go to Display -> Screen Resolution.
  • Now move the slider to set your preferred display size between HD, FHD and WQHD.
  • Select Apply from the top bar to set your changes.
  • That’s it. Your device resolution is back to 1440p after updating it Nougat. If you have any questions do let us know in the comments