Samsung is gradually rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat updates for different models in different regions. Now is the time for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935FD to get updated on latest Android 7.0 Nougat. This latest update will take your experience with Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to the whole new level. Android 7.0 Nougat comes with many new features and some security issues are also addressed in it. Though there is a small issue as well which is not a bug but Samsung did it deliberately to save more battery. Samsung reduced the screen resolution from 1440 x 2560 to 1080×1920, to fix this please check our guide on How to Change Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge resolution back to 1440p after updating it to Android 7.0 Nougat. This update came with Build ID G935FXXU1DQAS.
Samsung rolled out the update in patches, so it’s quite possible you still haven’t got it yet. Therefore, if you still didn’t get the update on OTA you can download and install the update manually via Odin. Flashing a Stock ROM via Odin is an official process and doesn’t require ROOT or Custom Recovery. So, if you don’t like your current Custom ROM and want to immediately switch to Stock Android experience, this the right place. Follow our simple step by step guide on How to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935FD.
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- Before proceeding any further backup all your important data like Emails, Messages, Personal Photos, and Videos.
- Download and install Samsung USB drivers on your PC.
- Make sure USB Debugging mode is enabled on your Android Device. You can enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > Developer Options.
- The device should be charged up to 70% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns. This is very important, any shutdown during the process can damage your device permanently.
How to install Stock Android 7.0 Nougat XXU1DQAS on Galaxy S7 Edge G935FD
Step 1: Download XXU1DQAS and Odin for Galaxy S7 Edge G935FD on your PC.
Step 2: Extract downloaded firmware to get tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Now to turn off your mobile and boot it in download mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power keys at once for some time. An android logo will appear, now press Power Button again to enter into the Download Mode.
Step 4: Open your Odin folder and right click on Odin file and then click on Run as Administrator. After that connect your phone to PC with USB cable.
Step 5: In Odin tool one of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This means your phone is connected successfully.
Step 6: Now click on AP and select md5 file of firmware which we extracted earlier.
Step 7: Before clicking on start make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected, but re-partition option must NOT be ticked.
Step 8: Your Galaxy S7 Edge G935FD will reboot once the installation is completed. Keep the device connected to USB until you reach the home screen.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Stock Android 7.0 Nougat on your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935FD.