T-Mobile, AT&T and other Canadian variants of Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge has already received the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update and now its time for Sprint variant of S7 and S7 Edge to get the update. So, today we have some good news for all Sprint users. The Sprint Galaxy S7 SM-G930P and S7 Edge SM-G935P has received the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update and right now it’s available in some particular regions. If you own a Sprint Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge and have been using it outside USA then there is no need to worry you can still install Android 7.0 Nougat on Sprint Galaxy S7 and Sprint Galaxy S7 Edge manually by using the latest version of Odin.
So, if you are ready and want to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Sprint Galaxy S7 and Sprint Galaxy S7 Edge then you need to follow the detailed guide. But before proceeding any further, you need to check your device’s model by going to Settings > About Device. If your device is G930P or G935P then proceed further.
This Android 7.0 update guide is only for Sprint Galaxy S7 and Sprint Galaxy S7 Edge. Verify your device model by going to Settings > About Phone.
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- Make sure you have created a full backup of your device including your personal photos and videos.
- Your device should have more than 60 percent or higher battery to prevent any unexpected shutdowns during the update process.
- You need to activate the USB Debugging on your device. You can enable it USB Debugging on Galaxy Note 5 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- You have installed the latest Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge USB Drivers.
How to Update Sprint Galaxy S7 and Sprint Galaxy S7 Edge to Android 7.0 Nougat:
Step 1: First of all, download the official Android 7.0 Nougat update and Odin 3.12.3 for Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge.
Step 2: Now extract the Update file to get the tar.md5 file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 file.
Step 3: Once you got it. Turn Off your device to go into the Download Mode.
Step 4: Now connect your device to PC via the USB cable.
Step 5: Now, turn ON the device by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power key simultaneously to boot in to the Download Mode. Release the keys once you see the blue screen with exclamation mark and press the Volume Up key.
Step 6: Extract the Odin files in a folder and launch the Odin tool. Make sure your phone is in Download Mode.
Step 7: Once connected, you will see one of the ID:COM boxes will turn Yellow with the COM port number.
Step 8: Now select the firmware files tar.md5 file that you want to flash on the device
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore the step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ file and select the .pit file. Ignore the step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in its name. Ignore the step if there is no such file.
Step 9: Once selected, Make sure the ‘Auto Reboot’ and “F. Reset Time’ options are checked and the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step 10: Now you are ready to go. Click on Start button to initiate the flashing process. This process will require some minutes to complete.
Step 11: Once completed, your device will restart. Once back online you have the latest Android 7.0 installed and running.
That’s it. You have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat on Sprint Galaxy S7/S7 Edge. If you have any questions or stuck at any point do let us know in the comments.