Today Samsung started rolling the Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S7 Edge. The software version bumps to G935FXXU2ERG4 based on Samsung Experience 9.0. The security patch level has been stepped up to that of April 2018.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge features a 5.5-inches display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The smartphone is powered by Octa-core Exynos 8890 Octa coupled with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB/64GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge comes with 12MP rear Camera and 5MP front shooting camera.
The OTA update weighs almost 1.2GB in Size. The update is sent via OTA (Over the air) in a phase-wise manner. It may take a while to reach every corner of the world. If you have the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge model, then you can check for the latest OTA update by stepping into settings. Remember, to receive this update, your phone must be running on Stock Firmware without root or mods installed.
This Android OS upgrade bundles together the features like telling dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (such as on Chrome), Better paste and copy, Faster Android behind the scenes, even Better battery life with much more advanced Doze mode, and also more.
Here we have shared the full guide on how to download and install G935FXXU2ERG4 Android Oreo Firmware for Galaxy S7 Edge. Before that, we request you to check for the software OTA update manually. Below we have given the complete instructions on how to check software update manually on your device.
How to Check Software Update Manually?
Here we will instruct on how to manually capture the Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo update with build number G935FXXU2ERG4.
Simply Go to device Settings –> About Phone –> Software update.
By following the above method you can easily find if you have any latest update on your phone.
Before starting the OTA download process,
- Ensure your phone has enough battery backup with at least 50% battery.
- Check that your device has enough storage to download and install the update.
- choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download the software update for Galaxy S7 Edge it.
What’s in Android 8.1 Oreo?
Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest released sweet from Google. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
New features for Android Oreo:
- Notifications Channels
- Picture In A Picture
- Multi-Display Support
- Keyboard Navigation
- Background Limits
- New Wi-Fi Features
- Better Icons
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Steps to Install Oreo firmware for Galaxy S7 EdgeWatch The Video on How to install Stock Firmware on any Samsung Galaxy devices using ODIN
The guide is simple and easy. So before installing the firmware, make sure you have the proper firmware downloaded. Also, read the instructions for installing the firmware. In this guide, we are using latest ODIN Download tool to flash the Android 8.0 Oreo.
How to update via ODIN Software
To install the firmware, you must first download the required software, firmware and drivers on your PC.
Download ODIN and DRIVERS:
- You must install Samsung Kies Software
- You also need to install Samsung USB Drivers
- Click to Download ODIN Software
- Download the required firmware and drivers.
- Your device must have 50% – 70% Battery.
- You need PC or Laptop to install this firmware.
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware. So make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t lose your data).
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your device.
Instructions to Install:
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